Back 2 School Special – YA – Sept 29-Oct 1

REJOICE! The children are back in school.

For those who live to read…here are some awesome books provided by the incredible authors who wrote them. All in celebration of the new school year.

While a few of these books might be oldies, but goodies…others could be new and fresh off the presses.

Relax and find your new favorite author.

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Young Adult (YA)

Young adult fiction or young adult literature (YA) is fiction published for readers in their youth. The terms young adult novel, juvenile novel, teenage fiction, young adult book, etc., refer to the works in this category. The subject matter and story lines of young adult literature are typically consistent with the age and experience of the main character, but this literature spans the spectrum of fiction genres. Stories that focus on the specific challenges of youth are sometimes referred to as problem novels or coming-of-age novels.

Please enjoy these books that focus on Young Adult and its sub-genres. The list is available in alphabetically order by title.

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Airwoman by Zara Quentin

YA Fantasy

A dreamer chases rumours of magic across portals to another world—and into the clutches of a killer…

Jade Gariq is a dreamer—she longs to join the Traveller Force and visit the far-flung worlds of the Dragonverse. When her father suddenly dies, she inherits his cross-portal trading company, turning her life upside down.

Mourning her father, Jade hears rumours that suggest his death is not what it seems. Her uncle suspects foul play and all clues point to an uncharted, uninhabited world.

Determined to find the truth, Jade may finally get the chance to follow her dream–but will her father’s killer find her first?

Airwoman is the first in a fresh, original young adult fantasy series. If you love page-turning epic adventure, portals into incredible new worlds and a dash of romance, Airwoman is a must-read.

Buy Airwoman now and discover whether this dreamer can survive her worst nightmare.

Beneath the Stars by Jude Ouvrard

Young Adult

Back in 1999, university student Clara is doing everything she can to stay focused. She avoids relationships at all cost, not wanting to risk drama or a broken heart before her finals. Until one night, she starts talking to a stranger on the internet, one she has too much in common with. Quickly, her virtual friendship feels like more. Sending letters, phone calls and thinking about him nonstop, turns her reality upside down. Can she really love someone who lives hundreds of miles away, whom she’s never met in person? Is it meant to be or meant to fall apart? Only the future can tell…

Sublime Karma by Peyton Garver

Young Adult

When Brie’s stepfather moves the family for what he calls a new beginning, it’s not the new beginning she would have hoped for. Brie is targeted by jealous girls at her new school, and the only available seat on her bus is next to Jake, who for some reason, finds her offensive. After a humiliating article and picture of Brie is posted in the online school journal, a demon she thought she’d overcome resurfaces, and her life unravels. A newly compassionate Jake has finally taken an interest in her, but can Brie learn to trust her heart, or will she miss out on the best thing that ever happened to her?

Jake has his own secrets and has built his own walls, but eventually his curiosity about the new girl gets the best of him. Unfortunately, now there is competition: the captain of her cross country team. Jake’s romantic histories with the girl next door and the school’s queen bee, adds tension to a simmering tempest when all he wants is Brie. Is he strong enough to help the one he loves weave sense into her crumbling new reality while overcoming his own tainted past?

Watching July by Christine Hart

YA Paranormal

Sixteen-year-old July MacKenzie can hardly recognize her own life anymore. A few months ago, she was enjoying her urban lifestyle in Vancouver, going to school, hanging out with the same old friends she’d had for years. Now, when she steps out her back door, the only evidence of human existence she sees is an empty road, stretching off in the distance to … nowhere.

It all happened so fast! Her mom was killed in a hit and run accident, and before she knew it Marie, her other parent, had sold the house, packed up and moved them out into the Interior. How could she leave everything behind like that? July could never make new friends. She’d never get used to the dark nights of the countryside. And she’d never, ever, stop missing her birth mom as long as she lived! But then July meets the boy down the road. Surprised to find herself falling in love and making friends at school, she starts to see the possibility of building a new life. But mysterious events soon make it clear that her new world is still very connected to her past. When it is revealed that her mother’s death was not what it seemed, July must face some shocking discoveries that quickly gain a momentum that spirals out of control.

Winter of the Crystal Dances by Angela Dorsey

Young Adult

Evy can telepathically understand horses, but she’s not sure if it’s a blessing or a curse. Her secret “gift” certainly seems to get her in a lot of trouble. When some starving mustangs wander close to the wilderness cabin that she shares with her hermit mother, she knows she must help them – but her act of kindness quickly snowballs into events that forever change her life and the life of a very special mustang filly.

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