Join us for a night of YA with Veronica Rossi, Mary E. Pearson and Kiersten White. Veronica Rossi’s is the bestselling author of the Under the Never Sky series. Riders is the first novel in a new planned series featuring 18-year-old Gideon Blake. Nothing but death can keep him from his dream of becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does. Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can't remove. His death has brought to life his real destiny: he is War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse.
Mary E. Pearson is the author of award-winning bestselling novels for teens. A Booklist starred review praised The Heart of Betrayal: “Pearson masterfully controls all elements of her story. There are surprises up until the last. Anticipation for the next volume will start as soon as this one is put down.”
San Diego local author Kiersten White, self-described “giver of the most awkward hugs,” is the New York Times bestselling author of the Paranormalcy trilogy. Andrea Cremer calls Illusions of Fate “deliciously original in its intriguing plot and irresistible characters, Illusions of Fate may be filled with spells, but it’s Kiersten White who is truly magic.” Fans of Libba Bray and Cassandra Clare will fall in love with this captivating stand-alone novel from Kiersten.
For eighteen-year-old Gideon Blake, nothing but death can keep him from achieving his goal of becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does.
Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can't remove. His death has brought to life his real destiny. He has become War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse.
Over the coming weeks, he and the other horsemen--Conquest, Famine, and Death--are brought together by a beautiful but frustratingly secretive girl to help save humanity from an ancient evil on the emergence.
Now--bound, bloodied, and drugged--Gideon is interrogated by the authorities about his role in a battle that has become an international incident. If he stands any chance of saving his friends and the girl he's fallen for--not to mention all of humankind--he needs to convince the skeptical government officials the world is in imminent danger.
But will anyone believe him?
Dive into a world of enchantment and romance in this lush fantasy, which Stephanie Perkins, international bestselling author ofAnna and the French Kiss, called an absolute delight a magical, sparkling, dangerous world with witty repartee and a romance that will light your heart on fire. Fans of Libba Bray and Cassandra Clare will fall in love with this captivating stand-alone novel from Kiersten White, New York Timesbestselling author of the Paranormalcy trilogy.
Jessamin has been an outcast since she moved from her island home of Melei to the dreary country of Albion. Everything changes when she meets the gorgeous, enigmatic Finn, who introduces her to the secret world of Albion's nobility. It s a world that has everything Jessamin doesn't power, money, status . . . and magic. But Finn has secrets of his own, and the vicious Lord Downpike will do anything to possess them. Unless Jessamin, armed only with her wits, can stop him.
Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Princess Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape--and even less of being together--as the foundations of Lia's deeply-held beliefs crumble beneath her while she wrestles with her upbringing, her gift, and her very sense of self to make powerful choices that affect her country, her people, and her own destiny.