Spring is officially here and the timing is perfect to discover new and uncharted fantastical lands. Whether you're taking a trip to a newly re imagined Wonderland, or fighting demons with a grumpy reluctant angel or watching the sunset from a hundred year old beach house, these books are sure to delight and engage any reader--no matter their age.
A century after a devastating volcanic eruption forced Iceland's inhabitants to abandon its shores, the island has become enshrouded in legend. But the truth behind the legends is mechanical, not magical--and the mystery of the island a matter of life and death for a community of women who once spilled noble blood to secure their freedom.
Five years ago, Annika unwittingly endangered that secret, but her sister Kšlla took the blame and was exiled. Now Annika serves on an airship, searching for her sister and longing to return home. But that home is threatened when scientific expedition leader David Kentewess comes aboard, looking to expose Annika's secrets. Then disaster strikes, leaving David and Annika stranded on a glacier and pursued by a madman, with their very survival depending on keeping the heat rising between them--and generating lots of steam...
The world is gone, destroyed by human, ecological, or
supernatural causes. Survivors dodge chemical warfare and
cruel gods; they travel the reaches of space and inhabit
underground caverns. Their enemies are disease, corrupt
corporations, and one another; their resources are few and
their courage is tested.
Powerful original dystopian
tales from nine bestselling authors offer bleak insight,
prophetic visions, and precious glimmers of light among the
shards and ashes of a ruined world.
from: Kelley Armstrong Rachel Caine Kami
Garcia Nancy Holder Melissa Marr Beth
Revis Veronica Roth Carrie Ryan Margaret Stohl
New York Times bestselling author Vicki Pettersson is
back with The Lost, the second spine-tingling entry
in her supernatural noir trilogy, Celestial Blues.
Fallen angel Griffin "Grif" Shaw and his mortal lover,
reporter Katherine Craig, are trying to learn the truth
about Grif's death a half a century earlier. This quest will
lead them to discover that the Pures might have their own
agenda—one that will have Grif and Kit scrambling to stay
alive, to stay together, and to choose their fate...before
it's chosen for them.
Blending paranormal romance, thrilling action, and a
captivating mystery, The Lost, is an urban fantasy
sure to please fans of Jeaniene Frost, Kim Harrison, and
For more than three hundred years, Bluff House has sat above
Whiskey Beach, guarding its shore—and its secrets. But to
Eli Landon, it's home...
A Boston lawyer, Eli has weathered an intense year of public
scrutiny and police investigations after being accused
of—but never arrested for—the murder of his soon-to-be-ex wife.
He finds sanctuary at Bluff House, even though his beloved
grandmother is in Boston recuperating from a nasty fall.
Abra Walsh is always there, though. Whiskey Beach's resident
housekeeper, yoga instructor, jewelry maker, and massage
therapist, Abra is a woman of many talents—including helping
Eli take control of his life and clear his name. But as they
become entangled in each other, they find themselves caught
in a net that stretches back for centuries—one that has
ensnared a man intent on reaping the rewards of destroying
Eli Landon once and for all...
This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a
mystical under-land, as well as a girl's pangs of first love
Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and
flowers--precisely the affliction that landed her mother in
a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches
back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life
inspiration for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in
Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together.
For now. When her mother's mental health takes a turn for
the worse, Alyssa learns that what she thought was fiction
is based in terrifying reality.
The real Wonderland is a place far darker and more twisted
than Lewis Carroll ever let on. There, Alyssa must pass a
series of tests, including draining an ocean of Alice's
tears, waking the slumbering tea party, and subduing a
vicious bandersnatch, to fix Alice's mistakes and save her
family. She must also decide whom to trust: Jeb, her
gorgeous best friend and secret crush, or the sexy but
suspicious Morpheus, her guide through Wonderland, who may
have dark motives of his own.