On the ruined planet Earth, where people are confined to megacities and resources are scarce, Deedra endures a bleak existence. One day she comes across a beautiful boy named Rose struggling to cross the river-- a boy with a secretive past and special abilities, who is somehow able to find comfort and life from their dying planet. When the Magistrate's son is murdered, and Rose becomes the prime suspect, Deedra struggles to save him. Little do they know how much their relationship will affect the fate of everyone who lives on the planet.
"Senior Will Caynes must face unsettling feelings for his best friend Angus after they share a drunken kiss, while also embarking on his first real relationship with sophomore Brandy--all as the burden of home-life troubles weigh heavily"-- Provided by publisher.
22 minutes separate Julia Vann's before and after. Before: Julia had a twin brother, a boyfriend, and a best friend. After: She has a new identity, a new hometown, and memories of those twenty-two minutes that refuse to come into focus. At least, that's what she tells the police. Now that she's Lucy Black, she's able to begin again. She's even getting used to the empty bedroom where her brother should be. And her fresh start has attracted the attention of one of the hottest guys in school, a boy who will do anything to protect her. But when someone much more dangerous also takes notice, Lucy's forced to confront the dark secrets she thought were safely left behind.
"After a supernatural showdown with a serial killer, Evie O'Neill has outed herself as a Diviner and has become a media darling. In the meantime, a mysterious sleeping sickness has hit New York City, and the Diviners must band together to find the cause and the cure"-- Provided by publisher.
"Fifteen-year-old bender Kivali has had a rough time in a gender-rigid culture. Abandoned as a baby and raised by Sheila, an ardent nonconformist, Kivali has always been surrounded by uncertainty. Where did she come from? Is it true what Sheila says, that she was deposited on Earth by the mysterious saurians? What are you? people ask, and Kivali isn't sure. Boy/girl? Human/lizard? Both/neither? Now she's in CropCamp, with all of its schedules and regs, and the first real friends she's ever had. Strange occurrences and complicated relationships raise questions Kivali has never before had to consider. But she has a gift--the power to enter a trancelike state to harness the "knowings" inside her. She has Lizard Radio. Will it be enough to save her?" -- provided by publisher.
When the downtrodden Noor rebel in the West, Wen, overhearing a plan to crush the Noor with powerful war machines, leaves the ghostly Bo, now a boy determined to transform himself into a living machine, and journeys into the war zone to warn the Noor--and her great love, Melik.
"When Arielle is contacted by those who have died, she struggles to differentiate between the real, the imagined, and the supernatural"-- Provided by the publisher.
"Friends Smiles and Nike spend the summer of 1983 in the South Bronx working a job at a summer camp, chasing girls, and breakdancing"-- Provided by the publisher.
"When Tim and Alice begin to fall in love, Tim thinks he is finally on the right track, until the unexpected consequences of his drug-addicted and alcoholic past throw a wrench in his new life"--provided by publisher.
Paloma is a teenage TV star who is becoming more famous for her bad behavior than her acting. Oona works at a coffee shop-- and could almost be Paloma's twin. When Paloma's worried agent comes up with a plan to send Paloma to a brat camp, and pay Oona to take her place, what could go wrong?