Archive for the ‘Teen and up’ Category

  Book Summary: Orphaned at a young age, Skylar McHenry grew up as little more than a servant and shunned by everyone around her because of her reputation as a pirate’s daughter. Each day Skye faces is marked by some new struggle. Her only hope is to rely on her heavenly Father’s care and comfort […]

    Book Summary: Louise’s friend is dragging her along on a dubious treasure hunt. She, however, would rather be reading the recently discovered letters written by her great-great-grandmother, Georgiana Donahue. Meanwhile, Xavier, a young law student, is facing struggles of his own. He can’t find a job, his uncle is constantly belittling his late […]

small steps the year i got polio

Widgets Book Summary: This heartfelt memoir takes readers back to 1949 when the author, at age 12, contracted polio. Using fictionalized dialogue, she describes her seven-month ordeal–her diagnosis and quarantine, her terrifying paralysis, her slow and difficult recuperation–and the people she encountered along the way. Kehret supplies a few words about the illness in […]

  Author bio: Kaitlyn Deann has been telling stories since she was very young, whether through at-home productions with her cousins and siblings or through verbal tellings. She decided to try her hand at writing when she was eleven, and it became a part of her in an unexplainable way. She fell in love with […]

  Author bio: Ashlee Willis is the author of Christian fantasy for young adults. She lives in the heart of Missouri. When not reading or writing, you will find her in her garden, splashing in the creek with her young son, or taking long forest rambles.  Find more about her on her blog.   Book […]

  Author bio: Jaye L. Knight is a homeschool graduated indie author with a passion for writing Christian fantasy and clean new adult fiction.  Armed with an active imagination and love for adventure, Jaye weaves stories of truth, faith, and courage with the message that even in the deepest darkness, God’s love shines as […]

Author bio: Jaye L. Knight is a homeschool graduated indie author with a passion for writing Christian fantasy and clean new adult fiction.  Armed with an active imagination and love for adventure, Jaye weaves stories of truth, faith, and courage with the message that even in the deepest darkness, God’s love shines as a […]

  Summary: Dark Canyons is the story of a family forced to defend its way of life. Twelve-year-old June is growing up happily with her scholarly mother and practical father on a remote ranch. She has never been to school, but June’s agile mind makes learning second nature. From her mother June has learned to […]

Book Summary- A coming-of-age tale with a spooky twist! Maggie McKay hardly knows what to do with herself. After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and rough-housing with her older brothers, it’s time for Maggie to face the outside world, all on her own. But that means facing high school first. And it […]

Book Summary: Following the colossal battle against the Empire’s warriors on the Burning Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives. Still there is more at hand for the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by a tangle of promises he may not be able to keep.First is […]