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Genre: young adult
|Black Pony Adventures, collection of short stories||MrsPiddles||Novel||3||n/a||Jul 21, 2014|
Summary:After I launched my first Black Pony story I hosted an art contest. Winning sketches would be used to illustrate chapters in the next book. The contest was such a hit that an entire class of first graders sent in sketches. No way could I choose just one, so I wrote a short story for each sketch. (Yes, full permission of the parents for publishing) All of the stories deals with some little issue. I may not post all eighteen stories, the book must be on the shelf by September. But some of the tougher ones need more work. I appreciate any suggestions, big or small, and all the feedback I can garner. Thanks for reading, MzP
|Liam's Quest||lucyinthesky||Novel||3||n/a||Jul 20, 2014|
Summary:Young Adult fantasy. Liam's Quest, Annwn Book II, is the sequel to Errant Knight. It takes pieces of the King Arthur legend and fast-forwards about 1,500 years, weaving medieval magic and modern-day romance into an epic adventure. It's been two weeks since Tian and Jordan's wedding. The threat of the black death weighs heavy on everyone's mind, especially Liam's, as he searches for the last stone in the prophecy. Thanks to everyone for all their encouragement and support.
|Legend of the Superstition Gold - rewrite||MrsPiddles||Novel||1||n/a||Jul 9, 2014|
Summary:People gone missing, ghost stories, legends, and The Lost Dutchman Goldmine. Danger abounds, yet twelve year old Annie and her Welsh pony, Midnight, can’t wait to join the Shadow Riders in their yearly overnight trek into the beautiful wilderness. But Annie’s telepathic connection with her pony, and the pony’s ability to communicate as all animals do, reveal the secret protected through centuries by The Thunder God of the Apache Nation. Annie and her pony are swept away in a rockslide, bound to ‘go missing’ like hundreds of hikers before her. However, miraculously she survives. Transported to a foreign time and place, separated from her beloved Midnight, Annie must overcome pain and fear to confront the evil young medicine woman, Dark Cloud, and learn the truth of the Superstition Gold. After struggling for ten days, Annie and Midnight are reunited and make their escape. Finding their way back to the riding club, she finds that only minutes have past. Only instead of enjoying campfire stories under a full moon, the moon is in its last quarter. This is the third story in the Black Pony Adventures, a story about a pony who finally meets the right rider, and Annie, who finally meets that one special horse. Is she a horse whisperer? Maybe, but for sure she can hear Midnight’s thoughts, and he can hear hers. Books one and two, The Black Pony and Midnight and the Race Horse, were self-published through Create Space near the end of 2013. Although this is a series, it is not a trilogy and each book refers to other books, but is not dependent on them. The audience is 9-12, topic for all books is horses with emphasis on barrel racing, trail riding, and dealing with real life issues. Give me whatever suggestions strike you. I've made corrections based on your comments, but there's always room for improvement. This is a story within a story, so the first few chapters may come across as a bit slow, but don’t miss a word.
|Mystery of the Black Hollow||theLink||Novel||2||n/a||Jul 6, 2014|
Summary:SUMMARY: Three young friends are determined to discover the truth about the mysterious Black Hollow that plagues their clan. Patrollers near the Hollow are regularly disappearing, but the clan’s Elders seem unable to do anything about it. EOD is the female leader of the group, wise for her age, inquisitive, balanced, and a peace maker. WOC, also a girl, is her best friend. Energetic, impulsive, brave, and intuitive, Woc is the driving force behind their commitment to face the Hollow. STRAH, a boy, is bright, logical, cautious, and fearful. The trio seeks the help and counsel of ODO, an old hermit who long ago lost two offspring to the Hollow. To ensure the three are ready to face the dangers ahead, Odo requires them to meet several difficult challenges, most of which the reader can participate in. After each success, Odo shares a clue about the Hollow in the form of a riddle. Together, the trio faces his challenges, sorts out the clues, and visits the Hollow. They watch in horror as another clan brother is taken by a large beast, they figure out what lures the patrollers into the Hollow, and they face a beast, themselves, head on and survive. They leave the Hollow armed with sufficient knowledge to ensure that no clan member will ever again be taken, but some of the Hollow's mysteries remain for the Elders to decipher. All three come into their own as they together face the hermit’s challenges and the harsh realities of the Black Hollow. In the process, their friendship deepens and matures, and each one is changed. But, as the surprise ending reveals, all is not as it seems.
|Amber Eyes.||Mariana Reuter||Novel||3||n/a||Jul 5, 2014|
Summary:After almost being raped at home, a 14 yo girl runs away to her grandmother's only to unveil dark family secrets threatening her and her boyfriend's life.
|Dead Girls Never Give Up (Dead Girls series, volume 2)||Susan Stec||Novel||1||n/a||Jun 4, 2014|
Summary:Working title, looking for suggestions. Sara's dead. Her sister is a necromancer. Her grandmother is out to get even and her only two spirited friends are definitely not boyfriend material.
|Founders||graymartin||Novel||7||n/a||Apr 10, 2014|
Summary:Born a lowly Settler, sixteen-year-old Wil isn't supposed to have the Gift, but he does. Like the Great One himself, he can sift the minds of those around him, probing every hidden thought. The Gift has transformed his life, lifting him from a Settler's Camp to the Guardian Academy - an elite school where young Sifters learn how to use their power. He's been taught that Guardians are a force for good, charged with protecting the people of Neoden from the evil of selfish thought. But when he and his fellow cadets come under attack, those beliefs shatter. Why would the Settlers he's been sent to protect want to kill him? When a voice from the past reaches out to him, he's forced to face a new and terrifying possibility: maybe powerful evil still exists in the world. And maybe he's becoming a part of it. I'm especially interested to hear whether or not the story, characters and dystopian world hook you. Is the world-building interesting or cliche? Same question for the main characters. Nits, of course, are always welcome! Thanks!
|The Celebrity Gene||J_Teck||Novel||1||n/a||Mar 20, 2014|
Summary:Melanie Reyser is finally ready to confess her true feelings to her best friend, Aaron Price. When a new student suddenly shows up, capturing Aaron's immediate attention, Melanie is crushed. Savannah Dalton is amazingly beautiful and friendly and appears to have it all. But is she hiding something? Savannah will soon introduce both Melanie and Aaron to a twisted world that they never knew existed. Their lives will never be the same. I have really been working on rewrites of a lot of this story and hope you find it much improved!!
|The NostraBenson Prophecies - v2||Stefanie Dubois||Novel||1||n/a||Mar 16, 2014|
Summary:Growing up the adoptive sons of a derisible psychic is one thing. Having their father's doomsday prediction actually come true is quite another. Brothers, Sam and Micky, survived the disaster only to learn that another is destined but preventable, only if they learn to decode their father's cryptic prophecies.
|Incarnate||Jeanne M. Bannon||Novel||2||n/a||Mar 11, 2014|
Summary:Stephen, a young discarnate soul, unwillingly incarnates on the earthly plane to help a woman in an abusive relationship; soon, he falls in love with her, and when he loses her, must decide if life is worth living without her.