Category Archives: Nomination Features-2014

Introducing Captives

In a dystopian future, eighteen-year-old Levi returns from Denver City with his latest scavenged treasures and finds his village of Glenrock decimated, loved ones killed, and many–including his fiancée, Jem–taken captive. Continue reading

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Introducing Merlin’s Shadow

Merlin’s Shadow by Robert Treskillard Genre: YA Epic Fantasy Description Betrayal. Book Two of The Merlin Spiral After destroying the sinister Druid Stone and freeing his people from its dark control, Merlin finds himself to be a royal advisor without … Continue reading

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Introducing Merlin’s Blade

Merlin’s Blade by Robert Treskillard Genre: YA Fantasy Description Merlin’s Greatest Weakness Could Become His Greatest Strength Book One of The Merlin Spiral When a meteorite crashes near a small village in fifth-century Britain, it brings with it a mysterious black … Continue reading

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Introducing Dragonwitch

Submissive to her father’s will, Lady Leta of Aiven travels far to meet a prospective husband she neither knows nor loves–Lord Alistair, future king of the North Country. Continue reading

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Introducing The Sinners’ Garden

The Sinners’ Garden by William Sirls Genre: Contemporary supernatural Description In the small Lake Erie township of Benning, someone is at work cultivating a supernatural garden …   Andy Kemp’s young life has been as ravaged as his scarred face. … Continue reading

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Introducing Nightriders

Genre Fantasy Western Description Ghost riders, bird men, and justice in the killin’ fields. Mack Cavanaugh claims to be a Nightrider, one of a band of infamous Texas outlaws from the late 1800s. Except he says they wasn’t outlaws, just … Continue reading

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Introducing Sandstorm

Sandstorm by Steve Rzasa Genre science fiction Description It’s been four months since the city-state of Perch turned away the invading army of its southern rival, Trestleway, and sent the dark forces of the Cythraul packing. Thanks in no small part, … Continue reading

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Introducing Memory’s Door

The prophecy brought them together. But the Wolf has risen, and now their greatest battle begins. Continue reading

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Introducing Failstate: Legends

Failstate: Legends by John W. Otte Genre young adult speculative fiction Description A young superhero. A legend reborn. And a whole mess of zombies. Failstate (a.k.a., Robin Laughlin) thought his life would get easier after he’d earned his superhero license. But … Continue reading

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Introducing The Circle Girls

The Circle Girls: Once Upon a Witch by Anya Novikov Genre: YA fantasy romance Description God will give you blood to drink…An ordinary teenager finds out what witch-hunting is all about—in her own everyday world. When Deliverance “Delli” Willis, an … Continue reading

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Introducing Amish Vampires in Space

Genre Science fiction Description Jebediah has a secret that will change his world forever and send his people into space. The Amish world of Alabaster calls upon an ancient promise to escape destruction. Then end up on a cargo ship … Continue reading

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Introducing Luminary

Luminary by Krista McGee Genre young adult science fiction dystopia Description Thalli thought escaping to the surface would mean freedom. But is she any less of an anomaly aboveground? After escaping an underground annihilation chamber, Thalli, Berk, Rhen, and John find … Continue reading

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Introducing Anomaly

Thalli has fifteen minutes and twenty-three seconds to live. The toxic gas that will complete her annihilation is invading her bloodstream. But she is not afraid. Continue reading

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Introducing The Constant Tower

The Constant Tower by Carole McDonnell Genre: Fantasy Description Sickly fifteen year old Prince Psal, the son of the nature-blessed warrior-king Nahas, should have been named Crown Prince of all Wheel Clan lands. A priest-physician like his friend Ephan, Psal … Continue reading

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Introducing Secrets Kept

Secrets Kept by J. L. Mbewe Genre YA fantasy, romance Description With a curse, she will build an army. With the dagger, she will undo the last sacrifice. But first the sorceress must find the secret keeper. Torn from her … Continue reading

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Introducing The Shadow Lamp

The Shadow Lamp by Stephen Lawhead Genre Science fantasy Description Bright Empires series (Book 4) The quest for answers—and ultimate survival—hinges on finding the cosmic link between the Skin Map, the Shadow Lamp, and the Spirit Well. The search for … Continue reading

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Introducing A Hero’s Throne

A Hero’s Throne by Ross Lawhead Genre: Fantasy Description “Knights of Ennor—the time has come to awake. Rise up to fulfill your secret oath and sacred duty.” The Ancient Earth Trilogy No.2 Deep beneath the streets of England lies another … Continue reading

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Introducing Truth Runner

Truth Runner by Jerel Law Genre middle grade fantasy (ages 9-12) Son of Angels series Description It has been a trying six months for Jonah, Eliza, and Jeremiah Stone. They have been grieving over the loss of their nephilim mother, … Continue reading

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Introducing Shadow Chaser

Jonah’s story comes to resemble a modern-day Job as he’s faced with trials that affect his health, strength, relationships, and most-prized possessions. Continue reading

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Introducing King

King by R. J. Larson Genre: Epic fantasy Description Fantasy Meets the Old Testament in a Novel That Will Reach Readers of All Ages Books of the Infinite No.3 Against his wishes and desires, Akabe of Siphra has been chosen … Continue reading

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