By Sarah Prineas, Sarah Prineas
Conn, the gutterboy thief who became a boy magician, has been made Magister of the city of Wellmet. But before long, he is back in trouble. Conn and his little dragon Pip are accused of stealing other magicians' locus stones, the source of their power. Conn must go back to his life as a ragged gutterboy and slip into the dark and dangerous Twilight part of the city to discover the real thief and save Wellmet from a dark evil...
How to Love
By Katie Cotugno, Katie Cotugno
This is a love story. But it's not what you think. This is not a first kiss, or a first date. This is not love at first sight. This is a boy and a girl falling in messy, unpredictable, thrilling love. This is the complicated route to happiness that follows. This is real. This is life. This is how to love. Before: Reena has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember. But he's never noticed her, until one day... he does. They fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears from their humid Florida town, leaving a devastated - and pregnant - Reena behind. After: Three years later and there's a new love in Reena's life: her daughter Hannah. But just as swiftly and suddenly as he disappeared, Sawyer turns up again. After everything that's happened, can Reena really let herself love Sawyer again?
By K.M. Grant, K.M. Grant
Young Daisy and her six brothers and sisters love Hartslove, the crumbling castle that has been in their family for hundreds of years. But their kind but feckless father, scarred by his experiences in the Crimean War, and by his wife's desertion, is drinking the family money away. Then he puts Hartslove up for sale: he has spent his remaining money on a young, wild, horse. Daisy, passionate about her home and her family, is determined that the horse is the One; that he will win the Derby and save them all. But not everyone at Hartslove is on Daisy's side, and rich people are descending on the castle every day with an eye on snapping it up for themselves. With only months to go before the Derby, can Daisy and her wild brother Garth overcome the odds and lead The One to glory?
By Leander Deeny
Hazel travels to her Aunt's country house for a holiday. Her Aunt is angry and rude, so Hazel expects her stay to be a nightmare - little does she expect, though, that there are actual nightmares living in the garden. These creatures - scary amalgams of different animals such as gorillas and leopards - haunt her Aunt every night. And soon, Hazel is drawn into their world of creating and rehearsing these nightmares . . . With her new social circle consisting of gorillas crossed with leopards, pythons crossed with porcupines, and wooden-headed dogs, Hazel is thrown into a funny, scary world and learns a useful lesson about friendship along the way.