The Writing Retreat by Julia Bartz

Alex’s dreams are about to come true. She’s lucked into an invitation to the exclusive writing retreat hosted by her favorite author. Write a book in a month for a chance at a life changing publishing deal. All she has to do is survive.

Cutting Teeth by Chandler Baker

The normal squabbles among the preschoolers at Little Academy have advanced beyong pushing and pinching to biting. Their teacher have might put a stop to it if she hadn’t been murdered. Now these kids have developed a thirst for blood.

A Tidy Armageddon by B.H. Panhuyzen

After a weeks long stay in a military bunker, a group of soldiers find themselves alone in a world in which every man-made object has been collected and organized into huge stacks. Alone in this museum of consumerism, will they ever learn who did this and why?

The Centre by Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi

A Pakistani translator living in England is invited to attend a mysterious school that claims to teach fluency in any language in just ten days. But why is the method such a secret and what will happen when the secret is revealed?

Five Survive by Holly Jackson

Their RV roadtrip comes to a terrifying halt when six friends come under attack by a sniper demanding they reveal a secret. But how can they know which one when they all have skeletons in their closets?

Oddball by Sarah Anderson

This graphic novel is the fourth book in this author’s series. Even though the book is short, it touches on a variety of topics.

Batman: Killing Time

Catwoman, the Riddler, Killer Croc, and the Penguin have teamed up to steal one of Bruce Wayne’s most valuable possessions. But they’re not the only one’s who want it, so Batman’s also fighting a foul-mouthed federal agent, a charasmatic new villain, and the unexpected mastermind of the plan.

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

Lillian’s high school best friend needs her help. Her husband is being vetted as Secretary of State and someone needs to keep the kids from his first marriage out of the spotlight. The only problem... when they get upset, these kids catch on fire.

Witch Hazel by Molly Idle

“’I remember when I was your age. My furry friend and I would spend all day together in the sunshine, sharing stories.’
‘Tell me one,” said Hilda.
So Hazel told one…”

American Murderer by Gail Jarrow

“This vampire thrived in the warm southern climate. It lurked on the ground outside rural homes, schools, and churches. Invisible to its potential victims, it waited until one of them passed by. Undetected, it hitched a ride, burrowed in through the skin, and tricked the person’s body into allowing it to stay. The intruder hid deep in the host’s gut for years, anchored in place by sharp fang-like mouthparts.”

Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman

“Like a vine sprung overnight, we were reaching & wretched upon this mortal soil & even so we are undiminished. If just for this newborn day, let us take back our lives.”

Beneath by Cori Doerrfeld

“Beneath appearances are experiences. Beneath actions are explanations. Beneath what’s different is what’s the same.”

Everything is OK by Debbie Tung

“When it all feels out of control, hold on to the things that truly matter. Because what feels like the end is sometimes the beginning.”

Thieves by Lucie Bryon

This graphic novel is a romantic comedy that also involves kleptomania. The story is about parties in high school and trying to fit in as well.

Messy Roots by Laura Gao

“Every time I Struggled to fit into the world around me, I thought if I flew far away enough, the perfect home would magically appear. But when your roots are tangled up across so many different places, that perfect world may not exist.”