Dora Carradine is sick of life as a good girl and decides to rebel against her religious upbringing by joining a witch’s coven. When Dora discovers that the dark side is even darker than she could have imagined, she has some difficult choices to make.
What if we don’t know all that is out there? What if there are things that have always just been beyond our comprehension? In Endangered Creatures by Stephen Dunkley, only a few people know of the continued existence of dragons. One of those people is Connor Bradley whose job it is to relocate waste. Connor is about to get the surprise of his life when he meets the planet’s biggest conservationists.
In Revelations: Book One of the Merlin Chronicles by Daniel Diehl, Jason Carpenter, a grad student in England from Canal Fulton, Ohio, finds a crystalline sphere in the layers of the earth under a medieval outhouse. The mystical sphere seems to be alive and is a mystery as the technology to make such a sphere wasn’t available in the time period from which is must have come. Jason soon starts to have terrifying dreams featuring an older man with a white beard and when that man appears to him in the flesh and tells Jason that he is Merlin of the Arthurian legend, Jason is sure he’s going crazy. Merlin is on a quest and he needs Jason’s help to stop an old and very dangerous enemy. An enemy set to destroy and then dominate the modern world. Can they work together and save mankind?
In The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde, Dragons and the people of Hereford have lived by the Dragonpact for 400 years. When 15-year-old Jennifer Strange, the acting manager of a magical employment agency, hears that the seers are predicting that the last dragon will die at the hands of the Last Dragonslayer, she has no idea that she is indeed that Dragonslayer. She’s determined not to carry out the prophecy but something big is coming and no one, not even the Last Dragonslayer, may be able to stop it.
The Fire Within by Chris D’Lacey is the first book of a young adult series, David Rain, a 20-year-old college student, rents a room from Liz Pennykettle and her 10-year-old daughter, Lucy. Liz and her daughter make odd clay dragons that they sell, and Lucy makes a special dragon for David. Inspired by the dragon, David begins to write a story for Lucy finding that what he writes seems to happen.