Transgender demigod Teo is unexpectedly selected for the Sunbearer Trials, a fierce competition among demigod heroes where the winner sacrifices the loser to Sol, their blood fueling the Sun Stones that protect Reino del Sol.
When asked by the king to falsely prophesy the prince's love story for an upcoming ball, prophet and a liar Violet awakens a dead curse that will end in either damnation or salvation for the kingdom--and her own fate.
On the Texas-Mexico border, eighteen-year-old Grace's relationship with her older sister Mercy is fractured when Mercy's two-year-old son dies in an accident, bringing to the surface old family traumas and literal ghosts as the family struggles to heal.
Ning enters a cutthroat magical competition to find the kingdom's greatest master of the art of brewing tea, but political schemes and secrets make her goal of gaining access to royal physicians to cure her dying sister far more dangerous than she imagined.
The exiled Princess Shiori must unravel the curse that turned her six brothers into cranes, and she is assisted by her spurned betrothed, a capricious dragon, and a paper bird brought to life by her own magic.
When her convent is attacked by possessed soldiers, Artemisia defends the Gray Sisters by awakening the revenant bound to a saint's relic, even though she runs the risk of being possessed permanently by the powerful ancient spirit.
In Erin Beaty's medieval YA fantasy thriller, Blood and Moonlight, an orphan with a secret, magical sight gets caught between a mysterious genius and the serial killer he's hunting.
Rising above the city of Collis is the holy Sanctum. And, watching over its spires is Catrin, an orphan girl with unique skills- for she alone can spot the building's flaws in construction before they turn deadly.
But, when Catrin witnesses a murderer escaping the...
After losing everything to an undeserving rival, a sixteen-year-old musician sets out to expose that her rival's newfound musical abilities stem from an illegal use of magic--but what she discovers will rock everything she knows about her family, music, and the girl she thought was her enemy.
Lou never believed in superstitions or magic-until her teenage aunt Neela is kidnapped to the goblin market. Determined to save Neela, Lou learns songs and spells and tricks that will help her navigate this dangerous world and slip past a goblin's defenses-but she only has three days to find Neela before the market disappears and her aunt becomes one of them forever.
"When the King's Courier, Lord Tycho, stops in the small town of Briarlock he is quick to befriend Jax and Callyn, but the town has long been an outpost for the anti-magic Truthbringers, and soon they find themselves embroiled in a world of shifting alliances and ancient magic"--
"Princess Charis Willowthorn is the dutiful sword of Calera. Raised to be ruthless and cunning, her only goal is to hold her war-torn kingdom together long enough to find a path toward peace with their ancient foe Montevallo...By day, she is Calera's formidable princess intent on forging an alliance with Montevallo. By night, she disguises herself as a smuggler and roams the sea with a trusted group of loyalists, hunting for their new enemies. And...
Scholarly and soft-spoken, seventeen-year-old Thea escapes from her mother's pirate ship and into the arms of a charming sailor whose betrayal forces Thea to reconsider her mother's lessons about surviving in a man's world.
Spirited away to the subterranean realm of Nagalok as children, seventeen-year-olds Tanvi and Venkat are charged with harvesting human dreams for the entertainment of the naga court--until one of them begins to remember the mortal life she left behind.
When eighteen-year-old Alessa's power to slay demons mysteriously disappears, she hires Dante, a cynical outcast marked as a killer, to become her bodyguard, and soon discovers he is either the one person who can help her master her gift or the one who destroys her.
Olivia Prior has grown up at the grim Merilance School for Girls with no no past except for her one treasure, her mother's journal, so when a letter arrives inviting her to come home to ruinous manor, Gallant, she seizes the chance to find out about her family.