The Obsidian Blade
After 13-year-old Tucker Feye's parents disappear, he suspects that the disks of shimmering air that appear are somehow involved, and when he steps inside one of them, he is whisked away on a time-twisting journey and trailed by a shadowy sect of priests. By the National Book Award-winning author of
Drifting through casinos his entire life alongside his unlucky gambler father, Tom survives by keeping his head low and developing con artist skills only to capture the attention of someone who recognizes his virtual-reality prowess and offers him a place in an elite military academy where he trains for an imminent World War Three.
I am Number Four
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you—but... We are not you. We have powers you dream of having. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books—But we are real. They caught Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. They killed them all. I am Number Four. I am next.
Conceived in deep space as a member of the first generation of New Earth pioneers, 15-year-old Waverly secretly wishes for a destiny more meaningful than marrying young and having children, only to find herself called upon to save her race when a traitorous sister ship begins abducting female crew members. By the author of Vibes.