“Nurse Florence, How Do We Feel Pain?” is part of the Nurse Florence Children’s Book Series by Michael Dow. With over 20 books in the collection, Michael Dow has created an exemplary resource of health, wellness, and science for kids.
“Emma Murphy and the Ultimate Power” is an engaging sci-fi book for upper middle grade and young adults. With flawless world-building by the author, readers will easily be transported onto the island—a place of portals, larger-than-life creatures, and extraterrestrial activity. Told from the third-person perspective, the introverted-human-turned-alien-heir Emma shows us what it’s like to be thrust into the unknown and question everything she ever thought true.
Dr. Sam Newson has brought to life the legends of the Outer Banks of NC. He grew up in North Carolina, so he has personal knowledge of the setting he chose for “Boy in the Treetops.”
“Red on White” by author J.P. Biddlecome, is a fascinating journey through the eyes of 15-year-old James Anderson and his quest to survive an earthquake ‘alone’.
Daniel Santos is a twenty-one-year young adult author, born in Manila, Philippines, and immigrated to the U.S at a very young age. He's spent most of his life living in the West while occasionally flying home to visit his family. When he's not listening to music, playing video games or just doing things people of his age engage in, he's writing. Daniel's writing usually consists of fantasy fiction that delves into the paranormal. He likes to focus on characterization and letting the reader get to know his characters. He genuinely believes that we often learn more from fictional characters than we do from real ones. Life is Inevitable is his debut novel.
“From Brick & Darkness” by J.L. Sullivan is a YA novel that is profoundly entertaining. Most of us, at some point in our lives, wondered what 3 wishes we would ask a genie to grant. It’s an interesting mental game. Would we wish for an end to sickness and crime? Would we go the fame and fortune route? The possibilities seem endless, especially for a teenager, when dreams still seem within reach and hope is a constant companion.
“The Portsmouth Alarm (December 1774)” by Terri DeMitchell takes a twist to one of the crucial historical moments leading up to the Revolutionary War.
“Spoiler” is the third and final book in The Healer Chronicles, an epic YA fantasy series by Michael J. Bowler.
“Life is Inevitable” is the debut teen/YA fantasy novel by new author, Daniel Santos. Gripping issues relevant to today’s society, such as suicide, bullying, abuse, and neglect, combines with paranormal fantastical elements to create a story that pulls you in from the first page and doesn’t let go. 
When Timothy spots a shooting star, he grabs the opportunity and wishes for it to snow. He can hardly believe his eyes when the next morning he awakens to a flurry of white! However, what seems like a blessing soon turns into a curse when the miraculous snowstorm is still there the next day and is showing no signs of letting up. Our bird-based hero must find a way to stop the never-ending snowstorm before the town is buried forever.
This kickoff to an exciting new series promises to be full of adventure, following the Stonehart kids as they travel to exciting events in time, using their knowledge, what’s packed in their backpacks, and each other’s skill sets to solve any challenges they face along the way. The sibling rivalry, comradery, and teamwork lend to a perfect family read.
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