by Patrick Hodges

Several great books to tell you about this month, including one making her literary debut and one from our newest member!


11/14 – In Their Shoes: A Collection of Short Stories by L J Higgins

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Throughout our lifetimes, most of us will face different hardships, and create many amazing memories. All of those blend together to make you the person you become. Each of us have a different story, taking a different path. Whether you believe someone has taken the right path or not, it is important to remember that we all want the same things in life – to be happy and to be loved for who we are.
In Their Shoes is a collection of short stories that allows you to have a glimpse into someone’s life, giving you insight on how it may feel to be them for just a moment.

Genre: YA/Short Stories



12/4 – The Girl Who Collected Butterflies: A Supernatural Ghost Thriller (Haunted Minds) Volume 3 by John Hennessy

ButterfliesBoys made fun of her. Girls tended to avoid her. Teachers didn’t understand her. Marissa Coton collected butterflies. For her Very Special Project, Marissa took some butterflies and placed a name under each one. To her classmates, the selection appeared to be random. No harm done. But when the children in Marissa’s book begin to die in mysterious circumstances, the evidence points to the mysterious girl with black eyes who wears a red bow in her hair. There’s method in her apparent madness. There’s a reason why she’s doing it. By the time her secret is out, it will be far too late.

Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal


12/4 – Rigel (Appointments on Plum Street Book 1) by Eli Ingle

RigelAppointments on Plum Street is a series set across six worlds, three dimensions and multiple times zones. The first book, Rigel, starts the story as we see the young orphan Rigel on Earth, miserable and alone. Then one night his life is changed forever when a crew of airship pilots tear through the sky and offer to take him to another world.

On their journey they come across other children and Rigel finds that they are all at the centre of a legend thousands of years old … and he has no memory being part of it.

The Darkness, trapped for so long in the Dark Realm, is beginning to stir and venture out from its prison, taking hold a world at a time, led by the malignant and cruel Frivlok. But with limited experience, strength and cunning as a result of hundreds of years of hiding, how will they ever succeed against Frivlok and his Dark Parade?

Genre: Steampunk/Sci-Fi/Fantasy


12/7 – Wicked Rescue Mission by Chasity Nicole

Wicked Rescue Mission.jpgWhat do you do when the world is perfect one moment and in shambles the next? When your girlfriend’s kidnapped and taken to Hell by the Devil’s son? All we know is that Ember overheard a conversation between Piper and her father one night before Blade kidnapped her. She left us a message on a crumpled painting that gave us pieces of information. Leaving the eight of us to put it together to save her.

Our only mission is to get her back because our lives mean nothing without her. But, we’re only teenagers with superhuman powers, and we don’t have the power to walk between Earth and Hell. So, we turn to the only person we believe we can trust.

But the people we thought we could trust are turning against us in ways we never expected. So now, we must hurry to save Ember before it’s too late.

Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal

Click HERE to visit Ms. Nicole’s Amazon Author Page


12/21 – Freedom Will Ring by Leigh Mitchell

Front CoverIn a dystopia created by nuclear World War III, America Hawthorne emerges from the underground bunker that she was born and raised in. She finds herself in the New World—a world that is littered with broken societies, and full of danger, anarchy, and unimaginable terrors.

America seems to have found a new home within the walls of the safest society in the New World when she is taken in at Greyholt, but when Greyholt burns to the ground in a mysterious attack, America transitions from citizen to survivor, and from survivor to slave.

With the help of a few new friends, America hatches up a plan to free all of the slaves and ruin the society of Ravenstone for good—but first she must complete a series of tasks designed to destroy her mentally, emotionally, and physically in order to earn her freedom. She learns about love, loss, and friendship as she sparks a rebellious flame in the hearts and souls of the enslaved—will they survive the rebellion?

Genre: Young Adult/Dystopian


12/31 – Doll by Miracle Austin

DollMany would be too afraid to even whisper that Pepper Fox deserved every single thing she had coming to her.

Her enemies swarmed the halls of Frost High and beyond.

Tomie, Sari and Opal defined her tormented victim list.

Opal shined the brightest on Pepper’s list.

Will these three outcasts devise a plan big enough to give the Queen Bee a taste of her own medicine?

Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal