Willow Files 2 by Yvonne Navarro (available only as an e-book)
insecure, bookish Willow became fast friends with Buffy upon her arrival to
Sunnydale. As a high-tech Slayerette, Willow used her computer skills for good
and, with time, her powers turned to the realm of magic. She's always longed for
more parental guidance, but when Sunnydale's adults are swept up in a
witch-hunt, Willow finds that her mother's judgment really burns. And who knew
that forays into the black arts would bring Willow face-to-face with a side of
herself she never imagined existed?
by Christopher Golden YA Golden,
When nineteen-year-old Jack Dwyer's best friend Artie is murdered, he is
devastated. But his world is truly turned upside down when Artie emerges from
the Ghostlands to bring him a warning.
With his dead friend's guidance and
the help of the one person who doesn't think he's insane, Jack learns of the
existence of the Prowlers. Under bold new leader Owen Tanzer, the Prowlers,
already eight packs strong, have united. They move from city to city, preying on
humans until they are close to being exposed, then they move on. And unlike
werewolves of legend, they aren't human beings whom the moon transforms into
wolves...they are savage beasts masquerading as humans.
wants revenge. But even as he hunts the Prowlers, he marks himself -- and all of
his loved ones -- as prey.
Power of Un by Nancy Etchemendy
knows that a computer's "undo" command can erase a mistake. Gib Finney
has been given a device that allows him to do the same thing -- in real life. At
first, the possibilities seem endless. Flunk a test; take it over again. Keep
swinging at the same pitch until you finally hit the winning home run. But when
his younger sister is gravely injured in a traffic accident for which he feels
responsible, Gib has to figure out which events in a two-day period should be
changed in order to ensure that the accident never takes place. Did it all begin
when Gib and his friend Ash set out for the carnival? Or when he argued with
Rainy Frogner about the salt in their science experiment? Or when he shot the
spitball at his math teacher? Gib finds himself "correcting" far more
than he intended to, and the consequences quickly become impossible to predict
Potter and the Goblet of Fire
by J.K. Rowling YA Rowling, J. +
j Rowling, J.
In the fourth book in the phenomenally popular series, Rowling offers up
equal parts danger and delight--and any number of
dragons, house-elves, and death-defying challenges. Now 14, her orphan hero
Harry Potter has only two more weeks with his Muggle relatives before returning
to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Be Afraid! edited
by Edo van Belkom YA BE
This collection of 15 tales of horror by award-winning authors includes
warnings to "be afraid" of an innocent looking doll, and to "be
afraid" of the awful changes occurring to a young boy as he matures.
Everyday situations are recast in an unforgettable light.
The Christmas Thingy by F. Paul Wilson
Jessica Atkins wants a monster for Christmas. Not a big, mean monster; more of a
friendly little one to play with when she comes home from school, and maybe
scare away the mice who live in her big old London house.
the old housekeeper, Mrs. Murgatroyd, warns her against wishing for a monster in
this house. Exactly 100 years ago the Christmas Thingy visited this very house
and stole a load of Christmas presents.
Mrs. Murgatroyd’s mum used to say, “Like a rose must bloom and a pig must
squeal, a cow must moo and a Thingy must steal. It simply must.” Be careful
what you wish for, Jessica.
heartwarming story for all ages. When the transforming power of friendship is
combined with the magic of the Christmas season, anything can happen.