WITH A TWIST OF HORROR
monsters….supernatural….horror….fantasy…..diary…..if you liked Cirque Du Freak
In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.
WITH A TWIST OF SCIENCE FICTION
Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking Book 1)
dystopia….mind reading….on the run….suspense
Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony’s true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.
amusement parks… murder… futurism…. mystery….. genetic engineering
In 2050, while visiting Pastworld, a Victorian London theme park, teenaged Caleb meets seventeen-year-old Eve, a Pastworld inhabitant who has no knowledge of the modern world, and both become pawns in a murderer’s diabolical plan that reveals disturbing truths about the teenagers’ origins.
WITH A TWIST OF HISTORICAL FANTASY
~science fiction…. historical fantasy….. war stories…. imaginary creatures
In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.
WITH A TWIST OF EVERTHING!
spies… murder… mad scientist… historical fantasy… steampunk…. science fiction…. supernatural
In Victorian London, fourteen-year-old Modo, a shape-changing hunchback, becomes a secret agent for the Permanent Association, which strives to protect the world from the evil machinations of the Clockwork Guild.