Dreams and Visions, edited by M. Jerry Weiss and Helen S. Weiss (Starscape, 2006)

Fourteen authors tell all-new stories of fantasy and science fiction in this collection aimed at young adults. Charles de Lint visits the Newford of 1967 to tell a romance in “Dharma.” Suzanne Fisher Staples examines duty, obligation and destiny in … Continue reading

Cupid, by Julius Lester (Harcourt, 2007)

Psyche is a young woman whose extreme beauty brings her nothing but loneliness and dissatisfaction. Cupid is the god of love, ordered by his mother, Venus, to make sure Psyche falls in love with the most unsuitable, undesirable man possible. … Continue reading

Changeling, by Delia Sherman (Viking, 2006)

In the space between the real world and the world of Fairy, there exists New York Between, a magical place of beauty and horror, where places have spirits and bizarre creatures of all kinds go about their daily routines. Neef … Continue reading

Chance Fortune and the Outlaws, by Shane Berryhill (Starscape Books, 2006)

After his application to an exclusive school for superhumans is rejected due to his lack of powers, Joshua Blevins reinvents himself as Chance Fortune, lack-manipulating adventurer and gets in. However, getting in turns out to be the easy part. Now … Continue reading

Catalyst, by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Tachyon Publications, 2006)

Kaslin unexpectedly initiates first contact with a strange alien race dwelling below the surface of the planet Chuudoku, when he’s forced to flee from a teenaged bully. However, both he and his nemesis, Histly, will have to make a fragile … Continue reading

Braced 2 Bite, by Serena Robar (Berkeley Jam, 2006)

A chance attack turns high school “princess” Colby Blanchard into a half-vampire, thus throwing her life into absolute chaos. Now she has to learn how to use her new powers, survive high school, and convince the Vampire Council that she … Continue reading

Boys That Bite, by Mari Mancusi (Berkeley Jam, 2006)

After being mistaken for her twin sister by the wrong person, Sunshine McDonald begins to undergo the fateful transformation into a vampire. Desperate to stop this process, she goes on a journey to find the Holy Grail, accompanied by the … Continue reading

Midnighters #3: Blue Noon, by Scott Westerfeld (Eos, 2006)

The midnighters of Bixby, Oklahoma face their greatest challenge yet when they realize that the secret 25th hour is about to spill over into the daylight world, unleashing hordes of ancient, hungry monsters on an unsuspecting populace unprepared for such … Continue reading

Blue Bloods, by Melissa de la Cruz (Hyperion, 2006)

Schuyler Van Allen’s discovery that she’s a Blue Blood, part of a secret society of vampires which hides among New York’s elite families changes her life forever. As she comes to terms with her new powers and obligations, she also … Continue reading

Beka Cooper: Terrier, by Tamora Pierce (Random House, 2006)

Beka Cooper is a rookie peacekeeper in the worst section of Tortall’s capital city, and her first six months on the job may be more than she can handle, as she gets caught up in solving two nasty cases. She’ll … Continue reading