#WritingCommunity Booklist – Young Adult – Fantasy, Science Fiction

Short Stories:

Short Stories by David DeWinter — David DeWinter
Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural

Short stories, ranging from horror, comedy and the messy bits in between. A story such as In The Lavender Sea, has a lot of visits on the site and feedback regarding how psychologically haunting it is despite being such a quick read. Do not miss out.

 

Dangerous Doorways are for Elfling Princes — H.M. Forrest
Fantasy

Muffins that just won’t quit. Soup that’s never been tasted before. Baby pets that can destroy entire realms. And even stranger pets that can destroy little elflings. Tiny, little elfling siblings venture into worlds unknown where elfling-snatchers and dragon-monsters abide. An underground, hidden world leads to forbidden explorations, strange Adventures, and ill-timed meetings for another elfling prince and his friends. And a young prince must cross forbidden doorways to show his little brother a tiny piece of special magic. And throughout it all live the magical wonders that are seen through the eyes of innocent elfling princes—and an elfling princess.

Novella:

Visiting Heaven — Rebekah Wagner
Science Fiction

After losing her grandmother who was also her best friend, Tori distances herself from everyone she knows and falls into a deep, dark place—losing control of her life with no idea how to get it back on track. With the gift of being able to visit heaven and the guidance of her nanny, she is able to get back on track with her life and even find love.

Novel:

Forget Me Not — Anca Antoci
Fantasy – Magical Realism – Urban Fantasy

When tragedy strikes, Rae makes a terrible choice and struggles with the aftermath. In the wilderness of the Tongass rainforest, she finds herself hunted by creatures of hell, monsters she never dreamed could be real. A hidden world, an ancient race, and a secret she discovers by accident give a new meaning to her life but only if she can escape and return to civilization. If she is to survive, Rae must comply with Ari, her reluctant hero, and allow him to wipe away any memory of this realm. Knowledge is power, but is it worth dying for?

 

Unrest — Victor Arteaga
Thriller, Science Fiction, Supernatural

Remembrance Day is just an excuse for vampires to throw themselves a parade and pretend they did us werewolves a favor. Living on the moon isn’t all bad, though. Drinks are cheap and work keeps me busy, but a message from my cousin could upend every sacrifice I ever made.

 

3014 AD — Theodore Beaulieu
Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Magical Realism, Supernatural

There was a night. She ran, stumbling. Her purple bruises under her eyes well lit by the lights embarrassed all passers-by in the street. But the girl ran and didn’t notice anyone, but only said to herself, “Faster, faster.” She used all her last forces and flew another street. She finally stopped, turned around, saw her shadow and went forward quietly. A car was waiting for her ahead. The girl sat in it and looked at what was left of her: all the same white hands, scars on them, thin legs, torn apart stockings, short skirt, dirty top and head with long chestnut hair.

 

Signal Lost — Liv J. Curtis
Fantasy – Science Fiction – Dystopian

After the Earth was nearly destroyed by global war, Those who survived came together to create a utopia known as the Frame. Built for the purpose to preserve mankind, the Frame quickly turned from utopia to unhinged. Among those living inside, Sage Blackwell and her two best friends share a secret. Together with their families they hide the truth from their oppressive government until one day they are forced to make a decision that will forever change their lives.

 

Mystics — Astralia Dik
Thriller, Science Fiction, Supernatural

Set 1000 years from now, explore this highly advanced world with David and his talking sarcastic tabby as they join several friends, discovering clue after clue to save their world.

 

Ascend: Children of Lilith Series Book One — LM Gose
Fantasy – Supernatural – Action-Adventure

The Children of Lilith Series Book One: Ascend: Twins Arya and Xavier were raised in the mortal world until the eve of their sixteenth birthday bash, when their mother confesses she is Lilith of legend and the original witch created by the Goddess herself. There’s more. The twins are not just magical beings. They’re unique, even in the supernatural world. As royal, half-nephilim half-witch beings, the pressure is on. Will the twins survive ancient vendettas and magical chaos? From navigating an academy for magical beings to dealing with immortal half-siblings with revenge in their hearts, the twins face peril unknown. An inclusive and diverse cast of characters help guide the twins through the insanity.

 

Third Times the Charm — Robert Howell
Fantasy – Mystery- Supernatural

Three young orphans, two brothers and their female cousin, meet for the first time at the family estate where they find out that not only are they from a wealthy family, they are also witches. As they learn their powers, they use their abilities to solve supernatural mysteries.

 

Blood Ties — M. A. Leon
Fantasy

Dretlon Valley has been conquered, but now the city of Maldra has caught wind of a new threat stirring in southern Elabrium. Rumors tell of not just adepts being possessed by the dreaded wraiths, but essentia, the common people, are turning against one another. Behaviour that was once only characteristic of necrom is revealing itself in them too. Has the world gone wrong? Have the laws of elemental magic broken, or is there something more? Jake and Louie have to not only find out, but face more danger than ever to get to the bottom of it. All the while they struggle to learn who among their friends have turned… and if they can bring them back.

 

Elemental Links — M. A. Leon
Fantasy

“Take him and run.” The last words of Jake’s mother urged him to save his brother Louie. Jake and Louie get thrown into the outside world, where Jake learns his skill with a sword can save their lives, and Louie, gifted with elemental magic, soon learns his magic is part of something much bigger: a world of spirits that wage a war of their own.

 

Heart of a Warrior Angel: From Darkness to Light — Lali A. Love
Thriller, Fantasy, Supernatural

A gripping, compelling, powerful story about an incarnated angel’s journey, overcoming trauma and oppression with Love, through self-actualization.

 

Mira’s Griffin — Christie Valentine Powell
Fantasy – Speculative Fiction

“For as long as my people remember, griffins steal away those who stray into their mountains. Since your people have come, the griffins have gone farther, into our villages. We cannot allow it to continue.”
Fifteen-year-old Mira was one of the first to hear the native’s warning, but she would rather climb mountains than hide in the confining village. Her gift of translating for her tongue-tied sister only ties her down. Then she discovers Freko, a young griffin who saves her from falling.
Mira believes that griffins are unaware humans are more than beasts, but tension is growing. Humans are fighting back, and fatalities on both sides seem inevitable. Mira and her griffin must find a way for the two sides to communicate before they destroy each other.

 

The Spectra Unearthed — Christie Valentine Powell
Fantasy – Speculative Fiction

Hiding has kept exiled princess Keita Sage alive for months.
The Stygians stole the thrones of all six kingdoms, leaving Keita and a few other royal heirs with no family and no home. For the past few months she’s been creeping behind the scenes, helping those worse off, until a traitor hunts her down and a prisoner begs for assistance.
Keita has never wanted her title or the attention that comes with it, but now she’s back in the limelight, back in the crosshairs.
Surviving is no longer enough.

 

The Third Sun (Daughter of the Phoenix Book One) — Victoria J. Price
Fantasy

Eighteen-year-old Fia Aldridge tumbles into the parallel world of Ohinyan – a world where angels and witches walk amongst mankind. An ancient darkness is taking advantage of the dying sun, and Ohinyan needs Fia’s help. A richly woven tale drawing on ancient myths and legends, bursting with adventure, elemental magic, angels, witches, shapeshifters and slow burn romance.

 

Edge of the Breach — Halo Scot
Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction

We all become monsters at the edge of the breach. In a post-apocalyptic world where season of birth determines power (spring healers, summer mages, fall shapeshifters, and winter shields,) a man and a woman emerge from tragic childhoods to lead humanity on opposite sides of an interrealm war.

 

Lodesyia — C.F. Turner
Romance – Fantasy – Science Fiction

Loddy Clementine is a regular teenager until she discovers that she has a dark spirit inside of her which may grant her any power known or unknown to man. She is called upon to save an entire galaxy of people from devastating war, but in her quest to stop this war, she must learn to control the dark spirit. Otherwise, it could end up destroying everyone and everything in existence.