Books for mature young people and adventurous adults.
Books that explore the worlds around and within.
The sleepy little town of Lowman was not prepared for the storms that hit it that summer. But Mother Nature was not the only force it had to reckon with. A quiet, strange newcomer would shake this community to its core: Emmanuelle.
Born at midnight during a fierce electrical storm, Emmanuelle possesses powers beyond her control, powers that many in the little town of Lowman feel threatened by.
What is the source of her powers? What is her connection to the mysterious inventor, Nikola Tesla? What is the meaning of her bizarre birthmarks?
In this last of the Roberta Robbins Series, a misunderstood girl of 15 is confronted with age-old superstitions and fears parading as piety. Taunted and blamed, she struggles in vain to live a normal life.
Recommended for 14 and up. Contains some mild profanity, subject matter dealing with sexual orientation, and descriptions of violence.
Publication Date: March 7, 2018
(Book 3 of the Roberta Robbins Series)
In a small southern town, four friends - the “Sisters of Sanity” - struggle to solve the mysterious death of a man they never met. Along the way, they confront white supremacists in the guise of teachers, politicians, clergy, and even family members who are ready to battle anyone threatening their wistful and fading way of life.
Recommended for 12 and up. Contains some mild profanity, subject matter dealing with sexual orientation, and descriptions of violence.
Publication Date: September 18, 2017
(Book 2 of the Roberta Robbins Series)
Molly was a strange girl, a misfit from a small southern town. She lived in her own strange world, where space and time didn't always act according to normal rules, where the impossible just might happen whether you want it to or not.
Numerous readers have described The Mis-Adventures of Molly Fitt as a page-turner and love the surprise ending.
Recommended for ages 12 and up due to scary scenes and mature subject matter such as sexual orientation.
Publication Date: April 5, 2017
(Book 1 of the Roberta Robbins Series)
Adventures in Sonoris is an action-packed, media-rich iBook full of sounds, images, maps, and music. Two kids enter a portal in their uncle's workshop in search of their missing uncle and enter another world. It is a world of beauty and of danger.
There is a strong educational component within the story, and readers will learn about the physics of sound, the relationships of musical notes, and scientific and geological phenomena.
But mostly, Adventures in Sonoris is about fun and adventure!
Recommended for ages 8 and up: some scenes are a little scary.
Available as iBook only. Not suggested for phone.
Publication Date: Feb 16, 2015