Kagawa’s fiery and unforgettable series comes to an end with her final novel in the Talon Saga. Ember Hill has learned the shocking truth that she’s the blood of the Elder Wyrm, the ancient dragon who leads Talon and is on the verge of world domination. With the Order of St. George destroyed, Ember, Riley and Garret journey to the Amazon jungle in search of the key to take down the Elder Wyrm and Talon. Meanwhile, Ember’s brother, Dante travels to China with a message for the last dragons to join Talon or die. With the stakes rising and the Elder Wyrm declaring war, time is running out for any dragon not allied with Talon. The final battle is looming and if Talon is victorious, the world will burn!
Leah on the Offbeat
Becky Albertalli returns to the world of her acclaimed first novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, (2015) in this warm and humorous story of Leah Burke’s struggles with changing friendships, first love and senior-year angst. As the only child of a single, young mother, she’s never quite fit in with her more privileged friends. Even though her mom knows she’s bisexual, Leah has never had the courage to tell the truth to her friends, including her openly gay best friend Simon. When her once solid group begins to fall apart, Leah doesn’t know what to do. Tensions are running high and while the people she cares most about are fighting, Leah realizes that she just might be in love with one of them!
Sky in the Deep
Drawing on Norse mythology, debut author Young crafts an exciting and heart-wrenching Viking tale about 17-year-old Eelyn, an Aska warrior who was raised to fight the Riki clan. She never forgave herself for the loss of Iri, her brother and fighting partner who died on the battlefield. But to Eelyn’s surprise, when she’s attacked by Fiske, a Riki warrior, Iri steps in to save her. Determined to know why her brother has betrayed his clan, Eelyn seeks out Fiske on the battlefield and is soon captured. Forced to spend the winter in a Riki village, she realizes that the two clans have much in common. When another enemy the Herja threatens the Aska and Riki, Eelyn knows the clans must unite and fight together or risk being slaughtered one by one!
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