• Power and politics meet a horror icon in Raymond A. Villareal’s inventive and chilling debut, A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising

    Power and politics meet a horror icon in Raymond A. Villareal’s inventive and chilling debut, A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising

    In the very near future, a virus dubbed NOBI stalks the population. Those infected with it become something more than human, and designate themselves Gloamings. Attractive, powerful, and exciting, these modern day vampires have thousands clamouring to be like them. But a few see them as they really are, bloodthirsty and dangerous, and as Gloaming influence over the world increases, they begin a futile fight to halt the spread of the virus. But how can you stop something that has infiltrated the highest levels of politics and business? And, even worse, how can you stop something that people choose to catch?

  • Morrigan Crow returns in Jessica Townsend’s Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow

    Morrigan Crow returns in Jessica Townsend’s Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow

    Morrigan Crow has finally found a place to call home. Spending her days with her Wundrous Society classmates, and her evenings with the inhabitants of the magical Hotel Deucalion, Morrigan can now focus on her real task: mastering her growing Wundersmith powers. But something strange is happening in Nevermoor. Well, stranger than usual.

  • Jessica Townsend throws open the doors to the Wundrous Society in Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

    Jessica Townsend throws open the doors to the Wundrous Society in Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow

    After escaping Jackalfax for good, and discovering her powers as a Wundersmith, twelve-year-old Morrigan Crow is excited to finally be starting her training at the elite Wundrous Society. But, others within the Society are convinced Morrigan is dangerous, and with Wunsoc members going missing, her patron Jupiter North doesn’t have time to help her navigate the Society’s hallowed halls. Can Morrigan prove she’s worthy of her spot in the Society, or will her Wundersmith powers get the better of her, putting the future of all of her classmates in Unit 919 at risk?

  • Laura Purcell presents another fine Gothic horror with Bone China

    Laura Purcell presents another fine Gothic horror with Bone China

    Hester Why has her share of secrets. Travelling under a false name, on the run from something that – for the time being – remains a mystery, she’s on her way to Morvoren House, an isolated manor on the Cornish coast. Tasked with nursing Morvoren’s aging owner, Miss Louise Pinecroft, Hester joins a household in thrall to a servant named Creeda, whose tales of Cornish fairies and dark superstition have influenced near every corner of the home. But Hester has no interest in pixies and spellwork. Haunted by her own history, self-medicating with laudanum and gin, the murky secrets of Louise Pinecroft’s father and Morvoren House are less than secondary. Yet, even she can’t deny there’s something in the chill sea air. And, she’s sure it’s got something to do with the vast china collection her new employer refuses to leave alone.

  • Gothic fairytale comes to small town Australia in Kathleen Jennings’ Flyaway

    Gothic fairytale comes to small town Australia in Kathleen Jennings’ Flyaway

    When Bettina Scott’s father and brothers disappeared, her mother took charge. The wild ways of her childhood were over, and Bettina was moulded into a proper young lady. But, when a mysterious letter arrives and a painted warning appears on their perfect picket fence, Bettina is forced to confront what really happened all those years ago, questioning everything she remembers.

  • Alison Evans’ YA fantasy Euphoria Kids is a stunning contemporary fairytale

    Alison Evans’ YA fantasy Euphoria Kids is a stunning contemporary fairytale

    Iris, Babs, and the boy without a name. One from the earth, one made of fire, and one who isn’t quite sure what he’s made of just yet. For this trio, navigating school and family life should have been enough. But there’s trouble brewing. Iris, who counts the faeries and dryads amongst their friends, is beginning to show magical powers of their own. And Babs, cursed as a child, can sense the witch who did it is close at hand. The faeries and the dryads warn them away, but if there’s a chance Babs can lift the curse, should they take it?