At 26 years old, some might think opening a high-end restaurant might be overly ambitious – some might even call it a rooky move, destined to fail. Some might also say 26 is young to be writing a memoir, but at his age, Kwame Onwuachi has seen some highs and lows of life that many […]
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Undocumented. Unprotected. Unafraid. At least that last part is what Manuela – Manu, for short – keeps telling herself, but the truth is, she’s terrified. Her entire life, Manu has been a secret – a secret from the US government and a secret from her father’s powerful Argentinian family. Coming to Miami at a young […]
Awkward teen and tech nerd by day, indestructible wannabe superhero by night? Not what Quinton West had in mind! But that’s what Quin got back when a meteor shower dubbed “The Event” left New Orleans irreversibly changed – yet again after hurricane Katrina – and left certain people more changed than others. Superheroes began popping […]
“Witches are born, not taught.” But is this really true? In this fast-paced adventure, Coco, a young girl with an obsession with magic, will stop at nothing to find out! When Coco spies on a real witch casting a spell, she learns spells are not told or written – They are drawn. Trying some for […]
Seventeen-year-old Aderyn, “Ryn,” has the unique problem of being young for a gravedigger — and that the dead won’t stay dead. After her parents’ passing, Ryn supports herself and her siblings by managing the recently deceased of the village of Colbren, as her father did before her. Colbren sits at the edge of a forest […]
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