We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 OZMA Book Awards for Fantasy Novels.
Risk and reward weigh heavily for Lani Yavari as she fights to reunite her family - possibly at the cost of her own life. A strong, vibrantly brilliant contemporary metaphysical Y/A novel that belongs alongside the greats!
We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction.
KEELIC and the SPACE PIRATES by Alexander Edlund – Science Fiction, Middle-Grade Coming of Age, Action/Adventure
A futuristic Y/A Science Fiction pick that will capture readers’ imaginations and entertain them for years to come. "Keelic and the Space Pirates" belongs in the hands of those who yearn for a great read with enchanting lands, fantastical adventures and an emerging hero with heart.
AMASKAN’S BLOOD, Book 1 of the Boahim Series by Raven Oak – Coming of Age, Sword & Sorcery, Epic Fantasy, Y/A
A wonderfully empowering book for young adults, especially young women, and fans of fantasy and historical fiction who will want to add Oak’s brand of lore to their must-read lists. It's good news that this is the first book in a series.
The SPIRIT SHIELD SAGA: SEER of SOULS by Susan Faw – Epic Fantasy, Mythology & Folklore, Coming of Age Y/A
Larger-than-life storytelling at it's best as epic villains and courageous heroes face off in the first book in The Spirit Shield Saga, an entertaining and spell-binding Y/A Fantasy for all ages.
In this war and weapon-filled coming of age fantasy, one woman's strengths and aspirations prove her worthiness as a leader. Exceptionally intricate world building and potent prose -- readers will not want to miss a beat of this epic fantasy!
Traveling the Mother Road—Route 66—Charlie swaps his oppressive family for an offbeat cast of characters and learns about freedom, love, and how to stand up for himself in Elizabeth Barlo's Ruth 66.
A BIT of CANDY in HARD TIMES by Blaine Beveridge – Historical Fiction, Political, Prohibition, Pacific Northwest
Starts with a bulls-eye and enthralls to the last page. It’s tough to put down, so arrange your schedule accordingly. You’ll be waiting for Beveridge’s next book.