OZMA Book Awards 2017 Short List is here!
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 a realm tipping on the brink of destruction, can one young troubadour fulfill the legend of old and bring peace with her song magick?
AIR of VENGEANCE: WINDHOLLOWS, Book 1 by Trayner Bane – Children’s Book, Action/Adventure, Fantasy & Magic
Laugh-fest of entertaining unusual creatures, & magical powers -a barrage of jokes about yucky smells & "tootacularity" that raises real issues for young people.
Marilyn Monroe, time travel, second chances - all steeped in mid-Century Hollywood history, culture, and magic.
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!
CORRALLING KENZIE: BOOK 4 of the WINTERS SISTERS by Joanne Jaytanie – Genetic Engineering, Fantasy, Romance, Psychics
The danger is real in the fourth installment of "The Winters Sisters, Corralling Kenzie," so it's a good thing Jaytanie's new heroine has a hot steamy hunk to lend her a hand in this sizzling thriller about the dark side of medical research.
A rollicking fun and seriously addictive read! Fairy tales, myths, and folklore collide and with a twist and adroit humor and unexpected poignancy.
A School of Magic YA novel that is fast-paced, good humored, beautifully penned, with engaging characters. Very smart!