One teenaged boy joins the clandestine fight against an oppressive reign of terror that is taking over America.
These titles have moved forward in the judging rounds from SLUSH pile to the 2018 Rossetti Book Awards LONG LIST (aka the Slush Pile Survivors).
DRAGON ASCENDANTS (Luminess Legends Book 1) by Paul E. Vaughn – Epic Fantasy, Paranormal & Urban , Young Adult
With a world to win and everything to lose, the central characters in this dramatic story are sure to win YA readers for this epic, stage-setting fantasy and its sequels.
A fast-paced romp through tropical jungles and into deep, dark caverns where allies may not be who they say they are and legends abound.
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 PATHFINDERS of MIDGARTH (The Keelic Travers Chronicles Book 2) 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 Pathfinders of Midgarth belongs in the hands of those who yearn for a great read with enchanting lands, fantastical adventures and an emerging hero with a lot of heart.
SEAJOURNEY (ARKEN FREETH and the ADVENTURE of the NEANDERTHALS, Book 1) by Alex Paul – Epic Fantasy, High Seas Adventure, Middle Grade
A fast-paced, epic fantasy adventure on the high seas for middle-grade audiences and all those who seek #pirates, #underdogs, #truelove and #Neanderthals!
In this well-crafted book, the amalgam of speculative fiction with a hint of gothic eeriness works very well. Y/A Science Fiction at its finest – a wildly engaging adventure for all ages.