Slip back into a world of fantasy this summer with the next chapters in five captivating and beloved worlds from authors Bethany C. Morrow, Susan Dennard, TJ Klune, Sarah Henning, and Charlotte Nicole Davis. Discover more about the latest installment within each of their fantasies below and enter our #TakeMeBack sweepstakes for a chance to win a set of the first books in these five series!
A Chorus Rises (A Song Below Water Novel #2) by Bethany C. Morrow
opens in a new windowYA sensation Bethany C. Morrow returns to the magical universe of her instant national bestseller, A Song Below Water, with an all-new tale.
Teen influencer Naema Bradshaw has it all: she’s famous, stylish, gorgeous–and she’s an Eloko, a charismatic person gifted with a melody that people adore. Everyone loves her–until she’s cast as the villain who exposed a Siren to the whole world.
A Chorus Rises is a timely confrontation of the evolving nature of popularity in a society that chooses “exceptions” and rewards “model minorities.”
Witchshadow (The Witchlands #4) by Susan Dennard
opens in a new windowIn this next installment in the bestselling Witchlands saga, war has come to the Witchlands . . . and nothing will be the same again.
Iseult has found her heartsister Safi at last, but their reunion is brief. For Iseult to stay alive, she must flee Cartorra while Safi remains. And though Iseult has plans to save her friend, they will require her to summon magic more dangerous than anything she has ever faced before.
Meanwhile, the Bloodwitch Aeduan is beset by forces he cannot understand. And Vivia—rightful queen of Nubrevna—finds herself without a crown or home.
As villains from legend reawaken across the Witchlands, only the mythical Cahr Awen can stop the gathering war. Iseult could embrace this power and heal the land, but first she must choose on which side of the shadows her destiny will lie.
Flash Fire (The Extraordinaries #2) by TJ Klune
opens in a new windowFlash Fire is the explosive sequel to The Extraordinaries by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author TJ Klune!
Through bravery, charm, and an alarming amount of enthusiasm, Nick landed himself the superhero boyfriend of his dreams. But having a superhero boyfriend isn’t everything Nick thought it would be—he’s still struggling to make peace with his own lack of extraordinary powers.
When new Extraordinaries begin arriving in Nova City—siblings who can manipulate smoke and ice, a mysterious hero who can move objects with their mind, and a drag queen superhero with the best name and the most-sequined costume anyone has ever had—it’s up to Nick and his friends Seth, Gibby, and Jazz to determine who is virtuous and who is villainous.
The Queen Will Betray You (The Kingdoms of Sand & Sky #2) by Sarah Henning
opens in a new windowKEEP YOUR EYE ON THE CROWN
This is the breathtaking sequel to Sarah Henning’s The Princess Will Save You—perfect for fans of The Princess Bride and Game of Thrones.
After a thousand years of political stability, the realm of The Sand and Sky is up for grabs. Four kingdoms, four rulers vying for the ultimate prize—sovereignty over the entire continent: A ruthless old king spinning webs, whose schemes encompass generations. A widowed queen whose only credo is all kings must die. A runaway queen whose unexpected return upends everyone’s plans. And a prince-in-waiting determined to wait no more.
Standing against them are a dispossessed princess and her stable boy love with a surprising claim of his own. Their only hope in the face of unspeakable betrayals, enemies hidden in the shadows, and insurmountable odds is the power of true love.
The Sisters of Reckoning (The Good Luck Girls #2) by Charlotte Nicole Davis
opens in a new windowThe Sisters of Reckoning is the blockbuster sequel to Charlotte Nicole Davis’s debut, The Good Luck Girls—an alternate Wild West-set fantasy adventure.
The Good Luck Girls are free. Aster’s sister and friends have new lives across the border in Ferron, while Aster remains in Arketta, helping more girls escape. But news of a new welcome house opening fills Aster with a need to do more than just help individual girls. And an unexpected reunion gives her an idea of how to do it. From there, grows a wildly ambitious plan to free all dustbloods, who live as prisoners to Arketta’s landmasters and debt slavery.
When Clementine and the others return from Ferron, they become the heart of a vibrant group of fearless fighters, working to unite the various underclasses and convince them to join in the fight. Along the way, friendships will be forged, lives will be lost, and love will take root even in the harshest of circumstances, between the most unexpected of lovers.
But will Arketta’s dustbloods finally come into power and freedom, or will the resistance just open them up to a new sort of danger?