Lost voices tells an enchanting tale of mermaids. Unlike the normal mermaid tales the only way to get a tail is to be abused by humans and be a female. The main character, Luce is abused by her uncle and left to die, instead she is whisked away to the sea and transformed to a mermaid. The life of a mermaid seems perfect and Luce finally belongs someplace, until she discovers what deadly addiction the mermaids have. Will Luce cave to peer pressure or will she keep her humanity? Read lost voices to find out.
Catching Fire, the second book in the Hunger Games trilogy, has suspense around every corner. Katniss Everdeen, one of the winners from the most recent Hunger Games, is dreading the upcoming Victory Tour (the time period when the victors of the last Hunger Games travel the country and celebrate their vicory), but after a meeting with President Snow she more than dreads it- she fears it. Her and Peeta's bending of the rules in the last Hunger Games is causing rebellion to stir across the country. The president warns her to watch her every move- if she can't convince everyone that she and Peeta were so desperately in love she couldn't help finding a way to keep him alive, she will suffer consequences. As the book progresses and she faces one obstacle after another, she slowly realizes that she is part of a plan bigger than she could ever imagine.
Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. The reason for the apocalypse? Zombies. In the beginning, Benny Imura hates two things: his half brother, Tom, and zombies, or "zoms."? Benny was just 18 months old on "First Night,"? the night that people began turning into zombies, but he remembers the night well. His father was a zombie, and his mother handed Benny off to Tom and told Tom to run. Ever since, Benny has thought of Tom as a coward for running instead of saving his mom. Now Benny is 15, and he must find a job, or his rations will be cut off. Will he be able to get along with Tom enough to follow in his footsteps and become a bounty hunter, or will he have to find a different job? This is a great story that isn't just about zombies attacking and hunting the zombies. It's about human nature, and how some people will step up and become heroes, while others will always be evil, even after a zombie apocalypse.