Darius Kellner has never fit in. His mom is Iranian, and his dad is white. He doesnâ€™t really speak Farsi, but his little sister, Laleh, does. Heâ€™s into Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, and tea. Not many people at his high school in Portland, Oregon, share those interests. He also has depression, which doesnâ€™t make anything easier. Read more
This PRHA Contributor is Keir Graff. He is the author of The Phantom Tower.
Hereâ€™s the conundrum: as a writer, I craft my words for their effect on strangers, but I canâ€™t read my own writing the way those strangers can. Read more
How well do you know the people you love? When youâ€™re forced to go through a loved oneâ€™s belongings after theyâ€™ve passed away, what will you discover? There will be items you recognize, some you have fond memories of, but what about those you donâ€™t recognize? When you peel back the layers of a life, will you like what you see?
If you’re looking for your next young adult fantasy audiobook, have we got a list for you! From aÂ retellingÂ of the origin story of the Evil Queen from Snow White, to the third entry inÂ The DivinersÂ series, there’s a wide range of fantastical listens that have come out recently. So whether you’re an old hat within the genre or just diving in, we’re sure one of these listens will fit your earbuds.
Magnus Chase is back for his biggest adventure yet in the third installment ofÂ Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. Loki has returned and is planning to set sail on Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, to bring a horde of zombies and giants to Asgard and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It’s up to Magnus and his friends to stop Loki, but to do that, they’ll have to race across the ocean to reach Naglfar before it can set sail.
As Halloween approaches, thereâ€™s nothing quite as fun as listening to a spooky audiobook. Brace yourself with an intense thriller or play the part of the detective with a captivating whodunit mystery. And if you get scared easily, maybe listen with the lights onâ€”you never know whatâ€™s around the corner!
Max Brallier’sÂ The Last Kids on EarthÂ is a hilarious adventure for young listeners. When thirteen-year-old Jack Sullivan realizes he can’t take on the monster apocalypse alone, he enlists his classmates to make the fight fair. With this new team, he’ll be able to slay Blarg (the eerily intelligent monster) and not be average anymoreâ€¦or so he hopes.