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NOVELS

FIVE ELEMENTS TRILOGY 1: The Emerald Tablet

A power-hungry secret order is plotting to merge our world with a twisted parallel realm—unless 12-year-old Gabe Conway, his friends, and their new Elemental powers can save San Francisco from utter destruction. 

Urban Fantasy.

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FIVE ELEMENTS TRILOGY 2: The Shadow City

Gabe Conway has fought a six-winged dragon, mastered the Element of Fire, and rescued a friend from the nightmare dimension known as Arcadia. But now he must do the impossible: destroy Arcadia. Or risk Earth's annihilation.

Urban Fantasy.

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FIVE ELEMENTS TRILOGY 3: The Crimson Serpent

Gabe and his friends were tricked—and instead of saving San Francisco, they’ve merged it and Arcadia into one nightmarish reality. Now they’ll have to risk the ultimate sacrifice and unite all five elements…one last time.

Urban Fantasy.

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ALEX UNLIMITED TRILOGY 1: The Vosarak Code

Able to summon parallel-dimension versions of herself equipped to handle any task, eighteen-year-old Alex Benno never gets any credit. But when a shadowy cabal threatens the very fabric of existence, Alex gets more reality than she'd bargained for.

YA Sci-Fi.

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ALEX UNLIMITED TRILOGY 2: Split-Second Sight

A young "clairvoyant" could potentially compromise national security if she can really do what she says: talk to the parents who died and left Alex Benno an orphan so long ago. But can Alex and her alternate-reality double track down the suddenly-missing seer?

YA Sci-Fi.

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ALEX UNLIMITED TRILOGY 3: True Chemistry

If an irresistible new truth serum falls into the wrong hands, the fate of the United States--maybe the whole world--hangs in the balance. But can Alex find it and prevent a global catastrophe when the alternate-reality double she summons turns out to be...a guy?

YA Sci-Fi.

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LICENSED PROPERTY NOVELS / NOVELIZATIONS

STAR TREK S.C.E.: Some Assembly Required

When an A.I. that was meant to control a planet's climate goes haywire, it's up to the Starfleet Core of Engineers to solve the problem before the whole planet goes up in smoke.

Co-written with Scott Ciencin.

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ANGEL: Vengeance

When the legendary Lilith (Adam's first wife) shows up with an artifact capable of granting the most lavish of wishes, Angel & Co. have their hands full preventing the downfall of Los Angeles.

Co-written with Scott Ciencin.

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IRON MAN: Teen Novelization

Follow Tony Stark from glitzy boardroom to dank cavern to the upper reaches of the stratosphere as Iron Man takes flight.

Based on the original screenplay.

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VIDEO GAMES

Saber's Edge

The crew of a sky-faring pirate ship goes in search of a missing crew member, battling their way through five distinct enemy factions in this intense puzzle game.

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Chronos

Once a year, a portal opens. You are sent to venture through it, in hopes of slaying the horrible Dragon on the other side. But if you fail, you must wait another year to try again...

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Transformers Prime: The Game

Intense Autobot-vs-Decepticon action centers on a vicious, gigantic Transformer bent on conquering Earth.

Based on the 2010-2013 TV series.

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Transformers: War for Cybertron

Set on the Transformers' home planet, War for Cybertron digs into the roots of the conflict between the Autobots and the Decepticons.

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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Sequel to the acclaimed War for Cybertron, Fall of Cybertron chronicles the Autobots' attempt to escape their doomed home planet.

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COMIC BOOKS

FIRESTORM

2004 “reboot” of the long-standing DC character, the series caused controversy among fans because the mantle of Firestorm passed from Ronnie Raymond, the original character, to newcomer Jason Rusch.

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VOLTRON

2003 reboot of the cartoon, overhauling the setting of the story and providing backgrounds (and last names) for the protagonists. One reviewer noted that the comic was “better than it had any right to be.”

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MICRONAUTS

2003 sci-fi adventure series set in a sub-atomic universe. Pure pleasure to work on, in part because I was always jealous of the Micronauts toys my friends had in grammar school.

Ran for a total of 14 issues.

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LARP!

An unexpected summer growth spurt and a new school gives lifelong nerd Pete Ford the chance to hang with the cool crowd for the first time ever. But can he leave his roots behind? "To geek, or not to geek?"

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My Boyfriend is a Monster #03 MY BOYFRIEND BITES

Vanessa Shingle's New Mexico town gets overrun by obnoxious vampires, and Vanessa seems to be their target. Is brand-new boyfriend Jean-Paul one of them?  

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My Boyfriend is a Monster #06 WRAPPED UP IN YOU

Staci Glass wasn't expecting her witchcraft-dabbling friends to reanimate a long-dead Incan prince. (Or for the prince to be such a hunk.)

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The Girl Who Owned a City

Graphic novel adaptation of O.T. Nelson's beloved novel.

When a plague kills everyone over the age of 12, a girl named Lisa faces the daunting task of rebuilding society from the ground up.

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WARCRAFT LEGENDS VOL 1: How to Win Friends

Can an ingenious gnome defeat a monstrous frost troll with nothing but his wits?

(One story in an anthology)

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WARCRAFT LEGENDS VOL 2: Miles to Go

A gnome and a tauren walk into a bar...and embark upon an epic quest!

(One story in an anthology)

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WARCRAFT LEGENDS VOL 3: Crusader's Blood

"Warriors and fire magi have no need of subtlety..." A dark tale of bloody revenge.

(One story in an anthology)

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WARCRAFT LEGENDS VOL 4: Bloodsail Buccaneer

Pressed into service of a pirate crew, a young human has no choice but to grow up fast.

(One story in an anthology)

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WARCRAFT: DEATH KNIGHT

Full-volume story recounting the previously-untold origins of the human death knight Thassarian, and his subsequent rebellion against the Lich King.

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WARRIORS MANGA

LOST WARRIOR TRILOGY 1: The Lost Warrior

In the first book of the Graystripe’s Adventure manga arc, follow ThunderClan warrior Graystripe after he is captured by Twolegs in Warriors: The New Prophecy #3: Dawn—and embarks on a difficult journey home.

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LOST WARRIOR TRILOGY 2: Warrior's Refuge

Graystripe has been captured by Twolegs. He longs to go back to the forest and his Clan, and sets off in search of his Clanmates. But with the forest destroyed, how will Graystripe find his way home?

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LOST WARRIOR TRILOGY 3: Warrior's Return

Graystripe's finally found ThunderClan's territory, but Twolegs have devastated the forest. An old friend sets him on the Clans' path . . . but  danger  lurks around every turn. Is Graystripe lost on an impossible journey?

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THE RISE OF SCOURGE

When kittypet Tiny crosses paths with some wild forest cats defending their territory, they leave him with scars—and a bitter, deep-seated grudge. As his reputation grows among the strays and loners that live in the dirty brick alleyways of Twolegplace, he changes his name to Scourge and puts everything about his old life behind him . . . except his deadly desire for revenge.

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TIGERSTAR & SASHA TRILOGY 1: Into the Woods

In the first book of the Tigerstar & Sasha manga arc, a kittypet named Sasha searches for a new home—and wonders if she might find it with ShadowClan and its leader, Tigerstar, during the events of the Warriors: The Prophecies Begin series.

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TIGERSTAR & SASHA TRILOGY 2: Escape From the Forest

Sasha has decided to forge a life outside of the Clans and away from Tigerstar. But life as a rogue is much harder than she expects. Will she be forced to wander alone forever, fighting with the cruel, territorial cats who dwell in the alleys of Twolegplace?

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TIGERSTAR & SASHA TRILOGY 3: Return to the Clans

Sasha has returned to the forest to raise her kits, but Tigerstar still haunts her dreams. Will he discover the existence of his kits? As Sasha finds it harder to feed her family, she wonders if her kits might be better off as Clan warriors. But where does Sasha belong?

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RAVENPAW'S PATH, BOOK 1: Shattered Peace

Find out what happened to Ravenpaw after he left ThunderClan in Warriors #1: Into the Wild.

Ravenpaw has settled into life on a farm with his best friend Barley. But when five rogue cats from Twolegplace come to the barn seeking shelter, Ravenpaw might lose his new home.

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RAVENPAW'S PATH, BOOK 2: A Clan in Need

Ravenpaw and Barley have turned to ThunderClan for shelter—but ThunderClan is in great danger. BloodClan cats have been launching raids on ThunderClan's territory and attacking Clan patrols. Can Ravenpaw help Firestar and his Clan fight off their enemies?

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RAVENPAW'S PATH, BOOK 3: The Heart of a Warrior

Ravenpaw and Barley are ready to fight to reclaim their home on the farm. Firestar has promised to send a warrior patrol to assist them, but Ravenpaw worries that it won't be enough. He knows that he must find his courage—or lose his home forever.

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TWISTED JOURNEYS

Escape From Pyramid X

The mummies of Pyramid X are on the move--against you! How will you escape? Every Twisted Journeys graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow.

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The Time Travel Trap

Can you survive the perils of a time machine run amok?

Every Twisted Journeys graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow.

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Alien Incident on Planet J

Your spaceship needs a new part, but you’ll never get off this planet if you don’t make peace with the natives! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow. 

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Vampire Hunt

Vampire hunters are creeping through an ancient castle with garlic, stakes, and holy water--hunting for you! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow. 

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Shipwrecked on Mad Island

You’ve survived a shipwreck, but mad scientists and mutants are hot on your trail! Will you escape them . . . or join them? Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow. 

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Agent Mongoose & the Hypno-Beam Scheme

Your top-secret mission: defeat an evil mastermind. But you’ll have to find him first, and spies are all around you!

Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow.

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Agent Mongoose & the Attack of the Giant Insects

As Agent Mongoose, the world's greatest super-spy, you've saved the planet more than once. But when giant insects attack, will your training and  gear be enough to defeat them? Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow.

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EDUCATIONAL COMICS

ODYSSEUS: Escaping Poseidon's Curse

After finally winning the decade-long war against the Trojans, Odysseus, captain of the Greek Army, only has to guide his men back home, across the sea. Yet the journey will prove just as perilous as the battles they have just won, as they encounter the monstrous, man-eating Cyclops, the irresistible song of the siren, and the wrath of an angry Poseidon, god of the sea. Are he and his men destined to die at sea? Or can Odysseus's cunning, strength, and courage bring them safely home?

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SMOKING MOUNTAIN: the story of Popocatepetl & Iztaccihuatl

From the ancient legends of the Aztecs, comes the story of a love as enduring as a mountain: The Aztec Emperor has many children, but Princess Izta is dearest to his heart. The Emperor has enemies as well, but he also has brave warriors, and Popo is one of the best. Popo cares only about battle . . . until he meets Izta. To prove his worth he accepts a difficult task, but he promises Izta he will come back to her and watch over her—always. Can Popo find a way to keep his vow?

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PIGLING: a Cinderella Story

From a life filled with heartache and hardship, comes an unmatched beauty destined for a fairy-tale ending. Pear Blossom, a young Korean girl, leads a happy life with her parents—until her mother dies and her father remarries. Her new wicked stepmother and stepsister make Pear Blossom the victim of their cruelty. They torture her and call her Pigling. But soon, magical creatures come to Pear Blossom’s aid—and one day, the girl meets a handsome magistrate. Can Pear Blossom’s luck change for the better? 

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GUAN YU: Blood Brothers to the End

From one of China’s most famous epics comes a righteous hero and god of war. Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese warrior, fights side by side with his blood brothers Liu Bei and Zhang Fei to squash the menacing Yellow Scarves. He defends his country and his honor, but his troubles are just beginning. All over China, opponents pose grave challenges, each one more trying than the next. Can Guan Yu prevail against the forces that threaten him? 

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HERO TWINS: Against the Lords of Death

Can two young boys outsmart and outwit the lords of death? The Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, were blessed by the Mayan gods with special powers. But their incredible skill at playing Pok-ta-Pok, the Mayan ball game, angers the lords of Xibalba, rulers of the land of the dead. When the lords challenge them to a game in Xibalba, the twins must use all of their powers and cunning to defeat the lords’ many challenges. 

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