Whether an intrepid reporter, a would-be car thief, or the last human in a world ruled by machines, at the heart of each story Alice is a girl discovering who she really is in worlds that never fail to surprise.
Seventeen-year-old Liv Larson's world came crashing down around her six months before Solar Storm Icarus devastated the rest of the planet. Suddenly orphaned, and with all of her carefully constructed plans laid to ruin, Liv must now make a decision that could change everything. Will she give in to her grief, or will she fight for what is left of her family, her friendships, and a future that once existed... Before the Sky Fell?
A broken-hearted Tennessee tomboy and her sisters are forced to relocate to the underprivileged side of El Segundo Beach, California ,after their mother dies. Her recovery somehow rides on a worn, hole-ridden, broken-down, balsa-wood surfboard.
Glum, the sprite in charge of the night, feels so depressed at the darkness that surrounds him that he decides to quit. What will happen to nighttime? Father Time must work with the sprites, Keeper of the Hours and Bright, to convince Glum to stay in his job. But how can they help Glum find happiness? No matter what they do, the night sky will never be the same.