The Conformity by John Hornor Jacobs
Shreve, along with Jack and his mute girlfriend Ember, travel to Maryland to solve the mystery behind “the elder,” the ancient, malevolent force hidden near Baltimore, which has been sending psychic tremors out into the world causing mayhem, mass suicides, and the beginning of the end of civilization.
Maximum Ride Forever by James Patterson
Maximum Ride and her broken flock roam a postapocalyptic world, searching for answers to what happened.
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire’s greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.
The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey
Hidden from humans beneath the streets of New York City are an magical people, the Avicen, who are the only family that Echo has ever known, and she will stop at nothing to find the mythical Firebird to end the centuries-old war that crests on the borders of her home, endangering those she loves most.
An Ember in the Ashes