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Riders of the Apocalypse

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Riders of the Apocalypse

In Jackie Morse Kessler's riveting series, Riders of the Apocalypse, everyday teens are transformed into the infamous horsemen of the apocalypse. Their newfound power helps them deal with problems like bullying, self-mutilation, and eating disorders.

Hunger: Riders of the Apocalypse, Book 1 by Jackie Morse Kessler - Fantasy


Lisabeth Lewis has a black steed, a set of scales, and a new job: she’s been appointed Famine. How will an anorexic 17-year-old girl from the suburbs fare as one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

Rage: Riders of the Apocalypse, Book 2 by Jackie Morse Kessler - Fantasy


Missy, a self-mutilator, now wields a different kind of blade --- a big, brutal sword that can cut down anyone and anything in her path. But it’s with this weapon in her hand that Missy learns something that could help her triumph over her own pain: control.

Loss: Riders of the Apocalypse, Book 3 by Jackie Morse Kessler - Fantasy


Fifteen-year-old Billy Ballard is the kid whom everyone picks on. But things change drastically when Death tells Billy he must stand in as Pestilence, the White Rider of the Apocalypse. Now armed with a Bow that allows him to strike with disease from a distance, Billy lashes out at his tormentors...and accidentally causes an outbreak of meningitis.