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Foreword Reviews reviews Kalifus Rising

“Combined with strong female leads, both heroic and villainous, the ever growing and changing cast of characters has something for everyone.” Read More

Girls’ Life features Kalifus Rising

Girls Life included Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams in “Add these 7 page-turners to your fall reading list.”

Brit + Co features Kalifus Rising

Brit + Co included Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams in “11 Middle-Grade Must-Reads to Devour This Fall.”

Culturalist features Kalifus Rising

Culturalist named Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams as one of its “Top 10 Back To School Middle-Grade Reads.”

Kalifus Rising on Buzzfeed

Buzzfeed named Kalifus Rising one of their “7 Fall Middle-Grade Must Reads.”

Windy City Bookworm reviews Kalifus Rising

“Fans of Percy Jackson and/or mythology will be enthralled with this series.” Read More

Every Free Chance Books reviews Kalifus Rising

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Kalifus Rising Review

“If you have a tween that loves mythology and suspense, this book is for them! It reminds my son and I of the Percy Jackson series but more exciting and for older tweens!” Read More

A Window Into Books reviews Kalifus Rising

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Jessis Library features Kalifus Rising

Jessis Library included The Red Sun and Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams in “Book Haul: September 2016.”

Country Girl Bookaholic reviews Kalifus Rising

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Holly’s Little Book Reviews features The Red Sunand Kalifus Rising

“I really enjoyed this middle-grade novel!” Read More

Bookstr features Kalifus Rising

Bookstr included Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams in “10 Middle-Grade Reads to Add to Your List.”

Kalifus Rising giveaway

Girls Life included Kalifus Rising in “*Win* the best new books with our 2016 Teen Read Week giveaway!

Sunshine Eyes reviews Kalifus Rising

“The world of Orkney is so amazing and beautiful but terrifying at the same time, the authors does a wonderful job in describing the world.” Read More

The Red Sun and Kalifus Rising on Elnade’s Book Chat

Elnade’s Book Chat featured The Red Sun and Kalifus Rising in “Tween Tuesday.”

Kalifus Rising giveaway

Recently Heard included Kalifus Rising in their “10 fall books to take you on an adventure.”

Win a copy of Kalifus Rising

Alane is giving away 20 copies of Kalifus Rising before you can buy them! Enter to win the second book in The Legends of Orkney series and find out what happens to Sam and his friends after The Red Sun.

Enter to win before August 31, 2016.

USA Book Awards

LOS ANGELES –, the premier online magazine featuring mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of THE 2015 USA BEST BOOKS AWARDS on November 16, 2015.

Best Cover Design: Fiction
The Red Sun: Book One, Legends of Orkney by Alane Adams

Best Children’s Fiction
The Red Sun: Book One, Legends of Orkney by Alane Adams

2015 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards Results

Thank you for visiting our 2015 Award Contest Winners page, featuring our 600+
winners and finalists in 110+ categories from our 2015 international book award contest.

Children Preteen-Silver Medal Winner- The Red Sun by Alane Adams

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The Red Sun on Creative Child

Creative Child named The Red Sun one of their “10 Books Even the Most Stubborn Sons Won’t Be Able to Resist.”

Glitter features The Red Sun

Glitter included The Red Sun by Alane Adams in “7 Great Books to Pick Up During Teen Read Week.”

The Red Sun giveaway

Girls Life included The Red Sun in “*Win* the best new books with our 2015 Teen Read Week giveaway!

A Speckled Owl reviews The Red Sun

“I really love that The Red Sun is not only a book that my older kid’s loved reading but it was also a book that I totally got into and wanted to continue reading, as well.” Read More

Hypable: ‘The Red Sun’ by Alane Adams is for ‘Percy Jackson’ fans

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The Red Sun on Buzzfeed

Buzzfeed named The Red Sun one of their “8 Middle Grade Books To Fall For During School Season.”

Culturalist features The Red Sun

Culturalist named The Red Sun by Alane Adams as one of its Best Middle Grade Books of Fall 2015.