Contact: Mark Givens / 909-293-9270 /

Title: Riven's Path
Author: Isadora Deese
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Publication Date: October 23, 2018
Pages: 500
Binding: paperback
ISBN: 978-1-938349-80-5
Suggested Retail Price: $22.95

Claremont, CA – July 24, 2018 – Pelekinesis is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Riven's Path, new young adult fiction from Isadora Deese, available October 23, 2018 worldwide.

Riven’s Path, the thrilling sequel to 2016's Right of Capture, starts with the divide between Roan and Judge greater than ever.
Parents gone, they choose to take different paths—Roan forward, Judge back. Judge follows a trail of breadcrumbs to a reclusive physicist whose theories on the structure of the universe give Judge hope he can undo what he’s done. On the run from Dimond, Roan finds herself the unwitting star of a traveling road show. Judge and Roan discover new instincts—and new horrors—from the poisoned hollers of Pennsylvania and the beleaguered Cuyahoga River to the endangered Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee and Iowa farms infested by superweeds. The freedom to explore their powers along the way locks Roan and Judge into a dangerous arms race, creating shock waves that could either save our planet, or give it the final shove over the edge.

Riven's Path by Isadora Deese will be available through Small Press Distribution, Baker & Taylor, Bertrams, directly from the publisher's website, and in fine local bookstores worldwide.

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About the author

A native of Kentucky, Isadora Deese is a graduate of Indiana University and Boston University Master’s Playwriting Program. Her writing explores the evolving connections between technology, art, and nature that are shaping our near future.
Isadora helped coordinate some of the first iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) competitions at MIT. She co-wrote Adventures in Synthetic Biology with Drew Endy and the Synthetic Biology Working Group, illustrated by Chuck Wadey, which in 2005, was the first comic to be on the cover of Nature. Two parts of The Roan and Judge Quintet have been released, Right of Capture (2016) and Riven's Path (2018).
She is married to writer and historian R.S. Deese. They live in the Boston area with their three sons and two cats.

About the publisher

Pelekinesis is a small book publishing company focusing on the development of independent authors and artists by creatively embracing the evolving publishing paradigm and utilizing modern distribution platforms. Full catalog and press material can be found at


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