Queen Vernita Conquers the Volcanic Islands, Dr. Dawn Menge

Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

The Queen of the Land of Quails is preparing to travel to the mysterious Volcanic Islands to meet twelve of her wonderful new friends. After she leaves her loyal subjects in charge of keeping her castle safe from harm for the next year, Queen Vermita boards a boat and heads out on her latest adventure. … Read more

Little Love, Rose Stanek

Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

“There once was a girl with a hole in her heart. Little Love was her name, where was she to start? It was not of her doing. She was not to blame. But the hole in her heart was there just the same.” So begins the story of Little Love as she sets out on … Read more

Krikkit’s Shoes: Forest of Stolen Dreams, Jessie L. Best

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

A new and exciting middle grade adventure! Alone in the scary Black Forest Krikkit must learn how to use the magic in her new shoes to help save children’s dreams which are being stolen by an evil wizard who steals the magic in them. In this second book in the Krikkit’s Shoes series, the 11 … Read more

With the Courage of a Mouse, Donna Sager Cowan

Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

Catt the cat is without a home or even a real name.  After she is dumped in an alley, snarling dogs chase her straight through a hidden portal and into Sweet Meadows.  Catt sees a mouse fall from the sky. He’s not just any mouse, he is wearing a vest and coat.  *      … Read more

The Innkeeper’s Son, K.C. Herbel

Children & Picture Book, Fantasy, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

Billy cheerfully runs The Valley’s Finest Inn with his father and daydreams of a fantasy life in the distant courts of the kingdom. One night, a murderous stranger from his secret past emerges to take from him his life and the magic ring that belonged to his mother. Billy must flee home to stay alive … Read more

The Sacred Artifact, Caldric Blackwell

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction

Determined to uncover the secrets of a mysterious artifact, fourteen-year-old alchemy student Craig Pike and his teacher, Cornelius, journey to the birthplace of alchemy to seek the advice of a wise, ancient alchemist named Quintus. With the help of a witty archer, Audrey Clife, they trek across dangerous lands, compete in a cutthroat tournament, and … Read more

The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs, Eva Wong Nava

Children & Picture Book, Education & Teaching, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

Owen is a boy like any other ordinary little boy. He loves to play the ukulele and he loves to sing. But speaking does not come easily to Owen. He speaks in bits and bobs. He finds that anything is possible with love, kindness and patience. The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs is … Read more