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When the Cat’s Away, Donna Gibbs

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

When The Cat’s Away, a picture book for young children, is set in Paris. A family of mice move into their new home beneath the Cafe des Chats. Gussie and her twin brother, Pierre, are keen to explore their new surroundings. It is not long before Pierre’s nose for adventure puts his life at risk … Read more

Beginnings, Chris Hoffmann

Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

The appearance of strange flying orbs brings together a shy book lover,  a reckless thrill seeker, a cynical loner, and a handsome wannabe leader. Their best chance to survive and discover what is behind this would be teamwork. Will they combine sword and sorcery, or try to succeed alone? Beginnings is book one in the … Read more

Junah Tales, M.R. Neer

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Myth's & Legends

PURR-poseful Junah Cat is urged to find the Secret of the Garden by the mysterious three sisters. He teams with Mo Mouse to explore obvious and hidden things in the garden. They are helped in their adventure by Thomas Tortoise, Hannah Hummingbird, Harry Hedgehog, and Ralph Rabbit.  PURR-sistent Along the way, Junah discovers insights or … Read more

The Great Sugar War, Benjamin Ellefson

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

What Would You Do If You Found Yourself In the Middle of An Epic War, And You Were The Only One Who Knew The Way to Save the Kingdom? When Otto’s 12th birthday present carries him across a strange sea, he finds himself in an astonishing land, smack dab in the middle of an epic … Read more

Secret Adventures of Foxfire: Busting Walls, John Hope

Coming of Age, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

Deep within Sebastian’s vivid imagination, international spy Foxfire is tasked with her most difficult mission yet: to find and capture the Devil himself. Outside Sebastian’s solitary comic book–drawing bouts, the mystery-loving twelve-year-old helps his friends construct a secret tree fort using building supplies from an abandoned neighborhood shed, while at home he struggles to find … Read more

The Fairies of Turtle Creek, Jill Sayre

Children & Picture Book, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction, Myth's & Legends, Teen & Young Adult

Claire Collins is a smart eighth grader. Science is her favorite subject, after all, it can explain everything, right? But then her grandmother arrives, saying that fairies are REAL! Nothing is more real than the danger Claire’s brother is facing in the Iraq War. So having a crazy grandmother in the house is the last … Read more

The Great & the Small, A.T. Balsara

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult

Deep below the market, in the dark tunnels no human knows exist, a war has begun. Led by the charismatic Beloved Chairman, a colony of rats plots to exterminate the ugly two-legs who have tortured them in labs, crushed them with boots, and looked at them with disgust for as long as anyone can remember.  … Read more