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Trees of Stone, Sean Mooney

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

Mystery surrounds the theft of the Athis Statue, an ancient and powerful artifact, and through lies, amnesia, monster, and magic the fate of all is in the hands of a young mage and an elf who must stop fighting between themselves in order to see the forest for the trees. A short while ago I … Read more

Krikkit’s Shoes: D’Arragon Prophecy, Jessie L. Best

Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction

Life is pretty ordinary for Krikkit. Ordinary and rather boring. Boring, that is, until she places the shiny black leather shoes she rescued from beneath her bed, on her nine year old feet. Transported almost instantly to the Kingdom of D’Arragon, she becomes caught up in the mystery and magic of the royal D’Arragon Dynasty. … Read more

The Witch of Endor: Vampires, R.K. Wheeler

Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Magic & Sword and Sorcery, Middle Grade Fiction, Supernatural & Paranormal, Teen & Young Adult

Lilith grew up seeing and speaking with the dead, although she did not realize they were dead until her parents asked her to whom she was speaking with. It was the magic that came later when she reached puberty. She could not control the magic in those early years so her parents had to move … Read more

Jodie and the Library Card, Julie Hodgson

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Teen & Young Adult, Time Travel Fiction

Jodie Broom, a 12-year-old girl (almost 13!), is like most girls her age. She loves her friends, music, and is always up for a good adventure. What she treasures above all else are books and she is consumed by them, reading and collecting whatever she can to satisfy her voracious appetite for stories, facts, and … Read more

Race You: and Other Stories for Young Readers, Sally Gould

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

In Race You, Travis and his brother race each other everywhere. That changes when Travis breaks his leg, but then he discovers there is a bright side to having crutches. In The Pretender, Sam loves to pretend. Sometimes he pretends to be a knight. Sometimes he pretends to be a samurai. And sometimes he pretends to be a … Read more

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery, Cindy Murray

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

It’s finally summer at Shear Heaven Ranch, and Sophie and Scottie are looking forward to swimming in the cool ponds, climbing the huge oak trees, riding their horses, and taking care of their ewe, Fuzzy Mama. Scottie tells Sophie that she feels as if “something is going to happen to us,” and says they should … Read more

Dead Scary: The Ghost Who Refused to Leave, Sally Gould

Action & Adventure, Children & Picture Book, Literature & Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Supernatural & Paranormal

Adam is an ordinary boy, except for one thing. He can see and talk with ghosts. When his family moves into what seems like the home of his dreams, Adam finds out it isn’t his dream home after all. Edward Lawrence, a bossy ghost who was Adam’s age when he died, regards the home as his … Read more