Author Scarlett Thomas offers a new take on magic in Dragon’s Green, the excellent first book in her Worldquake series for middle graders.
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Laurel Snyder’s Orphan Island is a quiet book and yet there’s a magic to it that’s unparalleled. This thoughtful story of self-discovery is worth reading.
Being a teen is hard enough without losing a parent. Things are about to get even more complicated for the lead character in Carol Weston’s Speed of Life.
Lauren Wolk’s Beyond the Bright Sea is a beautiful read. And though its target audience is upper middle grade, it should appeal to YA readers and beyond.
Johanna Hurwitz has penned more than 75 books for children. But the author of The Two and Only Kelly Twins didn’t publish her first book until she was 38.
The Crystal Ribbon, set in medieval China, would be very hard to read if not for the magical elements author Celeste Lim has weaved throughout.
After finishing up the Fablehaven series in 2010, Brandon Mull moved on to other projects. This Tuesday, he returned to the world with Dragonwatch.
I’m not sure what I was expecting when I started Ronald L. Smith’s The Mesmerist, but it certainly wasn’t what I ended up reading.
We often get so caught up in our own history, we fail to see the other side. Kathleen Burkinshaw’s ‘The Last Cherry Blossom’ takes readers to WWII Hiroshima.
Melanie Conklin balances humor with raw emotion in “Counting Thyme,” a powerful middle-grade novel with a smart and loving heroine at its center.