THE HIPPO AT THE END OF THE HALL, by Helen Cooper, Candlewick Press

The invitation was delivered by bees. It wasn’t addressed to anyone at all, but Ben knew it was for him. It would lead him to an old, shambolic museum, full of strange and bewitching creatures. A peculiar world of hidden mysteries and curious family secrets . . . and some really dangerous magic. Filled with … Continue reading THE HIPPO AT THE END OF THE HALL, by Helen Cooper, Candlewick Press

CREATURE CAMPERS: THE SECRET OF SHADOW LAKE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Joe McGee, Illustrated by Bea Tormo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Being the new kid at camp is never easy, especially for a bigfoot, a hyperactive jackalope, a fairy who can barely fly, and the only human boy! A series about the unlikely friendships forged at Camp Moonlight—“where being different isn’t unusual…it’s FUNusual!” Norm is worried about fitting in at camp. Literally. He’s not just tall … Continue reading CREATURE CAMPERS: THE SECRET OF SHADOW LAKE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Joe McGee, Illustrated by Bea Tormo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

GET OUT OF BED YOU SCURVY DOG! by Jeanette Maska, Independent

A wacky twelve-year old, Thomas Delaney is struggling to survive middle school. Bedridden with a high fever, he begins to read Treasure Island and is drawn into a wild seafaring adventure. Reality collides with Imagination and chaos ensues. Out August 2019 148 Pages Apprx. MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest … Continue reading GET OUT OF BED YOU SCURVY DOG! by Jeanette Maska, Independent

HOW TO BE ON THE MOON, by Viviane Schwarz, Candlewick Press

In the follow-up to How to Find Gold, best friends Anna and Crocodile are going on another intrepid adventure -- this time, to the moon. It's almost impossible to get to the moon. It's out in space, which is dark and empty, and it's very far away. If Anna and Crocodile are going to make … Continue reading HOW TO BE ON THE MOON, by Viviane Schwarz, Candlewick Press

THE EVIL LIBRARIAN SERIES, BOOKS 1-3, by Michelle Knudsen, Candlewick Press

BOOK ONE #EvilLibrarian He’s young. He’s hot. He’s also evil. He’s . . . the librarian. When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. He’s really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. But after meeting Mr. … Continue reading THE EVIL LIBRARIAN SERIES, BOOKS 1-3, by Michelle Knudsen, Candlewick Press

FIFTH WAR: GOOD COMPANY, by Dale Lucas, Orbit Books, Hachette Book Group

Humans, orcs, mages, elves, and dwarves all jostle for success and survival in the cramped quarters of Yenara, while understaffed Watch Wardens struggle to keep its citizens in line. Now, Rem and Torval must escort a notorious thief through a dangerous forest to the nearby city from where the thief escaped. But the thief's companions … Continue reading FIFTH WAR: GOOD COMPANY, by Dale Lucas, Orbit Books, Hachette Book Group

LASER MOOSE AND RABBIT BOY: TIME TROUT, by Doug Savage, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy are back in a time-traveling adventure, perfect for getting past and future fans hooked on reading. Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy return and just in time to save the day! A time-traveling fish is causing trouble for Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy in the past, present, and future. When the … Continue reading LASER MOOSE AND RABBIT BOY: TIME TROUT, by Doug Savage, Andrews McMeel Publishing

TWO GIRLS A CLOCK, AND A CROOKED HOUSE, by Michael Poore, Random House

Combine the thought-provoking time travel of When You Reach Me with the humorous storytelling of Lemony Snicket, and you get a wholly original journey through time, space, and the depths of the human heart. This is a story of things that are not possible. It's not possible for Amy to see spirits. (She does.) It's … Continue reading TWO GIRLS A CLOCK, AND A CROOKED HOUSE, by Michael Poore, Random House

THE RUN AND HIDE, THE BROTHERHOOD CHRONICLE, VOL. 2, by Tejas Desai, The New Wei

From the lush beaches of Thailand, to the gritty streets of India, to the political battles of New York City and the business empires of the American South, welcome to the second volume of The Brotherhood Chronicle: The Run and Hide. Niral Solanke, the awkward private investigator from The Brotherhood, is surviving in a sinister … Continue reading THE RUN AND HIDE, THE BROTHERHOOD CHRONICLE, VOL. 2, by Tejas Desai, The New Wei

THE MAGIC MISFITS: THE SECOND STORY, by Neil Patrick Harris, Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Growing up in an orphanage, Leila was bullied for being different. But she turned her hardship into skill by becoming an escape artist—a valuable trait when belonging to a group of magical best friends. When a famous psychic comes to town, however, Leila and her pals won't be able to escape the big mystery heading … Continue reading THE MAGIC MISFITS: THE SECOND STORY, by Neil Patrick Harris, Hachette Book Group, Inc.