BAH! HUMBUG! By Michael Rosen, Illustrated Tony Ross, Walker Books/Candlewick Press

A timely retelling of A Christmas Carol for the whole family about a smartphone-obsessed dad. This Christmas, join Michael Rosen and Tony Ross with their unforgettable retelling of Charles Dickens's beloved holiday classic. Harry Gruber plays the role of Scrooge in his school's production of "A Christmas Carol," and he is extra nervous about tonight's performance because his father is in the audience -- not away for business, as usual. Will the story's message of Christmas cheer and the redemptive power of love reach his father's distracted Scrooge heart?

FIERCE FAIRYTALES, POEMS & STORIES TO STIR YOUR SOUL, by Nikita Gill, Hachette Books

Poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of fairytales poetically retold for a new generation of women. Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose … Continue reading FIERCE FAIRYTALES, POEMS & STORIES TO STIR YOUR SOUL, by Nikita Gill, Hachette Books

ACE OF SHADES, by Amanda Foody, Harlequin Teen

Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets… and secrets hide in every shadow. Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school—and her … Continue reading ACE OF SHADES, by Amanda Foody, Harlequin Teen

THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT, by Leslye Walton, Candlewick Press

From the author of The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender comes a haunting maelstrom of magic and murder in the lush, moody Pacific Northwest. When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills might have benefited friendlier neighbors. Guilt and fear instead led the island’s original eight … Continue reading THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT, by Leslye Walton, Candlewick Press

THE CASTLE IN THE MIST, by Amy Ephron, Philomel Publishing

DESCRIPTION: Kindle Edition, 192 pages Published February 7th 2017 by Philomel Books ISBN13 9780399546990 Edition Language English Tess and Max travel behind the walls of a magical castle where wishes really do come true—if the hawthorne trees don’t get you first. Tess and Max are sent to the English countryside for the summer and long … Continue reading THE CASTLE IN THE MIST, by Amy Ephron, Philomel Publishing