DARING DARLEEN: QUEEN OF THE SCREEN, by Anne Nesbet, Candlewick Press

When a publicity stunt goes terribly wrong, twelve-year-old Darleen Darling, star of the silent film era, must defeat villains both on screen and off in this edge-of-your-seat adventure. Lights! Camera! Kidnapping?It's 1914, and Darleen Darling's film adventures collide with reality when a fake kidnapping set up by her studio becomes all too real. Suddenly Darleen finds … Continue reading DARING DARLEEN: QUEEN OF THE SCREEN, by Anne Nesbet, Candlewick Press

THE SHAKESPEARE CONSPIRACY, A CLAYTON LOVELL STONE ADVENTURE, by Bruce Hutchison, William Hill Press

  A gripping, historical fiction, murder mystery. When Clayton Lovell Stone’s estranged girlfriend, Tracy Griffith, ends up murdered -- two men bludgeoned to death in the process -- and Stone receives a belated bloodied postcard with a manuscript page attached, he follows the trail of her killers and unearths a conspiracy hatched four hundred years … Continue reading THE SHAKESPEARE CONSPIRACY, A CLAYTON LOVELL STONE ADVENTURE, by Bruce Hutchison, William Hill Press

THE GHOST NETWORK: ACTIVATE, by I.I. Davidson, Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Ghost Network is a new 3-book epic adventure series in which a group of teenage hackers get to work to save the world from disasters in the Dark Web as man takes on machine. Age Level: 10-13 Grade Level: 4th and up Despite coming from different ends of the world, John, Slack, Akane, and … Continue reading THE GHOST NETWORK: ACTIVATE, by I.I. Davidson, Andrews McMeel Publishing

AN AFFAIR OF POISINS, by Addie Thorley, Page Street Publishing

No one looks kindly on the killer of a king. After unwittingly helping her mother poison King Louis XIV, seventeen-year-old alchemist Mirabelle Monvoisin is forced to see her mother’s Shadow Society in a horrifying new light: they’re not heroes of the people, as they’ve always claimed to be, but murderers. Herself included. Mira tries to … Continue reading AN AFFAIR OF POISINS, by Addie Thorley, Page Street Publishing