THE PLAGUE STONES, by James Brogden, Titan Books

From the critically acclaimed author of Hekla's Children comes a dark and haunting tale of our world and the next. Fleeing from a traumatic break-in, Londoners Paul and Tricia Feenan sell up to escape to the isolated Holiwell village where Tricia has inherited a property. Scattered throughout the settlement are centuries-old stones used during the … Continue reading THE PLAGUE STONES, by James Brogden, Titan Books

MANITOWAPOW: ABORIGINAL WRITINGS FROM THE LAND OF WATER, by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, Editors, Forward by Beatrice Mosionier, Highwater Press

This anthology of Aboriginal writings from Manitoba takes readers back through the millennia and forward to the present day, painting a dynamic picture of a territory interconnected through words, ideas, and experiences. A rich collection of stories, poetry, nonfiction, and speeches, it features: -Historical writings, from important figures. -Vibrant literary writing by eminent Aboriginal writers. … Continue reading MANITOWAPOW: ABORIGINAL WRITINGS FROM THE LAND OF WATER, by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, Editors, Forward by Beatrice Mosionier, Highwater Press

THE ANCIENT ONE, by T.A. Barron, Puffin Books

LOST CRATER IS LIKE NO OTHER PLACE ON THE PLANET... When Kate travels to Oregon for a quiet week at Aunt Melanie's cottage, her plans are dashed by the discovery of a grove of giant redwood trees in nearby Lost Crater. Caught up in the struggle to help protect the redwood forest from loggers, Kate … Continue reading THE ANCIENT ONE, by T.A. Barron, Puffin Books

ONCE UPON A RIVER, by Diane Setterfield, Atria/Emily Bestler Boooks, Double Day Book/PenguinRandomHouse

A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a … Continue reading ONCE UPON A RIVER, by Diane Setterfield, Atria/Emily Bestler Boooks, Double Day Book/PenguinRandomHouse

SHADOW OF THE FOX, by Julie Kagawa, Harlequin Teen

One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish—and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos. Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age is about to dawn. Raised by monks … Continue reading SHADOW OF THE FOX, by Julie Kagawa, Harlequin Teen

THE BIGFOOT FILES, by Lindsay Eagar, Candlewick Press

From the author of Hour of the Bees comes another captivating story that deftly blurs the line between reality and magic -- and will leave you wondering What if? The Loch Ness Monster. The Frogman. Bigfoot. Twelve-year-old Miranda Cho used to believe in it all, used to love poring over every strange footprint, every stray … Continue reading THE BIGFOOT FILES, by Lindsay Eagar, Candlewick Press

KID BEOWULF, THE RISE OF EL CID, by Alexis E. Fajardo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

"Kid Beowulf is a gateway drug to the classics!" – wired.com Book Three in the acclaimed Kid Beowulf graphic novel series! Beowulf and Grendel are in war-torn Spain, where honor is hard-fought, allegiances are dubious, and the bulls run wild! Amidst it all comes a young knight named Rodrigo, who fights for the name he's … Continue reading KID BEOWULF, THE RISE OF EL CID, by Alexis E. Fajardo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

UNCHARTED, by Erin Cashman, Page Street Publishing/Canadian Manda Group

Seventeen-year-old Annabeth prefers the fantasy of her books and paintings to reality—because in reality, her mom is dead, and it was all her fault. When she accompanies her father to the funeral of some family friends who drowned, she’s surprised to find her grief reflected in the face of Griffin Bradford, the son of the … Continue reading UNCHARTED, by Erin Cashman, Page Street Publishing/Canadian Manda Group

SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

DESCRIPTION: A fiesta of feline facts for cat lovers everywhere! It's amazing but true: there are approximately 600 million pet cats around the world! And why not? Not only are they playful, cuddly, and smart, they are also very helpful. Best known as skilled hunters, they can also predict storms and earthquakes, bring comfort to … Continue reading SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

THE WORLD OF LORE – WICKED MORTALS, by Aaron Mahnke, Penguin Random House

A chilling, lavishly illustrated who's-who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now an online streaming series. Here are the incredible true stories of some of the mortals who achieved notoriety in history and folklore through horrible means. Monsters of this sort … Continue reading THE WORLD OF LORE – WICKED MORTALS, by Aaron Mahnke, Penguin Random House