Genre: MG Contemporary Fantasy

The Darkdeep by Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs

The Darkdeep by Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs

Everyone in Timbers knows Still Cove is off-limits, with its creepy Beast sightings and equally terrifying legends. But when a bullying incident sends twelve-year-old Nico Holland over a cliff and into Still Cove’s icy waters, friends Tyler and Emma—and even Opal Walsh, who usually runs with the popular kids—rush to his rescue… and discover a mysterious island hiding in the murky, swirling mists below. Though […]

October 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Time Castaways: The Mona Lisa Key by Liesl Shurtliff

Time Castaways: The Mona Lisa Key by Liesl Shurtliff

Mateo, Ruby, and Corey Hudson’s parents don’t have too many rules. It’s the usual stuff: Be good. Do your homework. And never ride the subway without an adult, EVER. But when the siblings wake up late for school, they have no choice but to break a rule. The Hudson siblings board the subway in Manhattan and end up on a frigate ship in Paris…in the […]

September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Earth to Dad by Krista Van Dolzer

Earth to Dad by Krista Van Dolzer

Eleven-year-old Jameson O’Malley’s dad is on Mars. The only way to see him, other than squinting into the night sky, is through the JICC—short for Jameson’s Interplanetary Communication Console. Jameson thought the JICC would help shorten the millions of miles that stretch between Base Ripley and Mars, but he’s is starting to realize no transmission can replace his real, actual father. When a new family […]

August 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Raccoons and Rabbit Holes by Loralee Evans

Raccoons and Rabbit Holes by Loralee Evans

What do raccoons and rabbit holes have in common with Harriet Tubman? Jax, Julie, and Ani wouldn’t have thought much at all, until the three kids go exploring near an old house in the woods that local legends say is haunted. The kids don’t believe in ghosts, and don’t expect to find anything scary. But when they meet a raccoon that’s acting a little weird, […]

July 26, 2018 / 0 Comments
Wizard for Hire by Obert Skye

Wizard for Hire by Obert Skye

What if there was a wizard in your hometown who offered his services to anyone in need? What if you were scared because your scientist parents had been kidnapped and you couldn’t tell the police? What if you stumbled across a classified ad in your local newspaper that read, “Wizard for Hire. Call 555-SPEL”? Would you call? Fourteen-year-old Ozzy is desperate to find his parents, […]

April 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Techno Wizard: Passage to Avalon by Mike Thayer

Techno Wizard: Passage to Avalon by Mike Thayer

Thirteen-year-old Sam Shelton is the only person in Avalon who can’t use the magical power of aether. He’s also the only person in Avalon with a bag of high-tech spy gear, a solar-powered cell phone with intermittent signal back to Earth, a YouTube account, and a murderous wizard-emperor on his tail… so he’s got a lot going for him. When an earthquake hits his hometown […]

April 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
Five Kingdoms: Time Jumpers by Brandon Mull

Five Kingdoms: Time Jumpers by Brandon Mull

Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole’s epic adventure comes to a close. Cole and his friends are pushed to the limit in this finale to the bestselling Five Kingdoms series. Will they finally be able to restore magic to the world of the Outskirts and find their way back home?

March 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
The Wishmakers by Tyler Whitesides

The Wishmakers by Tyler Whitesides

Twelve-year-old Ace’s life is about to change in the most unexpected and magical ways—all because of a peanut butter jar. When he opens it, he inadvertently releases a genie named Ridge. Now a Wishmaker, Ace is given a week to complete a seemingly impossible quest, and if he fails the world will end in the most tragic (but cuddly) way imaginable. Luckily, Ridge can help […]

February 27, 2018 / 0 Comments
Haniah and the Golden Gem by Jason Ford

Haniah and the Golden Gem by Jason Ford

Dragons, castles and fairies fill the enchanted world ten-year-old Haniah is thrust into once her home is attacked by goblins and her family is taken. Lacking confidence and security, she is sent on a quest to save her family from an evil wizard bent on destroying the kingdom of Gathbiyya. Accompanied by an eclectic cast of friends she meets along the way, Haniah seeks the […]

August 15, 2017 / 0 Comments
The Magnificent Glass Globe by N.R. Bergeson

The Magnificent Glass Globe by N.R. Bergeson

Eleven-year-old Mary Tucker dreams of visiting the Amazon. But if her father, a museum curator, has his way, she will be well into old age before she ever gets the chance. One day, while mischievously exploring the museum’s warehouse with her brother Ike and best friend Helen, Mary stumbles across an old travel trunk belonging to her grandfather. Inside, they discover a nondescript glass globe. […]

April 4, 2017 / 0 Comments