Genre: Middle Grade Speculative

Zero Chronicles: Dragon Planet by Dan Wells

Zero Chronicles: Dragon Planet by Dan Wells

The colonists from the Pathfinder have arrived on Kaguya, a planet with low gravity but a very dense atmosphere. It’s fun to jump around, but the air makes you loopy. Even worse than that, the heavy atmosphere means that wind storms, although rare, are absolutely devastating. Zero and Nyx help to get everything locked down before the first big storm, but they stumble onto a […]

July 12, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Double Life of Danny Day by Mike Thayer

The Double Life of Danny Day by Mike Thayer

A boy who lives every day twice uses his ability to bring down bullies at his new school. My name is Danny Day, and I live every day twice. The first time, it’s a “discard day.” It’s kind of like a practice run. At the end of the day, I go to bed, wake up, and poof everything gets reset, everything except my memory, that […]

June 15, 2021 / 0 Comments
Legend of the Dragon Slayer by Brandon Mull

Legend of the Dragon Slayer by Brandon Mull

In ancient times, dragons posed the ultimate threat to the rest of the magical world. During the Dragon War, a group of specially trained Dragon Slayers banded together to stand against the onslaught. They called themselves Dragonwatch, and they succeeded in confining the majority of dragons to sanctuaries. Legend of the Dragon Slayer is the illustrated story of the very first Dragon Slayer who took […]

April 20, 2021 / 0 Comments
Fly with Me by Julie Hahn

Fly with Me by Julie Hahn

Eleven-year-old Jessa Newberry desperately wants to fit in with the popular girls but on the first day of middle school she makes a fool of herself in front of the whole class. On top of that, she’s having these strange dreams about Sidney, a friend she hasn’t seen since kindergarten. Together in the dreams they fly around Dreamland, a magical world with ice-cream trees and […]

March 30, 2021 / 0 Comments
Granted: Curse of the Emerald Jinn by Rachel  Huffmire

Granted: Curse of the Emerald Jinn by Rachel Huffmire

The Mojave Desert is full of spiteful jinn. A fraying curse is all that holds them back. Sixteen-year-old Liam Covington is the only one who sees colorful shadows following him around school. They’re brightest whenever someone messes with him. That’s why Liam lives by a short code: keep a low profile, stay away from the colors, and don’t talk to Kenna Berlin. But today Kenna […]

January 26, 2021 / 0 Comments
Zero Chronicles: Zero G by Dan Wells

Zero Chronicles: Zero G by Dan Wells

Space is a lonely place… Zero is just one of 20,000 people aboard a spaceship bound for a new planet. The journey is over a century long, but, luckily, everyone is in stasis, so they’ll be safe and sound asleep during the trip. Everyone, that is, except Zero, whose pod has malfunctioned, waking him up a hundred years early. His initial excitement in roaming the […]

January 23, 2021 / 0 Comments
Dragonwatch: Champion of the Titan Games by Brandon Mull

Dragonwatch: Champion of the Titan Games by Brandon Mull

The war against dragons intensifies. Will Kendra and Seth find the help they desperately need from the Giant Queen? This fourth book in a five-book series leaves the underwater dragon preserve of Crescent Lagoon for a gladiator-style arena at Titan Valley, the magical realm of towering giants and enslaved dragons. Our two young heroes have never felt so small or faced a challenge so…giant!

October 13, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

With a noisy giant crashing around the kingdom, the Princess in Black uses the Sparkle Signal to call ALL her heroic friends together—for the biggest adventure yet. The Princess in Black is ready for her snowy playdate with the Goat Avenger and the Princess in Blankets. It’s a perfect day to build snow monsters and battle them for practice. But just when they’re about to […]

October 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Camp Legend by Mikey Brooks

Camp Legend by Mikey Brooks

Welcome to CAMP LEGEND, where every kid is a true believer in legendary figures like Santa Claus, Cupid, the Easter Bunny, and even Bigfoot—well, almost everyone. Twelve-year-old Taj Tennyson didn’t ask to go to Camp Legend but here he is, the only nonbeliever in the whole camp. So how did a kid who made it his life’s mission to debunk magic even get invited to […]

September 30, 2020 / 0 Comments
Kits and Cubbyholes by Loralee Evans

Kits and Cubbyholes by Loralee Evans

After two adventures into the past, Ani is sure she, her big brother Jax, and their friend Julie are time-travel experts. But when Will Taylor, an old friend from 1781 shows up in their backyard, Ani and Jax don’t know what to do! Julie’s on a mysterious errand of her own, so it’s up to Ani, Jax, and their other friends (including Will’s own descendant!) […]

September 14, 2020 / 0 Comments