Tag: Magic

Ascendance: The Shattered Castle by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Ascendance: The Shattered Castle by Jennifer A. Nielsen

King Jaron has outwitted the Prozarians and returned to his own kingdom with one secret in his pocket that not even his friends know about. He’s hoping that secret will help him finally bring stability to Carthya. But a surprise attack on his own land — on the castle itself — reminds Jaron that nothing is easy. The Prozarian Monarch threatens to crumble Jaron’s entire […]

October 19, 2021 / 0 Comments
Crime and Carpetbags by Julie Berry

Crime and Carpetbags by Julie Berry

Now that Maeve Merritt has surrendered Mermeros, the djinni she found in a sardine can, she expects her life in London will be dull as dirt. But villains from Maeve’s previous escapades are still searching for the djinni, now in the hands of Mr. Poindexter, the adoptive father of Maeve’s friend Tommy. When Mr. Poindexter tries to use one of his wishes, he and Mermeros […]

October 19, 2021 / 0 Comments
Relatively Normal Secrets by C.W.  Allen

Relatively Normal Secrets by C.W. Allen

Tuesday and Zed Furst are perfectly normal children with perfectly strange parents. Their father won’t discuss his job, their mother never leaves the house without her guard dog, and the topic of the family tree is off limits. When a last minute “business trip” gets the adults out of the way, Zed and Tuesday decide to get to the bottom of things once and for […]

September 9, 2021 / 0 Comments
Dread Watch by Jared Agard

Dread Watch by Jared Agard

A secret fear. An antique pocket watch with a tragic past. When 8th grader Caleb Meyer stumbles upon the old watch at an abandoned railroad museum, he’s sure that if he has it, all his fears will vanish. But the watch is more than just spindles and gears. A twisted ghost lives within, a Dreadmonger, feeding off the fears of his victims. And Caleb, seeking […]

September 1, 2021 / 0 Comments
Champion’s Quest: The Die of Destiny by Frank L. Cole

Champion’s Quest: The Die of Destiny by Frank L. Cole

Lucas Silver’s life is about to change. He thinks it’s because he’s made plans to escape from his foster home and make his way to New York, but then he and some unlikely friends find Hob and Bogie’s Curiosity Shoppe and agree to play a game of Champion’s Quest. When the four kids walk out the front door of the Curiosity Shoppe, they immediately discover […]

August 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
Untethered by Kaylynn Flanders

Untethered by Kaylynn Flanders

A deadly magical war has begun and the newly crowned king and feisty princess must defeat the deadliest of foes before there’s nothing left to save. Although King Atháren’s sister, Jennesara, saved Hálendi from the Gray Mage, the reprieve came at a steep price–the life of their father. Now Ren rules over a divided kingdom, with some who want him dead, and a Medallion that […]

July 20, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Stars of Whistling Ridge by Cindy Baldwin

The Stars of Whistling Ridge by Cindy Baldwin

Ivy Mae Bloom is almost thirteen years old, her name is almost a complete sentence, and her family’s RV is almost a home. That’s one too many “almosts” for Ivy. She desperately wants a place to put down roots, but it’s her mama’s job as a fallen star to tend the magic underpinning the world—a job that’s kept Ivy’s family living on the road since […]

June 15, 2021 / 0 Comments
Magic in the Mix by Trish LeBaron

Magic in the Mix by Trish LeBaron

“You’re beautiful, you know,” Devin said. “Especially when you do that.” “Do what?” Lucy eyed him warily. “Stare at me all hungry then get shy and look away when you realize you’d like a bite.” Pastry Chef Lucy Crowthorne has no room for romance in her life. Running her bakery, making trendy pastries, and mixing potions takes up all the space on her proverbial plate. […]

June 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
Bladesmith: Blade of Secrets by Tricia Levenseller

Bladesmith: Blade of Secrets by Tricia Levenseller

A teenage blacksmith with social anxiety is forced to go on the run to protect the world from the most powerful magical sword she’s ever made. Eighteen-year-old Ziva prefers metal to people. She spends her days tucked away in her forge, safe from society and the anxiety it causes her, using her magical gift to craft unique weapons imbued with power. Then Ziva receives a […]

May 4, 2021 / 0 Comments
Bone Crier’s Dawn by Kathryn Purdie

Bone Crier’s Dawn by Kathryn Purdie

Love is a matter of life and death. Bone Criers have been ferrying the dead into the afterlife for centuries, a dangerous duty only possible with the powers they gain from sacrificing their amourés, the men destined to love them and die. But Bone Criers Ailesse and Sabine—along with Ailesse’s love, Bastien—are working to chart their own course and rewrite the rules of the afterlife. […]

March 30, 2021 / 0 Comments