Future Bestsellers! New Books in Popular Series!
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation
The latest for Princess in Black fans. Battling monsters is exhausting! It's time for Princess Magnolia to take a vacation. And the beach is peaceful and perfect, until she hears a ROAR...! Monsters on vacation?
Don't Feed the Geckos!
By Karen English, The Carver Chronicles
This is just out in paperback and is the third in a series of fun chapter books featuring the African American and Latino characters that attend Carver Elementary. Like the others in the series, this story of Carlos, his geckos and his annoying cousin Bernardo is true to life, packed with realistic experiences and situations that kids will identify with. Well-pitched for second and third grade readers.
Timmy Failure: The Book You're Not Supposed to Have
The ever-clueless detective, Timmy Failure, is banned from detective work--but how could anybody think that will stop him? Especially with his mother's wedding to Doorman Dave coming up. These books are eccentric and funny--middle grade readers love Timmy and his oddbod group of 'assistants'!
When the Sea Turned To Silver
By Grace Lin
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99
More beautifully-written adventures from Grace Lin in this companion book to her Newbery Honor winner
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Starry River of the Sky
. Pinmei's grandmother tells the most wonderful stories to the village, and when she is kidnapped by soldiers of the Emperor, Pinmei is determined to rescue her. But she finds herself confronted by obstacles that seem to come from legend. How can she rescue her grandmother?
Or, try these new series...
By Sara Shepherd
This is the first in a new YA series that comes with a good pedigree--it's written by #1
New York Times
best-selling author, Sara Shepherd, author of the Pretty Little Liars series. Seneca is addicted to true crime and she finds a cold-case mystery about a missing girl that she is determined to solve. But the murderer is determined to hide the truth... Lots of twists and turns and a hot romance make this a fun, fast read!
By Tom Angleberger
A fun new series that combines text, illustrations and graphic panels and has lots of appeal for elementary school readers. Inspector Flytrap is a plant--a Venus Flytrap to be exact. But he solves mysteries, with the help on his trusty goat sidekick who has to push the Inspector around on a skateboard. Bizarre and fun!
And finally, one for adults...
The Drowned Boy
By Karin Fossum
Mariner Books, $14.95
Just out in paperback, this is the latest Inspector Sejer mystery from Karin Fossum. The apparently straightforward accidental drowning of a young boy in a pond becomes less straightforward when his lungs are found to be filled, not with pond water, but soapy water.