Children/Young Adult

Spirit’s Princess

By Esther Friesner - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

Spirit’s Princess is set in 3rd-century Japan, before the clans are unified. At the start of the story, Himiko, the only daughter ...Read Review

Man Overboard!

By Curtis Parkinson - Published 2012


AdventureChildren/Young AdultNautical

The title’s shout goes out early in this World War II adventure, but too late to save the mysterious passenger on an ...Read Review

The Shadow Collector’s Apprentice

By Amy Gordon - Published 2012


Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

This middle-grade novel is set in early 1960s small town America. Twelve-year-old Cully Pennyacre lives with his Aunt Incandescence, who studies moths, and ...Read Review

Glory Be

By Augusta Scattergood - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

Gloriana Hemphill lives in the Mississippi Delta with her preacher father and teenage sister Jesslyn, supervised by their African-American maid Emma. It’s ...Read Review

Jane Austen Stole My Boyfriend

By Cora Harrison - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

This lively story, based loosely on 15-year-old Jane Austen’s visit to her Leigh-Perrot relations in Bath in 1791, tells of Jane and her 17...Read Review

Special Ops: Dead or Alive

By Craig Simpson - Published 2012


AdventureChildren/Young AdultMilitary

November 1941, and most of Europe is in the grip of Nazi rule. In their latest Special Ops adventure, the three friends, Finn, Loki ...Read Review

The Horse Road

By Troon Harrison - Published 2012


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This story is told by Kallista, the 14-year-old daughter of a nomadic horsewoman. It is the year 102 BC, and her father and two ...Read Review

Ghost Moon

By John Wilson - Published 2011


AdventureChildren/Young AdultWestern

This second book in the Desert Legends Trilogy follows 16-year-old Jim Doolen as he’s drawn reluctantly into the Lincoln County Wars. A ...Read Review

Duty Calls (Dunkirk 1)

By James Holland - Published 2011


Children/Young AdultMilitary

Private Johnny Hawke joins up at 15, and finds himself in France on the losing side of the early engagements of WWII. His story ...Read Review

The Secret Keepers

By Paul Yee - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

The Secret Keepers opens in 1906 in Chinatown, San Francisco, moments after the historical earthquake rocked the city, leaving it in rubble. Death and ...Read Review

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