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Nick Newton: The Highest Bidder, S. E. M. Ishida

Nick Newton: The Highest Bidder

Nick Newton dodges mechanical baby strollers, fencing sisters, and auction bids, all as he’s trying to help his friend put his android back together.
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Hera's Doom, Sarah Myria Carter

Hera’s Doom

Hera Jackson never expected Arcadia to go to war. Much less a civil war.
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Shelter Island, John Paul Tucker

Shelter Island

Can Cary, Clarisse, and Gregory help an intelligent race of birds end a centuries-old conflict before war invades their homeland?
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Song of Leira, Gillian Bronte Adams

Song of Leira

With the fate of the world at stake, the Song bids her rise to battle and the Songkeeper must answer.
Sword of the Broken Son, Shaun Stevenson

Sword of the Broken Son

As an unstoppable army attacks the kingdom, a young girl must journey to find an ancient weapon that may hold the key to saving or destroying the entire known world.
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The White Forest, Aviya Carmen

The White Forest

A fallen kingdom and a cursed forest await the arrival of their true savior and prince.
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Skyrik of Landos, Giovanni Red

Skyrik of Landos

A refugee returns to his homeland to free it from its oppressive occupants, while unwittingly carrying something that his enemies will pay a colossal price to obtain.
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Imani Earns Her Cape, Bokerah Brumley
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Imani Earns Her Cape

Imani’s mother has been kidnapped by a giant troll, and now Imani is lost in the Fae Realm with no way back home to Virginia.
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“Bokerah Brumley paints a colorful urban-fantasy backdrop and peoples it with distinctive characters.” — Lorehaven Magazine
The Last Motley, D. J. Edwardson

The Last Motley

Can Roderick the tailor save a doomed boy from his nightmares and keep them from spilling out into the world around them?
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The Worlds Next Door, C. E. White

The Worlds Next Door

The investigation of a mysterious old house leads to a world on the brink of annihilation and a dangerous journey to save it.
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Wanted: A Superhero to Save the World, Bryan Davis

Wanted: A Superhero to Save the World

Eddie Hertz is smart, real smart. He has to be. What other twelve-year-old patrols the streets of Nirvana alone, hoping to foil the schemes of the evil Mephisto?
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Earthcore Book 1: RotoVegas, Grace Bridges
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Earthcore Book 1: RotoVegas

Anira finds herself mysteriously affected by the untamed thermal forces of New Zealand–and they have a job for her.
“Bridges's sense of place is lovingly grounded, and the style flows like water.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Alison Henry and the Creatures of Torone, C. J. Darlington
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Alison Henry and the Creatures of Torone

Alison Henry finds herself in the strange land of Torone, where evil beasts trap and devour the creatures of the woods and the rightful heir to the throne is on the run.
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“Familiar but satisfying, and female heroes lend a modern flair . . . good comfort food for people who dream of other realms.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Secret of the Lost King, Shaun Stevenson

Secret of the Lost King

As an evil Emperor chases them down, two young kids must find an old enemy of the kingdom, rescue a lost king, and discover the truth about their own forgotten memories.
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Alfred: The Boy Who Would Be King

Alfred: The Boy Who Would Be King

In a grim fantasy world where the Father of Light seems long lost, can a modern day boy help a wizard, a cleric, knights and peasants have faith again?
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Nick Newton Is Not a Genius, S. E. M. Ishida
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Nick Newton is Not a Genius

Nick Newton is an ordinary boy from a family of extraordinary geniuses, but that doesn’t stop him from making his own discoveries—whether they be unusual inventions or unexpected friendships.
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“Children and grown-ups alike will be charmed by this gentle, creative tale.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Orphan's Song, Gillian Bronte Adams
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Orphan’s Song

Every generation has a Songkeeper – one chosen to keep the memory of the Song alive. And in every generation, there are those who seek to destroy the chosen one.
“A classic medieval fantasy setting populated with archetypes that somehow feel fresh and vigorous.” — Lorehaven Magazine
Shatterworld by Lelia Rose Foreman

Shatterworld

When 12-year-old Rejoice discovers aliens in the ocean and then the doom that is aimed at her planet, she needs to help her people find a way to survive.
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Arrow, R. J. Anderson

Arrow

She swore never to shed blood in violence, no matter how grave the danger. But when a faery war threatens her home, the price of peace may be higher than Rhosmari can pay.
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Songkeeper by Gillian Bronte Adams

Songkeeper

War ravages Leira and the Song has fallen silent. Freed from the hold of a slave ship, Birdie, the young Songkeeper, and Ky, a street-wise thief, emerge to a world at war.
Meg Mitchell & the Secret of the Journal by Amy Williams

Meg Mitchell & The Secret Of The Journal

Raised in an alien world by adoptive parents, Meg Mitchell spends her time fighting Centaurs and training as an Andai warrior. But when Meg uncovers her birth father’s journal, she discovers a cousin she didn’t know existed.
Rebel by R. J. Anderson

Rebel

The last time Timothy broke a rule, he got suspended. But when he defies the faery empress, it might well get him killed.
A Pocket Full of Murder by R. J. Anderson

A Pocket Full Of Murder

In the spell-powered city of Tarreton, twelve-year-old Isaveth is poor, but she’s also brave, loyal, and zealous in the pursuit of justice—which is lucky, because her father has just been wrongfully arrested for murder.
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Knife by R.J. Anderson

Knife

Forget everything you think you know about faeries. Creatures full of magic and whimsy? Not in the Oakenwyld. Not anymore.

Of Mobsters and Magic

Crossing the Mob is a good way to end up dead – even if you have superpowers. Jason Fentris is headed for trouble in a big way.
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Sithrah: Kingdom of the Air

Sithrah: Kingdom Of The Air

Nirvana Page wanted to see the world. Then a mysterious force crashes their plane, separating Nirvana from her dad, and stranding her in a strange and unfamiliar land.

Tears Of The Tuon

Stolen! Cubs of the bear-like tuon people have been abducted while their parents were worshiping at the temple of Yah Elyon. Gratta, one of the tuon chiefs, must ensure the cubs’ safe return home.
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A New Threat

What started out as a simple mission becomes complicated when Bast and Rrrark discover a pirate scheme that might be more than it seems. Are they along with two of the aliens called Psygens capable of stopping the pirates?

Waking Beauty

Prince Arpien intends to gain a throne and the sleeping beauty’s heart with a single kiss. But kissing the princess is only the beginning of a series of unforeseen obstacles: man-eating bugs, deadly spindles, talking lapdogs, and fiery pickles.
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Slumbering by C.S. Johnson

Slumbering

Sixteen-year-old Hamilton Dinger finds himself reluctantly allied with a changeling dragon and a beautiful warrior as they seek to protect Apollo City.
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Of Secrets and Sorcery by Chris Solaas

Of Secrets and Sorcery

When Kyne moves to a “haunted” house, he begins having vivid and frightening dreams of another world where dragons and magic are real, and everyone he meets is trying to kill him!
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Trinka and The Thousand Talismans

Trinka lives in a world called Ellipsis where schools prize their students’ abilities to predict the future, until she flunks out of her fantastical school.
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"The Warden and the Wolf King" by Andrew Peterson

The Warden and The Wolf King

Sea dragons lurk in the waters. Wicked Stranders crawl through the burrows. Monsters and Fangs and villains lie between the children and their only hope of victory—in the epic conclusion of The Wingfeather Saga.

The Word Changers

Fifteen-year-old Posy finds herself in a kingdom ruled by a king and queen who have attempted to usurp the role that belongs only to their story’s Author.

The King’s Scrolls

Hidden in the vast mining valley north of Valcré, a faithful crete has spent years sharing his knowledge with the destitute miners and their families and holds what may be Arcacia’s last surviving copies of the King’s Scrolls.

Dream Treaders

Saving the world one dream at a time
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Exile by Rachel Starr Thomson

Exile

In a world where the Oneness exists, nothing looks the same. Dead men walk. Demons prowl the air. Old friends peel back their mundane masks and prove as supernatural as angels.
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The Book Beyond Time

Marcus MacMillan is driven to pursue a crazy vision concerning PathOne — the route that is detailed in The Book Beyond Time, a mysterious ancient volume.
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Wasted Wood

Folklore of a Tree Troll has always been whispered about in Misty Peaks. But now Hudson must decide if he believes it or not.
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Unleash

Game on! The Wikk kids unleash fresh courage in the face of new adventures! Working as a team, they tackle their greatest dangers yet!
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