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Crayons By Roy Hoople
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Rae is a six year old girl who has an active imagination and idea of how everything could be. At a birthday party, the adventure begins when she finds a hiding place that might be too good. It begins... More > at a birthday party in a game of hide-and-go-seek.... "One, two, three, ten……all the numbers in between were scuttled by panicked feet and tiny squeals. Rae knew she had to hurry because her hiding place was on the second floor at the far end of the house. She had spied it when Mary’s parents were giving the girls invited to her birthday party a tour of their new estate, they showed it with great pride and paused frequently to allow for ooohs and aahhs – every single room was put on display. Rae watched her mom and dad roll their eyes a few times but she did not care, a house like this was a kid's dream for hide-and-go-seek, it was huge!"< Less
The Sword & The Prophet By Missy LaRae
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Fifteen year old twins Lily and Tyler are on a mission. Escape from their abusive mother, hop a train to Charleston, South Carolina, and don't get caught. They've been kept in virtual seclusion their... More > entire lives, and in one night make a break for it and succeed. However, something isn't right with their new Aunt and Uncle, and they realize they've escaped one nightmare and stumbled into something even more sinister and deadly. Lily and Tyler both feel the call of the moon, and the first night she's able to go outside and feel it on her skin, Lily dramatically changes into something that both fascinates and scares her. Desperate to escape their Aunt and Uncle the twins devise a plan, but are thwarted at the last second. With time running out, they finally manage to escape, and find help in the form of a smooth talking teenager named Talon with fire in his hands and an otherworldly aura. Just who are they, and where are they from? They're going to have to rely on each other to find out.< Less
Kitty Cadawell and the Shadowslayers of Fyrn By Kayla Bashe
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The day after 11 year old Kitty and her family move into a new house, she explores the backyard and suddenly shrinks to the size of a bug. She finds a city of small people living in her backyard.... More > Among them are Paradox, Meriel and Jendy, three friends who let Kitty into their group, “The Three.” Kitty would like to get home, but there are important things to be done. Paradox’s sister, Delight, has been kidnapped by the mysterious Shadowslayers, and Paradox is determined to get her back. The four girls embark on a perilous journey to the Shadowslayers’ city to save Delight… and the entire backyard. But that’s not all they will have to deal with: Jendy is stuck in an enchanted sleep; Paradox can’t stop thinking about Jake; and Kitty’s dad has invited some friends to her house, where they’re sure to find out her secret. Luckily, Kitty and the rest of The Three have their friends to rely on, even if some of those friends are boys, one inch tall, made out of sand, or all of the above!< Less
Forever Fairy By Kayla Mathys
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To eighteen year old Catalina, life was easy. She lived in a terrific house under the care of parents who loved her more than anything and an older brother who was always looking out for her. She was... More > also under the constant affection of her boyfriend, Tony, as well as her best friend, Eddie. However, things suddenly become complicated when she finds out who she really is, and that all the people around her were not whom they had claimed to be. Suddenly, she’s warped into a world where every fantasy is a reality as danger seeks to ruin her. Just when she thinks she finally has everything figured out, however, danger suddenly finds it’s way to her, and she’s forced to fight for her life. Will she survive the devilish traps of danger and be able to live her new life happily or will she get caught in the fatal snares? And if she survives, will she continue to live the life she had suddenly been forced into, leaving the family she loved behind, or will she accept the fact that she will be forever fairy?< Less
Alexander the Avenger and the Star-Struck Summer By Craig May
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It is summer, 1987. Ten-year-old Colin Grayson faces the most challenging time of his young life when his parents decide to separate. Lonely and insecure, he has only his fantasies of himself as the... More > powerful wizard-warrior Alexander the Avenger, who puts the local bullies in their place. Then, whether by magic or miracle, Colin is invited by his retired movie star Great-Aunt Sophia, whom he has never met, to spend time during the summer at her New York home. Colin's visit turns out to be everything he had hoped for, and Aunt Sophia turns out to be the perfect companion for the imaginative and talented Colin. In time, however, a shadow falls over the proceedings when Aunt Sophia's estranged, gold-digging daughter, Dianne, threatens to publish a scandalous memoir of her childhood, during which her father died under suspicious circumstances and Sophia struggled with alcoholism. It seems that during this summer, Aunt Sophia needs Colin as much as he needs her.< Less
The $1.75 Guardian Angel By Thomas Dixon
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Billy Warren knows fifth grade is going to be great. His teacher is wonderful, and his classmates are growing up fast, just like him. But when his teacher asks Billy to befriend Todd Jones, a new... More > kid in town, Billy’s dream of a perfect school year quickly transforms into a nightmare. After Todd lures Billy to a remote area of the playground, beats him up, and steals his lunch money, he vows to make Billy’s life miserable every day. With help from two other kids, Todd keeps his promise. Isolated from all his friends, Billy turns to the Internet for help. When his search leads him to an unexpected answer, Billy discovers that he has the power not only defeat Todd, but to help him change his ways. The $1.75 Guardian Angel is the heartwarming tale of a fifth grader’s amazing journey as he learns how to summon the strength from within to stand up to a bully, with a little supernatural help.< Less
HUSH of the Night By Mary Lewis Wang
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Hush of the Night tells the story of the discovery of the Carlsbad Caverns from the point of view of the resident bat colony. Young colony member Hush foresees serious trouble the day a giant invades... More > the bat roost. The giant (Jim White, a young cowboy), has decided to explore the mysterious cavern itself. He discovers its astonishing size and magnificent scenic rooms. The colony struggles to defend its private home. The battle reaches a climax the following year when Jim plus two other cowboys clump into the roost while Hush is cradling a new-born son. One cowboy foolishly fires a gun to arouse the bats. Hush flees with her son to the cavern’s deepest and off-limits level, ignoring the warnings, and soon finds herself trapped. Her heroism, however, in the subsequent events brings the story to a joyful conclusion. Throughout the tale, the portrayal of bat life points up the ecological importance of these small mammals and also stirs one’s sense of wonder.< Less
The Crystal Wand By Tony Dyson
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Sally and James Moffat are appalled when Mum and Dad decide to move from the bustle of the city to the quiet country village of Kirby Langton. However, their protests go unheeded and soon they are... More > exploring their new home, Mortlake Cottage, a house with a long history and a strange, disturbing secret. Beneath a paving slab in the dark, forbidding cellar, they discover a battered old leather case placed there more than 400 years before by the Elizabethan scientist and magician John Dee. From that point on Sally and James find themselves embroiled in a magical adventure that takes them backwards through time, pitting them against an evil that spans the centuries, bridging the gap between past and present with its malign and awful presence. Helped by their friends Alex and Alison, and by the great John Dee himself, Sally and James perform a great and courageous deed for the old magician - saving innocent lives and, in the end, solving one of history’s most enduring mysteries. (Recommended ages 10 to adult).< Less
The $1.75 Guardian Angel By Thomas Dixon
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Billy Warren knows fifth grade is going to be great. His teacher is wonderful, and his classmates are growing up fast, just like him. But when his teacher asks Billy to befriend Todd Jones, a new... More > kid in town, Billy’s dream of a perfect school year quickly transforms into a nightmare. After Todd lures Billy to a remote area of the playground, beats him up, and steals his lunch money, he vows to make Billy’s life miserable every day. With help from two other kids, Todd keeps his promise. Isolated from all his friends, Billy turns to the Internet for help. When his search leads him to an unexpected answer, Billy discovers that he has the power not only defeat Todd, but to help him change his ways. The $1.75 Guardian Angel is the heartwarming tale of a fifth grader’s amazing journey as he learns how to summon the strength from within to stand up to a bully, with a little supernatural help.< Less
The Glass Ballet By Melissa Darnell
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When an unexpected tragedy in her family sends her mother into a deep depression, 17 year old Jane Aaron is forced to run the family dance studio on her own while struggling to keep her family from... More > falling to pieces...and keep their family’s shameful secrets hidden. The last thing she needs is a difficult new student with a grudge against the world to make her life even harder. Especially now that her health seems to be falling to pieces right along with her family. Carter Fairchild thought he had it all planned out until a terrible accident leaves him handicapped and threatens his entire future. Jane is the only one who can help him recover in time. But when their feelings for each other turn into love at the worst possible moment for both of them, will they allow their past mistakes and the dangerous secrets each of them hold destroy their chance at a future together? Or will the ghosts from both their pasts have the power to shatter everything...and everyone...they care about the most?< Less