Middle Grade Awesomeness in July
A fun, lighthearted middle grade fantasy that shows just how extraordinary "fatal errors" can be. Full of family drama, magic, nature, and of course a hoard of feylings, THE BOOK OF FATAL ERRORS will enchant children and adult readers alike. Rufus is the kind of hero that everyone can get behind because he's not perfect, he makes mistakes, and he keeps on going. If that all sounds good to you, meet your next favorite read!
I love stories at boarding schools with dark histories and surrounded by woods full of mystery and magic and that is this one to a T! Juniper and Cassie are a totally awesome duo who you’ll want to follow anywhere as their year at Ellsmere goes from dealing with school work and normal bullies, to getting sucked into a dark, hidden secret in their school’s past that may not be as long gone as everyone thinks. With drawings that seem to leap off the page and words that weave a wonderful story around them, ONE YEAR AT ELLSMERE is one great read!
A wonderful mystery wrapped inside a ghostly tale, full of fun, humor, and heart THE MYSTERIOUS MESSENGER is too good to put down. Maria is an absolute star of a protagonist that you will fall in love with. She's brave, she's strong, she loves books, and she can communicate with ghosts. Seriously could there be a better heroine? With suspense, plot twists that could be found in any fairy tale, and a mystery that'll keep you guessing, this is a truly enchanting tale!
An epic adventure set in a wonderfully depicted fantasy world, CITY OF SECRETS will have you flipping pages until the very end. Brave, strong, and utterly fearless, Ever and Hannah are a dynamic duo you will absolutely love and cheer for. Add that to a dark and twisty mystery that could save or destroy a city and stunning artwork that brings this epic world to life, you’ll be so drawn in you’ll never want to put this story down!
This book shows you just how enchanting and powerful books, houses, and nature can be in one of the most enthralling stories I've ever had the pleasure of reading. Combining fantasy and magical realism into one epic tale, magic oozes from every page as you dive even deeper into the lives of Abbi and her new family and unravel the eerie mystery surrounding their new home. You will absolutely adore getting swept up away in this tale!
A fantastic start to a brand new fantasy series, THE CONJURERS: RISE OF THE SHADOW is a magical family middle-grade adventure that anyone will love no matter their age. Told from both Emma and Alex’s perspectives is a joy to read and it creates a very realistic brother-sister relationship. The tone of the storytelling and the beautiful illustrations give an air of adventure reminiscent of the How to Train your Dragon book series which will draw you in to this amazing world even more. Truly a wonderful story, that will leave you eagerly anticipating the next book in the series!