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Come read this fascinating story of Anne, Penelope, and Hiro as they conquer a nearly impossible quest!!

A New York Times bestseller book of poetry

The book The Legend of Shadow High is a lovely tale about two girls from Monster High, Draculaura (daughter of Dracula) and Frankie (daughter of Frankenstein) that stumble into a different world, w

Welcome to the wonderful world of Mr. Lemoncello where there are amzing games and the most spectacular library in the most ordinary town.

17-year-old Justyce McAllister is on his way to an Ivy League College but none of that matters to the police. He turns to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help him through life. 

Piper is a graphic novel written by the acclaimed authors, Jay Asher and Jessica Freeburg, and it tells the ancient story of the Pied Piper. It follows the story of a deaf girl named Maggie who lives in a rat-infested village, Hameln, in the midst of the German countryside. She is chastised by the townspeople for her disability, and spends her time daydreaming about true love. Meanwhile, she is plagued with fearful memories of her past and deals with her own present pains. Yet one day as she is completing the normal of her life, a stranger walks into the town, whistling an eerie tune. Immediately after his arrival, the town gossips have plagued his character with judgemental rumors and sacrilegious reverence for his dark magical powers. As Maggie’s relationship with this stranger deepens not only does her admiration for him grow, but she also realizes an inner darkness that he hides.

Wavy’s mom is dying, tragically and slowly, its saddening and wavy doesn’t quite understand. It doesn’t quite help to look at funeral places and decide which one is the best to lay her down while she’s still alive, but she lives while she has her time coming up with a laughable joke, “We put the fun in funerals.”

Tattered Cover Bookstore’s, annual Teen Book Con, was alive with excited teens and smiling authors. This year, there were 24 authors from around the country, each writing wholly different genres from romance to adventure stories. Yet each of these authors has one thing in common: their passion for writing and their happiness to discuss all the trials, tribulations and joys of being a writer.

This is a realistic fiction story about five middle schools friends who are stressed out about school and life.

The complicated life of a middle schooler woven into to the magical world of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.

My Little Pony: The Movie came out to theater early in October, and there’s a new toy based on two places in the film!

Magnus Chase, son of Frey, the Norse god of summer and health, is gone. When he died, he became an einheri, one of the warriors who perished in battle. The einherjar’s spirits reside in Valhalla. Ever since he passed away, Magnus has been put in more dangerous situations than anybody could imagine. At the outset of the story, Loki, the trickster god, is preparing to set sail on his ship with a crew of zombie vikings to start the apocalypse (Ragnarok). Magnus must stop Loki or all of the nine worlds will come to an end!
 

Corinne La Mer used to have a normal life – she loved her father, had friends, and even grew the sweetest oranges on the island – until she learned she is half jumbie.

    Recently, everyone has been all over Wonder Woman, partly because of the popular movie that came out this summer. But not all of Wonder Woman is World War One and popular love/war stories. Meet Wonder Woman: Warbringer by bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. It’s a completely different story from the favored blockbuster and is even set in a different time period.

The beggining of Winnie the Pooh is shared with the world in a new film 

Snow and Rose are two sisters they have always lived in a grand house with lots of rooms and big gardens. That is until thier father goes on a buisness trip and never comes back.

Envision the seamless melding of opposite genres combining the labor of 2 opposite world-renowned literary geniuses to rise the phoenix of a masterpiece from the ashes of the gears grinding in the minds of R.L. Stine and Marc Brown. That vision has become a reality with the children’s book “Mary McScary”, cleverly written by R.L. Stine and stunningly illustrated by Marc Brown. 

Girls coding? What’s so special about it?

Have you ever seen a world where an umbrella can let you float down the side of a building, a cat can be as big as an elephant, and a hotel room can morph to fit your preferences? Have you ever seen Santa and the Yule Queen duel with feats of festivity, or traveled on the Gossamer Line? Explore the magical land of Nevermoor, in The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend. 

Project Terra: Crash Course by Landry Q. Walker is undoubtedly a very weird story, but even though most of the characters seem like there is almost no way for them to exist, is based on the actual theory of terraforming, or creating planets using science.

Lost. Scared. Hungry. Your stomach cries out every time you take a step. It was like an internal itch you could not scratch.

The third book in the Secret Coders series, Secrets and Sequences by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes, is out, and it’s packed with adventure.