Tag Archives: Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic

School’s Out – Forever (Maximum Ride, Book 2)

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Adventure, fighting, backstabbing and love abound” (VOYA) in this action-packed follow-up to the #1 New York Times blockbuster MAXIMUM RIDE: THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT, now available in paperback. The heart-stopping quest of six winged kids–led by fourteen-year-old Max–to find their parents and investigate the […]

The Siege of Macindaw: Book Six

Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description The kingdom is in danger. Renegade knight Sir Keren has succeeded in overtaking Castle Macindaw and is now conspiring with the Scotti. The fate of Araluen rests in the hands of two young adventurers: the Ranger Will and his warrior friend, Horace. Yet for Will, the stakes are […]

City of Fallen Angels

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She’s training to become a Shadowhunter and to use her unique power. Her mother is getting married to the love of her life. Downworlders […]

Kingdom Keepers II: Disney at Dawn (The Kingdom Keepers)

Author: Ridley Pearson Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description It’s supposed to be a happy day at the Magic Kingdom—the return of the teenaged holographic hosts. But things go very wrong when a sudden lightning storm disrupts the celebration, and Amanda’s mysterious sister, Jez, disappears. The only clue is the sighting of a wild monkey […]

Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, along with the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, are available for the first time ever in a beautiful boxset edition. Stunning, gripping, and powerful. The trilogy is […]

Invincible: The Chronicles of Nick

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Nick Gautier’s day just keeps getting better and better. Yeah, he survived the zombie attacks, only to wake up and find himself enslaved to a world of shapeshifters and demons out to claim his soul. His new principal thinks he’s even more of a hoodlum than […]

Whirl of the Wheel

Author: Catherine Condie Publisher: Bear Books Product Description Three children whirl back in time through an enchanted potter’s wheel into the reality of evacuation in 1940s Britain . . . Whirl of the Wheel pulls feisty Connie, her brother Charlie-Mouse, and school pest Malcolm into dangers on the homefront and towards a military operations secret […]

The Powerpuff Girls: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Author: Laura Dower Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description The Powerpuff Girls’ spoiled rival, Princess Morbucks, has a plan to spoil Christmas for all the good little boys and girls in Townsville. She’s switched Santa’s “naughty” and “nice” lists — and now all the bad kids are getting sweets and treats while all the good kids […]

Christmas Wishes (Care Bears)

Author: Ellie O’ryan Publisher: Scholastic Product Description Wish Bear can’t wait to celebrate Christmas in this 8×8 storybook. But when she comes down with a cold, who will make all of the Care Bears’ Christmas wishes come true?

Scrambled Eggs Super

Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in color. “Riotous humor in picture and verse as an enterprising Seuss creature hunts uncommon eggs for a super deluxe dish.”–Child Study Assn. Amazon.com Review Starring the same perky boy who captured Thing One and Thing Two in The Cat in the […]

The Leprechaun’s Gold

Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Product Description In this classic Irish legend, two harpists — merry-hearted Old Pat and ill-spirited Young Tom — set off for a contest to name the finest harpist in all of Ireland. When Young Tom realizes that Old Pat is truly the better musician, he schemes to […]

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Author: Crockett Johnson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. But there wasn’t any moon, and Harold needed a moon for a walk in the moonlight. Fortunately, he had brought his purple crayon. So he drew a moon. He also needed something to walk on. So […]

Cloaked

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with a curse. […]

Forever (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Book 3)

Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description The thrilling conclusion to #1 bestselling Shiver trilogy from Maggie Stievater In Maggie Stiefvater’s SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. Now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And […]

The Cricket in Times Square

Author: George Selden Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and […]

Too Many Leprechauns: Or How That Pot o’ Gold Got to the End of the Rainbow

Author: Stephen Krensky Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description On St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns are lucky. But on every other day of the year, they make for noisy neighbors — and they’re turning the entire town of Dingle upside down! Fortunately, Finn O’Finnegan always has a clever plan brewing, and this time, with […]

Betrayed (House of Night, Book 2)

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night.  She’s come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given her, and is getting a handle on being the new Leader of the Dark Daughters. Best of […]

The Maze Runner

Author: James Dashner Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open […]

Hunted (House of Night, Book 5)

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description What if the hottest guy in the world was hiding a nameless evil, and all he wanted was you? At the start of this heart-pounding new installment of the bestselling House of Night series, Zoey’s friends have her back again and Stevie Rae and the […]

Inner Demons (Peachville High Demons)

Author: Sarra Cannon Publisher: Dead River Books Product Description Becoming a Demons cheerleader was the last thing Harper Madison expected when she moved to the small town of Peachville. Now that she’s an official member of the squad, her training can begin. Only, this is no normal group of cheerleaders. Harper isn’t there to learn […]

Night Star

Author: Alyson Noël Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description With 2 million copies of her “Immortals series” in print, Alyson Noel is one of the hottest paranormal teen authors writing today. “Night Star” continues the epic love story that has enchanted readers across the world. Ever and Damen must face bitter rivals, jealous friends and […]

Watcher in the Woods (Dreamhouse Kings Series, Book 2)

Author: Robert Liparulo Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description It’s not just the house that’s keeping secrets. Pretending everything is all right is harder than it sounds. But the Kings know that even if they told the truth about the bizarre things happening in their house, no one would believe them. Right now they’re hyperfocused on […]

Infinity: Chronicles of Nick

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. . .until the night when his best friends try to kill him. Saved by a mysterious warrior who has more fighting […]

I Shall Wear Midnight

Author: Terry Pratchett Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and now she is on her own. As the witch of the […]

Beastly

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The […]

Matched

Author: Ally Condie Publisher: DUTTON CHILDREN’S Product Description Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander’s face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate . . . until […]

Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place […]

Burned

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description When friends stop trusting each other, Darkness is there to fan the flames….   Things have turned black at the House of Night. Zoey Redbird’s soul has shattered. With everything she’s ever stood for falling apart, and a broken heart making her want to stay […]

Switched (Trylle Trilogy, Book 1)

Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Product Description Switched – the first book in the Trylle Trilogy… When Wendy Everly was six years old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn’t until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right. With the help of Finn […]

The Hunger Games

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl […]

My Blood Approves

Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Createspace Product Description Seventeen-year-old Alice Bonham’s life feels out of control after she meets Jack. With his fondness for pink Chuck Taylors and New Wave hits aside, Jack’s unlike anyone she’s ever met. Then she meets his brother, Peter. His eyes pierce through her, and she can barely breathe when he’s […]

I Am Number Four

Author: Pittacus Lore Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have […]

Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy. Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. […]

Torn (Trylle Trilogy, Book 2)

Author: Amanda Hocking Publisher: Product Description Torn – the second book of the Trylle Trilogy… Wendy thought she finally understood who she was and what she wanted, but everything changes when the rival Vittra come after her. She’s caught between two worlds, torn between love and duty, and she must decide what life she is […]

Pretties

Author: Scott Westerfeld Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Gorgeous. Popular. Perfect. Perfectly wrong. Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she’s completely popular. It’s everything she’s ever wanted. But beneath all the fun — the nonstop parties, the high-tech luxury, the […]

The Phantom Tollbooth

Author: Norton Juster Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Illustrated in black-and-white. We’re celebrating the thirty-fifth anniversary (1996) of this modern kids’ classic with a special hardcover edition! This ingenious fantasy centeres around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with […]

Nightshade: Book 1

Author: Andrea Cremer Publisher: PHILOMEL Product Description Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she’ll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side by side, ruling their pack and guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But when she violates her masters’ laws by […]

Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1)

Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description The #1 New York Times bestseller is available for the first time in a mass market paperback edition, featuring a striking movie tie-in cover. Bella Swan’s move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move […]

Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3)

Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour Eclipse, the much anticipated third book in Stephenie Meyer’s riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella […]

Witch & Wizard: The Gift

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description When Whit & Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, they were barely able to escape with their lives. Now part of a hidden community of teens like themselves, Whit and Wisty have established themselves as […]

Eighth Grade Bites (Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, Book 1)

Author: Heather Brewer Publisher: Speak Product Description Vlad has to keep his vampire urges under control while dealing with the pressures of middle school. Thirteen-year-old Vladimir Tod really hates junior high. Bullies harass him, the principal is dogging him, and the girl he likes prefers his best friend. Oh, and Vlad has a secret: His […]

A Wizard of Earthsea (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1)

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin Publisher: Bantam Product Description A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard. Amazon.com Review Often compared to Tolkien’s Middle-earth or Lewis’s Narnia, Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea is a stunning fantasy world that grabs quickly […]

Forever Neverland

Author: Heather Killough-Walden Publisher: Product Description It has been five years since Wendy Darling and her brothers returned home after a harrowing ordeal in which they’d “gone missing” for several days and nights. To Wendy, they returned by fairy magic, fresh from the fight with Captain Hook, a little mussed up but none the worse […]

Linger

Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. For Sam, this means grappling with his werewolf past . . […]

Blood of Gold (Seeker Series)

Author: B. V. Larson Publisher: Product Description Her young man stepped out of nowhere onto a mountaintop… Her high school counselor came from Hell. Literally… Haley learns she has a unique gift. She normally lives her life escaping notice, but now two gorgeous strangers are interested in her. Very interested. Seth is the best-looking young […]

Pokemon Tales, Volume 8: Dragonite’s Christmas (Pokémon Tales)

Author: Akihito Toda Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description Dragonite is very intelligent – a good thing when Santa needs help tracking down his lost reindeer. But Dragonite has a secret, too.

The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials

Author: Philip Pullman Publisher: Yearling Product Description Here is the highly anticipated second installment of Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy, begun with the critically acclaimed The Golden Compass. Lyra and Will, her newfound friend, tumble separately into the strange tropical otherworld of Cittàgazze, “the city of magpies,” where adults are curiously absent and children run […]

Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, Book One)

Author: Eoin Colfer Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius—and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren’t the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous. […]

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Author: William Steig Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description One rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to […]

The Tale of Aang (Avatar, The Last Airbender: The Earth Kingdom Chronicles)

Author: Michael Teitelbaum Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description I’m Aang — and this is the tale of my journey through the Earth Kingdom. I traveled there with my friends Katara and Sokka to find an Earthbending teacher. I’m not sure why, but we ran into trouble almost everywhere we went. We got chased by Prince […]