- Counting Thyme by Melanie Conklin
A novel about what it’s like to want the best for someone else, but also feeling guilty for wanting something for yourself.
- The Detective’s Assistant by Kate Hannigan
A historical fiction, mystery novel about the first female detective for the Pinkerton Agency in 1859 – she might even have the chance to save Lincoln’s life!
- The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon
The perfect book for those looking for adventure in a fun and quirky package!
- The Firefly Code by Megan Frazer Blakemore
Firefly Lane is the perfect utopian society until Ilana moves in, then the kids start asking questions…
- The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
Corinne’s story is rooted in Caribbean folklore – a great story for those who love fracture fairy tales and fairy tales re-done.
- Last in a Long Ling of Rebels by Lisa Lewis Tyre
Lou learns about her family’s past as she tries to save her family’s home from being condemned – a story that doesn’t shy away from slavery, racism and prejudice both in the past and in present time.
- The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau
A story that spans generations – this is a beautiful story of friendship among the most unlikely of people.
- Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective: The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit by Octavia Spencer
Randi Rhodes is not only a ninja but also a detective and she’ll need all her wits about her to save the Founder’s Day Festival and her small town.
- The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse by Brian Farrey
Another folktale-esque story of a peasant girl and a princess who are charged with a quest to cure Aon’s sadness, but prevent the fall of monarchy at the same time.
- The Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers
Brine Seaborne (best name ever) has a past that she can’t remember, but with the help of an obnoxious apprentice, Peter, some pirates and a little bit of magic, she may discover who her parents are or they’ll be eaten by sea monsters – either one!
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