Books by Diana Sudyka

SOMETIMES RAIN by Meg Fleming
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2018

"This poetic celebration of the impermanence and unpredictability of seasons is a delight for pluviophiles and heliophiles alike. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Lyrical text invites friends to look closer and explore together as the seasons turn. Read full book review >
THE SECRET KEEPERS by Trenton Lee Stewart
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society (2007) will welcome Stewart's latest puzzling adventure, whose seemingly ordinary hero proves quite extraordinary. (Adventure. 8-12)"
A solitary boy with a penchant for finding "spots where no one would ever think to look" finds a mysterious watch and unravels a series of startling secrets. Read full book review >
EVERY SINGLE SECOND by Trisha Springstubb
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"With an engaging protagonist, a fast-moving story, important themes subtly conveyed, and touches of humor, this is a richly layered story that will have wide appeal. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Nella's worldview widens amid a tangle of emotions in this coming-of-age exploration of time and change. Read full book review >
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2008

"Though still entertainingly quirky, this second doorstopper episode has more of an air of trading on the previous one's cleverness than building on it. (Fiction. 11-13)"
The seemingly ordinary young members of The Mysterious Benedict Society (2007) reunite for another grand adventure, though the author's mannered prose style, his habit of explaining things that need no explanation and his protagonist's compulsive need to ruminate over the ethics of every action may wear down less patient readers. Read full book review >