Books by Kelly Jones

ARE YOU READY TO HATCH AN UNUSUAL CHICKEN? by Kelly Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"Charming, thoughtful, and clever. (Magical realism. 9-13)"
An almost-13-year-old expands her poultry-farming operation in this sequel to Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer (2015). Read full book review >
MURDER, MAGIC, AND WHAT WE WORE by Kelly Jones
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"A great deal of fun, one stitch at a time. (author's note) (Historical fantasy. 12-18)"
"Women's work" is a weapon in this female-centric spy novel set in the Regency era. Read full book review >
MIDNIGHT AT MADAME LEOTA'S by John Esposito
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2017

"Ghost hunters best look elsewhere for their scares. (Horror. 9-12)"
Amicus Arcane, librarian of the haunted mansion from which this series issues, returns with more tales intended to terrify. Read full book review >
THE FEARSOME FOURSOME by John Esposito
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 19, 2016

"Neither funny nor frightening, but it will have an audience. (Horror. 8-11)"
Librarian of the Haunted Mansion (and nominal "author") Amicus Ravenswood tries to outfright four 12-year-old tale spinners. Read full book review >
UNUSUAL CHICKENS FOR THE EXCEPTIONAL POULTRY FARMER by Kelly Jones
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2015

"A delightful protagonist, interesting fowl of various breeds and a cast of appealing second-string characters make this a top pick for young readers, poultry fanciers or not. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Moving to the farm her family inherited from Great-Uncle Jim, Sophie Brown, 12, discovers a flyer from a local poultry purveyor promoting its "unusual chickens" and quickly discovers it's not false advertising. Read full book review >