Books by Maiya Williams

MIDDLE-SCHOOL COOL by Maiya Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Middle schoolers will clamor for a transfer. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Graduates of Wayside School will fit right in at the decidedly unconventional Kaboom Academy. Read full book review >
THE FIZZY WHIZ KID by Maiya Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"Ultimately Mitch gets his priorities straight, repairs his friendships and finds a clever way to get out of his contract, so all's well that ends well in this lecture-ish but lighthearted look behind the scenes. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Instant fame as the goofy-faced star of a series of soft-drink commercials goes to a lad's head in this insider's-eye view of the Hollywood Dream's ups and downs. Read full book review >
THE HOUR OF THE COBRA by Maiya Williams
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 2006

"By that time, few readers will care. (afterwords) (Fantasy. 10-12)"
History mini-lectures and character development shoulder aside plot in this sequel to The Golden Hour (2004). Read full book review >
THE GOLDEN HOUR by Maiya Williams
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2004

"A heady, if familiar, mix of history, adventure, fantasy, and character growth. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Williams constructs this page-turner debut out of tried-and-true elements, from time travel and ghostly visions in a derelict old resort, to eccentric great-aunts and children hurting from their mother's sudden death. Read full book review >