Runabouts by P.J. Jenkins
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"A bright, simple children's story about the power of working together."
A splashy children's story about bullying and friendship. Read full book review >
Oops the Mighty Gurgle by RamG Vallath
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"A fun, lighthearted tour around an infinitely goofy universe."
It's up to two children, a dog, and a pumpkin-shaped alien to save the world in this debut sci-fi comedy for kids. Read full book review >

The Rasken by Suzanne Maxwell
Released: Dec. 30, 2011

"A novel that delivers a shining example of worldbuilding on another planet, strengthened by tightly executed twists."
A YA sci-fi adventure follows a girl whose clan worships a deadly river and survives using mysterious technology. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 15, 2011

"A witty, fast-paced farce."
In Goldfond's debut fantasy, a young, nerdy priest seeks mythical beasts. Read full book review >
A Remnant Surprise by Vanessa Roam
Released: Dec. 13, 2011

"The relatable, touching story of an elderly matriarch who sews love into cozy quilts."
In this gentle, well-crafted picture book for young children, an elderly matriarch lovingly sews quilts for her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and receives an unexpected gift of love in return. Read full book review >

Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Lifelong equestrian Hambleton makes an impressive outing as a first-time author of juvenile fiction, weaving her knowledge and love of horses, horsemanship and the world of competitive racing into a moving narrative that will keep fellow horse-loving readers of any age enthralled."
An outstanding debut novel for young people by retired amateur steeplechase jockey Hambleton, who uses her knowledge of horses and the equestrian world to tell of the tragedies and triumphs that befall a thoroughbred racehorse—from the horse's point of view. Read full book review >
DARK & DAY 2 by Israel Grey
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A fine second installment that further embellishes a dazzling world."
Grey's sequel to the YA fantasy Dark & Day (2013) finds heroic Jonothon "Jono" Wyer on the trail of a terrorist group. Read full book review >
Pockets by Mary Alice Deveny
Released: Nov. 30, 2011

"A wonderfully photographed story and activity book for preschool classrooms."
A 3-year-old girl explores what pockets can be used for in this colorfully photographed book full of classroom reading tips. Read full book review >
CHARLIE'S TRIPS by Jack Felson
Released: Nov. 20, 2011

"Sometimes too straightforward, yet still an enjoyable time-travel thriller."
In Felson's debut novel, a young Army volunteer is mysteriously transported through time and space. Read full book review >
The TikiMan and the DragonFly by J. L. Ramirez
Released: Nov. 19, 2011

"A short, original folk tale with a message that young readers will eagerly identify with."
A small dragonfly realizes that size is not what makes someone important in this original folk tale by debut picture-book writer Ramirez. Read full book review >
MILLIE THE MOUTH by Freddi French
Released: Nov. 18, 2011

"A delightful children's tale with an engaging, larger-than-life lead character."
Twin siblings Sara and Paul discover a giant mouse named Millie in the fridge in French's debut picture book. Read full book review >
PRETTY DOLLS by Kimberly Dana
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"A positive read that encourages children to look beyond surface appearances when choosing their friends."
In Dana's debut picture book, one haughty doll learns that being pretty isn't everything. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >