COBASFANG JUSTICE RETURNS by David Walker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 9, 2018

"A fun but chaotic fantasy series starter."
In this middle-grade fantasy, a brave teen makes a dangerous journey in order to aid his sick grandmother. Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 30, 2015

"An entertaining and appealing pirate story."
With her brother and a black cat, a young slave escapes her plantation for a seafaring life in this fictional diary. Read full book review >

FLY AWAY FREE by Anne Turner  Coppola
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2014

"An engaging middle-grade tale about the power of love and letting go."
A bird in danger leads a woman to reminisce about the geese she tended as a girl. Read full book review >
LILY LO AND THE WONTON MAKER by Frances Lee  Hall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 27, 2018

"A well-told, thoughtful, amusing story of maturing perspective."
Delicious wonton soup brings together a Chinese-American girl, her grandfather, and the community in this middle-grade novel. Read full book review >
THE FACE IN THE WAVE by Joanne  Rode
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2018

"A thoughtful oceanic novel with a touch of fantasy."
Rode's debut middle-grade novel tells the story of a dolphin aficionado who discovers a mermaid. Read full book review >

THE CHRONICLES OF THE VIRAGO by Michael Bialys
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2018

"A fantasy adventure that builds thrillingly on its predecessor."
In this middle-grade fantasy sequel, Bialys' (The Chronicles of the Virago: The Novus, 2018) heroic teens continue protecting twin infants who are destined to usher in a golden age. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 15, 2018

"A powerful recollection of the horrors encountered—and the battles won—in the fight for integration, and an urgent call to oppose today's social and political oppression."
A debut illustrated memoir—written for younger generations—offers details of the brutality that the black students who desegregated an Arkansas high school faced. Read full book review >
THE HIDDEN SHORELINE by Peter  Strandwitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 28, 2018

"Linguistic play, adventure, and gentle lessons combine effectively in this humorous tale."
In this debut fantasy children's book, a girl and her dog receive an invitation to make a huge contribution to the world of the Hidden Shoreline, learning something in the process. Read full book review >
THE GIRL IN THE BLUE TIE-DYE SHIRT by Brian  O'Dell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2018

"A sweet adventure that celebrates the wisdom of young and old generations."
This middle-grade novel tells the story of a musically talented young man who hits his head, gains a strange ability, and draws his friends into a mystery. Read full book review >
DIFFERENT by Janet  McLaughlin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2018

"A work of fiction compassionately portrays an underrepresented disorder."
A novel explores the daily challenges a young girl with Tourette's syndrome faces. Read full book review >
THE MEMORY TRAP  by Greg  Koren
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Thoughtful and perceptive, with offbeat humor, twisty puzzles, and exciting action."
Asked to investigate the pranks he's suspected of executing, a boy uncovers something much more dangerous in this middle-grade novel. Read full book review >
JOEL AND THE 34TH CHRISTMAS by Sandy  Dittrich
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2018

"A worthy introduction to the Christian faith for young readers."
In this middle-grade book, a humble innkeeper gets a new lease on life after he sees the crucified Jesus Christ. 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 >