BRAT AND THE KIDS OF WARRIORS by Michael Joseph  Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2018

"A lively yet serious read that both teens and younger children will enjoy."
In this middle-grade novel, three kids go on a dangerous adventure when their father, a lieutenant colonel in the 4th Armored Division, deploys to West Germany in 1957. Read full book review >
COCO by Marie-Paule Mahoney
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2018

"An engaging tale of bears from the animals' perspective."
Author Marie-Paule Mahoney and illustrator James Mahoney (Molly and Babou, 2014), along with artist Guiza (Ruff to Riches, 2016), offer an illustrated chapter book about a bear's continuing adventures. Read full book review >

AMELIA, THE MERBALLS AND THE EMERALD CANNON by Evonne Blanchard
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2018

"Adventure, inventiveness, and humor merge in this quirky, appealing tale."
A space-traveling girl continues gathering items to help save her alien friend's sister in this third series outing. Read full book review >
THE ADVENTURES OF WILHELM by Maria  Ritter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2018

"A charming tale for young readers who are animal lovers as well as an appealing addition to a curriculum centered on exploring nature or learning to share space with other creatures."
A clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst delivers a middle-grade novel with themes of adventure, cultural exchange, acceptance, and family. Read full book review >
MOLLY WARNER by Dan  Kilday
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 25, 2018

"An enjoyable, well-crafted mystery with humor, mild suspense, a lively heroine, and a timely freedom-of-the-press theme."
A sixth-grade gossip learns what it takes to be a serious reporter when she joins the staff of the student newspaper as bizarre events escalate at school. Read full book review >

CASPER AND JASPER AND THE TERRIBLE TYRANT by Tilia Klebenov Jacobs
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2018

"Readers young and old will adore the buoyancy of this dystopian adventure."
A middle-grade fantasy about two boys who are separated from their parents during the reign of a petty despot. Read full book review >
DAVY'S PIRATE SHIP ADVENTURE by Danual  Berkley
Released: April 10, 2018

"A charming ode to imagination, problem-solving, and family fun."
A boy leads his family through an imaginative adventure in this children's book debut from Berkley, illustrated by Rauscher (Princess Truly in My Magical Sparkling Curls, 2018). Read full book review >
ARDIE'S BIG SECRET by Rosilyn  Seay
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2018

"A charming day-in-the-life adventure for newly independent readers."
A boy manages to keep a huge secret in this chapter book. Read full book review >
CHARLEY'S HORSE by Judith  Shaw
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"A well-crafted tale about friendship, maturation, and horses."
A debut children's novel tells the story of a girl who finds herself at a horse camp. Read full book review >
THE IMAGINATION WARRIORS  by Marc  Romanelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2018

"A curious, free-wheeling read for inquiring young minds."
In Romanelli's debut children's novel, a young New Mexican and a talking feline go on a spiritual adventure. Read full book review >
THE MASK SHOP OF DOCTOR BLAACK by Steve Rasnic  Tem
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"A light, enjoyable horror story, with just the right amount of creepiness for younger readers."
In this middle-grade novel, a teenage girl may have to rescue her little brother when his Halloween mask takes on a life of its own. Read full book review >
FAWN by L.M.  Dougherty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2018

"With all the trappings of straightforward horror, this tale kicks down genre doors to become a glowing adventure."
This middle-grade debut stars a girl whose new home borders on woods full of remarkable, dreadful secrets. 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 >