Middle School Magic: The Kindling by Braden Bell

July 10, 2012 · 4 comments

in 2012 Releases, LDS Fiction, MG Speculative, Middle Grade (Ages 8-12)

Loud shrieks sliced the air, followed by the smell of burning cloth. Conner looked over in time to see Geoffrey jumping up and down, yelling and shrieking. Smoke poured from the seat of his shorts while blue and yellow sparks snap-crackle-and-popped all around the heater.

All thirteen-year-old Connor Dell wants to do is pass pre-algebra, play lacrosse, and possibly kiss Melanie Stephens. He didn’t mean to set anyone’s gym shorts on fire or make school lunches explode. But now that the strange powers inside him have been ignited, Connor’s normal teenage life is about to go up in flames!

Homework? Of course. Crushes? Sure. But who knew seventh grade included superpowers?

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Title: Middle School Magic: The Kindling

Author: Braden Bell

Publisher: Sweetwater Books/CFI

Release Date: July 10, 2012

ISBN: 978-1-4621-1027-8

Size: 304 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, softcover

Genre: Middle Grade light fantasy/adventure


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Braden July 10, 2012 at 7:12 pm

Sorry! The link I gave for the trailers is bad. Here’s one that works.

http://www.bradenbell.com/kindling-trailers.html

LDS Publisher July 11, 2012 at 9:32 am

Link is fixed in post now. Braden, you sent me the corrected one and I thought I’d fixed it but apparently I didn’t. Sorry.

Cathy Jeppsen August 10, 2012 at 10:07 am

This book was amazing! One of my very favorite middle grade reads since Harry Potter!

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