Middle Grade (Ages 8-12)

The Guardians of Elijah’s Fire by Frank L. Cole

June 14, 2012

“There’s no time to explain. I called you because I think you may be in danger, and I don’t want to be responsible for this. You’ve got to get help. I’ll do what I can to stop them.” “Why am I in danger?” I asked, becoming alarmed. “Things aren’t going according to plan, and they’re […]

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Quickened Chronicles: The Rifts of Rime by Steven L. Peck

June 12, 2012

“There is one thing which might show some commitment on your part…” “Name it!” The Thane relaxed again on his spear. “Deliver the Tail, alive, here, alone, one week from tonight.” The Wolf sat back on the grass of the meadow. “I will send him, but you must kill him yourself. Agreed?” The Wolf licked […]

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The Golden Boy by Kristen Randle

June 4, 2012
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Okay, this is about me, Brandon, the kid who owned the whole entire world for at least two and a half hours. So listen—if anybody ever tries to tell you that you’re just average? Do NOT listen to them. They have no idea whatsoever. If you read this, you should probably get some really long […]

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Journey to the Fringe by Kelli Swofford Nielsen

May 28, 2012
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Long ago, Stone Mages were revered in Lyria. They were men and women who could use powerful tradestones to harness their unique gifts of wind, rain, and earth to help those around them. But war with the Southern realm has threatened the mages with extinction. The truth about the tradestones has been lost, and the […]

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The Rock of Ivanore by Laurisa White Reyes

May 22, 2012
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The annual Great Quest is about to be announced in Quendel, a task that will determine the future of Marcus and the other boys from the village who are coming of age. The wizard Zyll commands them to find the Rock of Ivanore, but he doesn’t tell them what the Rock is exactly or where […]

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Mere Enchantment by Alicia Rivoli

April 23, 2012

A World Like No Other… When a newly formed group of friends finds themselves fighting for survival, little did they know that was just the beginning. When Chloe, Megan, Jason and Zach are forced to take cover in a nearby cave from a violent storm they find their new friend Preston there as well. Zach […]

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Cobble Cavern by Erik Olsen

April 21, 2012
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“What was that?” Pilt asked in alarm. “Whatever it is, it’s coming our way, and fast!” Flin said. He searched futilely for a nearby refuge. Another screeching hiss rose from below. Flin took the torch and held it out in front of him. “I can see something moving down there!” he said, panic thick in […]

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Molly Woodhaven by A.D. Duling

April 20, 2012

Molly Woodhaven is an eight year old girl with quite an imagination,or does she? Behind their Victorian and the wooden fence of their backyard are the woods; where Molly’s mother has said not to go in. Molly doesn’t listen to her mother and does. Deep inside, she finds a little elf man named Mr. Pickett […]

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Prince Tennyson by Jenni James

April 16, 2012

Ten-year-old Chelsea Tennyson decides to take matters into her own hands and prove once and for all if an invisible God is really there. Chelsea’s dad, Prince Tennyson—the nickname he earned for being so dashing in uniform—died last year in the Iraq war. After a mental breakdown, her mother moves the family to live with […]

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Trouble Blows West by Monique Bucherger

April 14, 2012

Putting her body in motion before her brain is in gear creates a mountain of problems for 12 year-old Ginnie West. She is certain that defending her twin brother, Toran, from the biggest bully in sixth grade was the right thing to do. But Ginnie couldn’t be more wrong. She quickly figures out that Toran […]

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Elliot and the Last Underworld War by Jennifer Nielsen

April 9, 2012

WARNING: If you care at all for planet Earth, you will pay very close attention to the lessons inside these pages. We usually ask you to run away from dreadful things. But now, you are warned to turn the pages as fast as you can read them. You must know what happens inside this book […]

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The Secret Sisters Club by Monique Bucheger

March 22, 2012

Twelve-year-old BFF’s Ginnie and Tillie, want to be sisters. Tillie’s divorced mom plus Ginnie’s widowed dad could equal a lifetime of round-the-clock girl talk and slumber parties. Too bad Dad vowed to never marry again. Ginnie and Tillie form a secret club. They come up with the perfect mission to change his mind: ‘Operation Secret […]

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Dragonbound: Blue Dragon by Rebecca Shelley

March 21, 2012
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Life started at Stonefountain. Near the bubbling fountain of power, the humans and dragons grew up together. Bound by blood, the two races became great and powerful. But with power came division. For not all were bound, and those with the power brought on by the bonding abused that power, subjecting all powerless ones to […]

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Crater Lake: Battle for Wizard Island by Steve Westover

March 16, 2012

Wailing and thrashing for escape, Allie’s dad disappeared, the dirt covering the crown of his head. Ethan and Jordan’s parents followed, gasping for breath before the dirt covered their faces and muffled their screams. Mercifully, they descended faster than Allie’s mom. She had been the appetizer and the other three adults were the main course. […]

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