is the author of the middle grade novels Keeper of the Lost Cities and Exile
and the young adult novel Let the Sky Fall, the sequel to which is
March’s Let The Storm Break. Whirlwind romance and breathtaking action
continue in the sequel, which is charged, romantic and swirling with the winds
of destruction. Shannon is also one of the founders and organizers of
WriteOnCon, a free online Writer’s Conference for kid lit writers held annually
Guest Host Kristen Kittscher is the 2014 James Thurber House Children’s
Writer-in-Residence and author of The Wig...
Blythe Hallowell is sixteen when
she is abducted by a survivalist and locked away in an abandoned missile silo
in Eudora, Kansas. At first, she focuses frantically on finding a way out,
until the harrowing truth of her new existence settles in — the crushing
loneliness, the terrifying madness of a captor who believes he is saving her
from the end of the world, and the persistent temptation to give up. But
nothing prepares Blythe for the burden of raising a child in confinement.
Determined to give the boy everything she has lost, she pushes aside the truth
about a world he may never see for a myth that just...
author Patricia Briggs’s Mercy Thompson series has been hailed as one of the
the increasingly crowded but entertaining field of kick-ass supernatural
heroines. Patricia’s latest is Night Broken, and, if the phone calls to
Mysterious Galaxy are any indication, the fans are getting excited! Mercy
receives a phone call telling her that Adam’s ex-wife, Christy, is in trouble
and on the run from her current boyfriend. But Adam’s ex’s intentions are not
pure; she wants Adam back for herself. Sounds like a fun discussion and afternoon.
This is a numbered event – numbers...
author C.R. Downing spent nearly four decades spinning tales in classrooms to
engage students in science. Traveler’s Hot L, his debut, offers accounts
of time travel by means of one of Earth’s two Harmonic Overlapping Time
Locations. The stories reveal a unique use of the HOT L by a former mental
patient, a pair of counterfeiters, a detective, and four other individuals. As
the travelers move through time, readers follow them as they try to repair the
damage to the time fabric, attempt to use time as the ultimate hiding place,
choose the “other fork in the road,” and right wrongs...
Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:00am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday March 18th.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.