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by Scarlett ScottYou are cordially invited to the country house party of the summer… Five years ago, six exceptional ladies graduated from Twittingham Academy and successfully nabbed themselves the most sought-after matrimonial prizes in London. Actually, they didn’t. Not one of them. But the Countess of Fangfoss, formerly known as Miss Julia Twittingham, has a plan to see each of her past charges happily wed after all. Welcome to Second Chance Manor. Lady Clementine Hammond has earned her reputation as societ... more
by Gloria Oliver
Could a gorgeous old ballgown be used to commit murder?
Deep in the heart of Texas, Chinese immigrant Daiyu Wu discovers a mysterious ballgown in her family’s laundry business. It reeks of burned garlic and there is money pinned to it to pay for the cleaning. But no one knows who left it there.
Harnessing her instincts, knowledge, and determination, Dai sets out to learn everything she can about this strange green dress. Who wore it? Who left it at the laundry?... more
by Fawna AsfawAn empowering account of a lost daughter’s fight for her identity and sobriety—and her mission to help others. The only child of a doting Ethiopian father and a strong-willed African American mother, Fawna Asfaw felt her life shatter when she lost both her parents to illness. As grief pulled her into a downward spiral of addiction and shame, Fawna had to learn to harness her power and rebuild her life with a new perspective that changed everything.
by Victor D. O. Santos
"A beautifull illustrated, touching tale of love." – Kirkus Reviews (starred review) ⭐
"A heartfelt and moving ode to the father-son bond. A genuine delight" – Booklife Reviews (Editor's Pick) ⚡️
"A touching title for good dads everywhere."
Betsy Bird (School Library Journal's Fuse #8 Production and Evanston Public Library Collections Development Manager)
by Andy C Wareing
On the night of 3rd October 1849, the poet and author Edgar Allan Poe was found, raving and in clothes not his own, outside a tavern in Baltimore’s seventh ward. He had been missing from the world for five days. In 19th Century America, two magical orders are at war. Doctor Carter leads the fight against the Dux de Obscurum, the Commanders of Darkness, who seek to snare demons in their sinister plot to seek dominion over the earth. In an effort to uncover the truth behind their friend’s myste... more
by Ken PriebeFrom the creator of Let There Be Owls Everywhere and Gnomes of the Cheese Forest and Other Poems comes a collection of short stories and sketches to haunt and delight you. Here there be tales about used books, giraffes, space invaders, whispers from an Egyptian pharaoh, and many other mysterious happenings...including an ice cream truck that appears at midnight.