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Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

A classic middle-grade tale of magic and friendship, about a girl who helps an old friend find home, by two New York Times–bestselling authors Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead. It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia. Now that she’s back, Livy has the feeling she’s forgotten something really, really important about Gran’s house. It turns out she’s right. Bob, a short, greenish creature dressed in a chicken suit, didn’t forget Livy, or…

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Far From The Tree by Robin Benway

A moving contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment, by acclaimed YA vet Robin Benway Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including— Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a…

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Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst

Asra is demigod with a dangerous gift: the ability to dictate the future by writing in her blood. To keep her power secret, she leads a quiet life as a healer on a remote mountain, content to help the people in her care and spend time with Ina, the mortal girl she loves. But Asras peaceful life is upended when bandits threaten Ina’s village and the king does nothing to help. Desperate to protect her people, Ina begs Asra for…

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The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross

There is evil in the North country of Maevana, and king who should not be on the throne. Brienna lives in the south country of Magnalla, her Mother is from the south but her absentee father is from the north. Brienna is able to recall her (northern ) ancestor’s memories. Will she be able to remember enough to solve the mystery and set the right person on the throne. Mystery, politics, romance, intrigue. Renaissance France, follows a girl who finds…

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Riders Of The Realm: Across The Dark Water by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

The first book in a brand-new trilogy from the author of the Guardian Herd series, where Landwalkers (aka humans) rule in this new lush and perilous jungle world. Deep in the jungles of the Realm, the Sandwen clan live amongst deadly spit dragons and hordes of warring giants. But with their winged battle horses, they manage to keep their people safe. Meanwhile, a small herd of pegasi have journeyed across a treacherous ocean to settle in a new, and free,…

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Ice Wolves: Elementals Book One by Amie Kaufman

The first book in an electrifying new fantasy series about children who can shape shift into scorch dragons and ice wolves. Ice wolves and scorch dragons can’t possibly be related: the two groups are sworn enemies. When twins Anders and Rayna learn they have opposite powers, they must question their loyalty to each other and the true meaning of family. These rich identity struggles are seamlessly interwoven with high-stakes action. Great world-building and setting – plus protagonists as well as…

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Float by Laura Martin

Seven kids spend the summer at camp. Each kid as a life altering quirk, Emerson, floats in the air like a balloon, Hank disappears like an inviable man, Murphy, time travels, and so on. Camp Kryptonite is devoted to giving these kids a true camp experience and the kids totally bond while there. This is just a fun and delightful story about working together, growing up and not letting life get you down. Middle grade adventure about alienation; discrimination; action…

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Onyx And Ivory by Mindee Arnett

A stunningly epic, adventurous, and romantic new fantasy about an outcast girl, the boy she loves, and the kingdom that has torn them apart. Kate’s father is Master of the horse and Kate grows up with her best friend Prince Corwin. Kate’s father tries to kill the king and is executed and Kate runs for her life. Fast forward 3 years later, she runs into Corwin & ends up saving his life. Kate has “wilder magic” a way with animals…

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And The Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich

A stunning, terrifying novel about a house the color of blood and the two sisters who are trapped there, by The Dead House author Dawn Kurtagich   When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt’s home, it’s immediately clear that the “blood manor” is cursed. The creaking of the house and the stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets too–the questions that Silla can’t ignore: Who is the beautiful boy that’s…

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Linda's Story Time is a full service, independent book store located in Monroe, CT. We specialize in children’s books from ages 0-18. In addition, we offer an newly expanded adult section for an eclectic mix of the best fiction and nonfiction books and other special gifts for the book lover on your list!

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