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Read at Your Own Risk

It begins with a game among a group of middle school friends—a deadly game that sets off a series of events that haunts them from beyond the natural world. What have they unleashed, and how will they stop this evil from spreading? Supernatural thrills and chills...

Maelstrom: A Prince of Evil

Maelstrom’s mother has conquered the kingdom, but now there’s nothing for Maelstrom to do. There’s no resistance, everyone’s too afraid to question their new ruler, and Maelstrom is bored. Until a new hero makes it into the inner castle and Maelstrom comes up with a...

Deja Ross Speaks to Freaks

Deja Ross Speaks to Freaks is a middle grade graphic novel about family, a little bit of internet safety, and a lot of cryptids. Deja Ross is a 7th Grade cryptozoologist, and she is determined to encounter the mysterious monsters she has studied for so long,...

Timid

The story of a kid trying to figure out a new life and school after their family moves far away is a classic story in children’s literature and Jonathan Todd’s Timid shows why young readers still need these kinds of stories. Cecil’s family is moving from Florida to a...

Let’s Make Bread

Let’s Make Bread! by Ken Forkish and Sarah Becan is part of the series, Let’s Make!, which also includes Let’s Make Dumplings! and Let’s Make Ramen! Personally, the fusion of graphic novels and cookbooks hits all of my nerd buttons. Graphic novels are uniquely able to...

Taxi Ghost

Adèle is at an awkward age. Her skin is breaking out, she can’t drive yet, and now she’s... seeing ghosts? It turns out that some of the women in Adèle’s family are mediums, they have the ability to see and speak with ghosts, starting when they get their first...

The Sea in You

Corinth is a 15-year-old goth aesthetic high schooler with a “bad boy” boyfriend and supportive parents. She likes to spend her free time cleaning up the beach. One day while collecting trash, she’s lured into the water by a hungry mermaid. Luckily, the mermaid (later...

Endurance, book 1: The Frozen Keep

The Heroic Age of Polar Exploration and the war that would change the world forever. The first of two books in the Endurance saga from Terrill Sullivan and Black Rose Writing, The Frozen Keep establishes the lives of a core cast of characters spread between South...

Edenfrost

No matter if a superhero was bitten by a radioactive something, caught in the heart of a nuclear explosion, or watched a bat fly through their window, a large part of that hero’s narrative is their origin story. Of course, it’s not just the event that gave the hero...

Conan the Barbarian: Bound in black stone, vol. 1

Conan the Barbarian. The name evokes many images. Some involve Arnold Schwarzenegger or Jason Momoa. Most feature a long-haired, muscle-bound man with a scantily clad (if clad at all) woman clutching his leg. This is somewhat unfair. For while the most popular images...

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Read at Your Own Risk

It begins with a game among a group of middle school friends—a deadly game that sets off a series of events that haunts them from beyond the natural world. What have they unleashed, and how will they stop this evil from spreading? Supernatural thrills and chills...

Maelstrom: A Prince of Evil

Maelstrom’s mother has conquered the kingdom, but now there’s nothing for Maelstrom to do. There’s no resistance, everyone’s too afraid to question their new ruler, and Maelstrom is bored. Until a new hero makes it into the inner castle and Maelstrom comes up with a...

Deja Ross Speaks to Freaks

Deja Ross Speaks to Freaks is a middle grade graphic novel about family, a little bit of internet safety, and a lot of cryptids. Deja Ross is a 7th Grade cryptozoologist, and she is determined to encounter the mysterious monsters she has studied for so long,...

Timid

The story of a kid trying to figure out a new life and school after their family moves far away is a classic story in children’s literature and Jonathan Todd’s Timid shows why young readers still need these kinds of stories. Cecil’s family is moving from Florida to a...

Let’s Make Bread

Let’s Make Bread! by Ken Forkish and Sarah Becan is part of the series, Let’s Make!, which also includes Let’s Make Dumplings! and Let’s Make Ramen! Personally, the fusion of graphic novels and cookbooks hits all of my nerd buttons. Graphic novels are uniquely able to...

Taxi Ghost

Adèle is at an awkward age. Her skin is breaking out, she can’t drive yet, and now she’s... seeing ghosts? It turns out that some of the women in Adèle’s family are mediums, they have the ability to see and speak with ghosts, starting when they get their first...

The Sea in You

Corinth is a 15-year-old goth aesthetic high schooler with a “bad boy” boyfriend and supportive parents. She likes to spend her free time cleaning up the beach. One day while collecting trash, she’s lured into the water by a hungry mermaid. Luckily, the mermaid (later...

Endurance, book 1: The Frozen Keep

The Heroic Age of Polar Exploration and the war that would change the world forever. The first of two books in the Endurance saga from Terrill Sullivan and Black Rose Writing, The Frozen Keep establishes the lives of a core cast of characters spread between South...

Edenfrost

No matter if a superhero was bitten by a radioactive something, caught in the heart of a nuclear explosion, or watched a bat fly through their window, a large part of that hero’s narrative is their origin story. Of course, it’s not just the event that gave the hero...

Conan the Barbarian: Bound in black stone, vol. 1

Conan the Barbarian. The name evokes many images. Some involve Arnold Schwarzenegger or Jason Momoa. Most feature a long-haired, muscle-bound man with a scantily clad (if clad at all) woman clutching his leg. This is somewhat unfair. For while the most popular images...

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