Today's Featured Books— Children and Young Adult

Howl of the Ice by Christian Raymond

Children and Young Adult

“Brims with suspense… A brisk, delightful tale of family, courage, and a chilly monster.” -Kirkus Reviews. Stranded on a collapsing frozen lake, two 14-year-olds find themselves trapped in a mythic entity’s uncanny hunting grounds. “A beguiling fantastical novella filled with suspense and intrigue. A marvelous bit of storytelling!" -InD'tale Magazine. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - Karik's First Battle by Evan Oliver

Children and Young Adult

Epic teen/young adult fantasy! Karik is sick of the hunger slowly killing his village. After watching his brother die of starvation, he fears the icy winter will claim them all. So when the jarl declares they need to reduce the number of mouths to feed, the tormented young man bravely volunteers to leave. Karik gladly accepts an invitation to stay and work in a tiny settlement, but the jarl is keeping deadly secrets...including dark dealings with a dragon. FREE - SHOP NOW


FREE - The Tuar Tums Trilogy: The Prophecy by Phil Asmundson

Children and Young Adult

Alexa celebrated twelve birthdays without her beloved father, but on the eve of her sixteenth, he returns with a gift she never imagined: her destiny. Now she’s the only hope of two planets—if she can unlock the mystery in time. As she and her friends investigate her father’s disappearance, they discover something bigger than themselves, their planet, and even their universe. Can they unlock secrets millions of years in the making? And how is their future tied to a planet thousands of light-years away? A sci-fi fantasy, coming-of-age saga. FREE - SHOP NOW


The Reign of the Occult by Lauren Louise Hazel

Children and Young Adult

Across three richly detailed worlds, Prue, her non-magical half-brother, Everett, and all Magic Users, fight to survive the onslaught of the Occult and the Underworld. This first terrifying journey is a test of friendship, a new take on sibling rivalry and an exploration of all forms of love. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Winter Light by Martha Engber

Children and Young Adult

"The story is a ride through Class V rapids that will keep you hanging on white-knuckled till the end." -Jana McBurney-Lin. Fifteen-year-old Mary Donahue of suburban Chicago is a kid on the cusp of failure during the brutal blizzard winter of 1978-79, the end of a hard luck, hard rock era sunk in the cynical aftermath of the Vietnam War. "A teenager from the darker side of life whose struggles, resilience, and courage will be forever seared in your brain and your heart." -Joylene Nowell Butler From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Elijah Goes to Cleveland by Mark Darden

Children and Young Adult

"Whether Elijah Goes to Cleveland is chosen as a read-aloud by parents looking for stories of families of color, as a geography lesson about Cleveland's history, or as an example of multi-generational experiences, it is certain to reach a diverse audience of picture book readers who will appreciate its adventure and lively characters." -D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review. From $17.99 SHOP NOW


Legacy in Legend (Boxed Set) by Barbara Pietron

Children and Young Adult

From award-winning YA author Barbara Pietron, this ebook bundle includes the prequel and three books in the Legacy in Legend series. In Thunderstone, Jeni and her family gather at Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to spread her grandfather’s ashes in the Mississippi Headwaters. They agree to meet again at various locations along the Mississippi River as they trace his journey to the Gulf of Mexico. But every time they meet, Jeni comes in contact with a malicious otherworldly element. Each vengeful confrontation makes it more important that she discover and harness whatever power she possesses so she can protect herself and her loved ones. From $10.99 SHOP NOW


The Very Small Seed by Lynn Van Allen

Children and Young Adult

Deep in the ground, alone in the dark, a small seed wonders what it is, yet unaware a beautiful adventure has, in fact, begun. The seed will soon become a sprout and then flourish in the sun above, someday to be a stunning tree that bears sweet fruit. The soil may now prove lonesome, but great things lie just ahead. From $16.95 SHOP NOW


FREE - My First Book of Dwarf Planets by Kathleen J Field

Children and Young Adult

Get ready to blast off into space and explore our solar system's fascinating dwarf planets: Pluto, Eris, Haumea, Ceres, and Makemake! My First Book of Dwarf Planets is a children's nonfiction astronomy book filled with easy-to-understand text, beautiful visuals, and fun facts about our solar system's smallest planets. Even the youngest outer space fan is sure to get excited about the Big Universe of Small Planets! FREE - SHOP NOW


PTSDragon by JB Van Cleave

Children and Young Adult

"Could any book really prepare a family for the consequences of trauma-focused career fields? I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised." -Sergeant C. Littrell, Police1.com. Within this explanation, brains are magic, therapists are Dragon Trainers, psychiatrists are Wizards, and there is no stigma for a hero still fighting. "Loved it! Nimble, lively, and well-written, this creative and valuable resource will resonate with readers both young and old." -Kristine L., Reedsy Discovery. From $14.99 SHOP NOW


The Rescue: Book One of The Timestream Travelers Chronicles by Sher J. Stultz

Children and Young Adult

"Moving at a blistering pace, the narrative is full of intrigue, mystery, and a sense of wonder that you find in well-written adventure tales." -Pikasho Deka for Readers' Favorite. A captivating space-time continuum mystery that toggles between generations. Strong-willed characters, friendships, teenage drama, and intertwining plots make the story one that will delight upper middle-grade and young adult readers searching for the next enduring science-fiction series. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


SNAPPED! by Martin Follose

Children and Young Adult

"An exciting young adult novel with unexpected plot twists that will keep its readers guessing!" -Union Square Review, starred review. What would you do if you could snap your fingers and stop time? For Lester, it only gets him running from a bully, the FBI, chasing drug dealers, and puts him and his friends in a life-threatening situation. The only one who can help is the bully himself, but will he? From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Marco Swift and the Mirror of Souls by D.E. Cunningham

Children and Young Adult

"Polished, believable, and immersive worldbuilding." -Kirkus Reviews. A magical mirror, a terrible enemy, and one boy unravelling the secret behind his legacy. 
"With plenty of twists and turns, this fast-paced story will keep you guessing all the way. This is the perfect story for fans of the Percy Jackson and C.S. Lewis novels." -Anne-Marie Reynolds, Readers Favorite. "I read the majority of this in one sitting. For a thirty-something-year-old, this is a very quick read…but I loved every second of it." Sarah, wondermajica.com From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Golden Dreg Boy: The Slums by D.K. Dailey

Children and Young Adult

"A vivid & sure-footed, if predictable, social commentary." -by Kirkus Indie. Kade Shaw is a privileged "Golden" boy until he's accused of falsifying his “Golden” status—a sure death offense. In the brewing deadly war between rich and the poor, as a wanted criminal, Kade must choose between fighting for his status or helping the Dregs who saved his life. "Absolutely loved this book." -Mishka. "Completely immersive world." -Tangerine. "This novel feels real." -JoJo M. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Cave in the Rock by Josef Bastian

Children and Young Adult

"A polished, thoroughly engaging fantasy for tweens and young adults.” -Foreword Reviews. Some things should never be opened...ever. You have been warned. In Phases of the Moon (Book I in the Folktellers Series), we discovered that Folktellers are travelers of time and space, sharing the stories people need to hear. In Cave in the Rock (Book II), Aaron, Wendy, Jake, and Eddie Little Bear must come to grips with the fact that their troubles are growing and that their lives are intertwined in a tale where three worlds collide. Winner of Mom's Choice Awards, Moonbeam Children Books Awards, and more. From $6.49 SHOP NOW


FREE - ¡Chícharo! by Terrill Martinez

Children and Young Adult

"Easy to read, engaging illustrations, and the opera reference is a nice touch." -parent review on Amazon. This book tells an entire fun story in seven Spanish vocabulary words about a pea (chicaro) that falls out of its pod and has an adventure. There's an activity included to listen to a song from a well-known opera while reading. This is a book that promotes early literacy skills and is great for very early readers to read to themselves. FREE - SHOP NOW


FREE - The History of NBA Basketball That Nobody Talks About for Kids by William Lawson

Children and Young Adult

If you’ve ever watched your child dribble the ball across the driveway narrating their all-star play with a creative commentary, or heard your teen raving about the last Bulls game, you know they’ve got basketball fever… and this one’s a fever that deserves to be fed! History of NBA Basketball That Nobody Talks About for Kids delves inside that history, uncovering all the most inspirational gold. FREE - SHOP NOW


Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast by Dave Maruszewski

Children and Young Adult

“With a fast-moving plot and exciting action scenes, Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast will grab the attention of even the most restless young readers.” -The Book Review Directory. The book series focuses on creating an enjoyable experience to those youth who normally don’t like to read. Shorter paragraphs, higher dialogue, and focusing on interactions are some of the devices that are employed to encourage nontraditional readers. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Boo Fedupsca and the Playallan Touch by Liam Poder

Children and Young Adult

Educator Sara Starr writes: "I love how the author offers young readers a hopeful message about the future and an evolved, healthy masculinity. Can't wait to see the adventures Liam Poder takes Fedupska on in book two of the series!" This sci-fi fantasy adventure for middle-graders is a welcome antidote to what Dr. Warren Farrell rightly calls the "boy crisis." In Boo Fedupsca, tween/teen boys have a hero that does far more than violently vanquish evil. He's truly a Ground Breaker. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Kolo and the Mighty Mangoes by Dave Caswell

Children and Young Adult

Kolo and the Mighty Mangoes is a brilliantly engaging story that will not only capture the minds of its readers, but also teach valuable life lessons.” -Simon Thomas, sports presenter, author and podcaster. Upon joining a new football team, Kolo encounters many highs and lows as they strive to win the local tournament. “This is a great story with engaging characters, and I often found myself laughing out loud!" -Mitch, 5 Star Amazon Review. From $4.06 SHOP NOW


Praying for Quiet by Christopher T. Mayne

Children and Young Adult

Praying for Quiet is a hard-hitting mature young adult novel that is not for the faint of heart. Climb inside Kayden's head as he fights for psychological stability in his transition from high school to college after a torturous senior year, all while being relentlessly attacked by twisted auditory hallucinations of unknown origin. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters by Suzanne Kamata

Children and Young Adult

"An engaging, sports-focused, family-driven Japanese spin on the new-kid-in school narrative." -Kirkus Reviews. "Pop Flies really pops! A lively, fun, easy read that draws you in and keeps you guessing." -Dori Jones Yang, author of The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball. After three years in Atlanta as the star of his baseball team, Satoshi moves back to Japan with a chance to be a hero at home, until he makes a major-league error. Friends and family become key to feeling "at-home" again. From $6.49 SHOP NOW


The Exiles by Rae Lewis

Children and Young Adult

The 100 meets Divergent in this thrilling YA SCI-FI adventure set on a colonized moon. From Goodreads reviewers: "The crew is awesome, each character is fun and their friendship just makes you smile... It also has hints of a slow burn little romance which just clicks for me." "This was an enjoyable read. I appreciated that the story had a female main character who was independent and capable in a way that didn’t feel forced. And that she had a pet spider." From $1.99 SHOP NOW


Mantle Of The Warrior by Michael Augustyn

Children and Young Adult

The book is about a journey of self-empowerment for Lipi, a young woman just entering her teen years, and friends she meets from other countries in a quest to save their lands from mysterious invaders. Against near-impossible odds they find two strengths: a pledge to stand together and an insight they find inside themselves. A timely story set in a fictional medieval setting. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Red Dove, Listen to the Wind by Sonia Antaki

Children and Young Adult

"Red Dove is as full of ideas as it is of action. It is a lively, sensitive portrayal of a young woman who traverses cultures at a pivotal time in history." -Foreword Reviews. An award-winning middle-grade story of a young girl caught between Native and White cultures and the value of empathy. "This is a touching story of bravery and endurance in the face of injustice, and one that will be appreciated by young readers who have only read about the Battle at Wounded Knee in textbooks." -C. Lee McKenzie, Author. Nautilus Book Awards Silver Medal Winner. Best Children's Nonfiction, American Bookfest Awards. From $6.49 SHOP NOW