New Middle Grade

Got a middle grade reader who devours books like they're Cool Ranch Doritos? Give them one of these. You'll be their new favorite friend/relative.

 

The Heroes Return (Bounders #4) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534402478
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Published: Aladdin - December 11th, 2018

Jasper and Mira must escape the Rift and deliver the Youli’s message to Earth Force before it’s too late in this action-packed fourth novel in what Shannon Messenger calls the “richly detailed, highly imaginative” Bounders series!

After escaping the Youli’s attack on Alkalinia, Jasper and Mira find themselves trapped with the lost aeronauts in the rift,


Daughters of Steel (Sisters of Glass #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062458506
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Published: HarperCollins - December 4th, 2018

Two girls from two different worlds must unite to save each other in this sequel to the middle grade fantasy Sisters of Glass, which Kirkus declared “will inspire many to find the light within” in a starred review.


The Prince Problem Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338121513
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 27th, 2018

Telmund is a prince who loves fables. But when a hasty witch mistakes him for bully in need of paranormal punishment, he's cursed to transform into a new animal every time he falls asleep. With his shape constantly changing, Telmund discovers that actually living in a fairy tale has its drawbacks.


Amber & Dusk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338210033
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 27th, 2018

Sylvie has always known she deserves more. Out in the permanent twilight of the Dusklands, her guardians called her power to create illusions a curse. But Sylvie knows it gives her a place in Coeur d'Or, the palais of the Amber Empress and her highborn legacies.

So Sylvie sets off toward the Amber City, a glittering jewel under a sun that never sets, to take what is hers.


Courageous Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338226850
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Published: Scholastic Press - November 27th, 2018

Aiden is the son of a fisherman on the south coast of England, and he's feared the ocean since his oldest brother's ship was sunk by a German U-boat.


Gamer Army Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338045291
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - November 27th, 2018

After Rogan Webber levels up yet again on his favorite video game, Laser Viper, the world-famous creator of the game invites him to join the five best players in the country for an exclusive tournament.


The Camelot Code, Book #1 The Once and Future Geek Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368010849
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 20th, 2018

When young Arthur of Camelot accidentally time-travels to the 21st century and Googles himself, he discovers the not-so-happily ever after in store for him once he pulls the sword from the stone. Yes, he'll go from squire to sovereign basically overnight, but he'll also lose the love of his life to his best friend and eventually die in battle. What's a once-and-future king to do?


Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316508919
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2018

The captivating and heart-pounding sequel to the New York Times bestselling and #1 Kids' Indie Next Pick Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, as heroine Morrigan battles a new evil.


Monstrous Devices Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451478580
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

“I enjoyed everything about Damien Love’s debut—its title, its breakneck action, its sly sense of humor. I wish my first novel had been as imaginative and assured.” —Anthony Horowitz, New York Times bestselling author of the Alex Rider series


Pine & Boof: Blast Off! Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062418524
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Published: HarperCollins - November 13th, 2018

Frog and Toad meets Elephant & Piggie in the second installment of a humorous and heartfelt picture book series about the adventures of Boof the bear and Pine the porcupine, from the acclaimed author-illustrator of There’s a Giraffe in My Soup and I Am Not a Chair!


It Wasn't Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524766436
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2018


THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets middle school with a prank twist in this hilarious and heartwarming story about six very different seventh graders who are forced to band together after a vandalism incident.


When Theo's photography project is mysteriously vandalized at school there are five suspected students who all say "it wasn't me."


Better You Than Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524769710
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2018

It's Freaky Friday meets Hannah Montana when two twelve-year-old girls--one a famous TV star, the other an obsessive fan--switch bodies with hilarious and disastrous results.


Astrid the Unstoppable Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536200171
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Published: Candlewick - November 13th, 2018

Pippi Longstocking meets Heidi meets Anne Shirley in this tale of an irrepressible girl in a mountain village who navigates unexpected changes with warmth and humor.


No Slam Dunk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525514855
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Published: Philomel Books - November 6th, 2018

A fast-paced, heartfelt story for basketball fans that proves being a good teammate remains the most important quality in basketball--and in life, from New York Times bestselling author Mike Lupica.


Flashback (Keeper of the Lost Cities #7) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481497435
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Published: Aladdin - November 6th, 2018

In this unforgettable seventh book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, Sophie must let the past and present blur together, because the deadliest secrets are always the ones that get erased.

Sophie Foster doesn’t know what—or whom—to believe.


Are You Ready to Hatch an Unusual Chicken? Cover Image
By Kelly Jones, Katie Kath (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524765910
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

This laugh-out-loud sequel to Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer has EVEN MORE MAGIC CHICKENS!

Twelve-year-old Sophie Brown is finally settling into her new home and her new role as keeper of some highly unusual chickens--chickens with secret superpowers!


Lizzy and the Good Luck Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762465026
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Published: Running Press Kids - November 6th, 2018

Told with humor and heart, this is a middle grade story about family, friendship, and hope--plus cats in sweaters!


Love Like Sky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368016506
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 6th, 2018

"Brims with charm and compassion."
--Vashti Harrison, New York Times best-selling author of Little Leaders


The Girl with the Dragon Heart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681196978
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 6th, 2018

A chocolate-filled, girl-powered fantasy with a witty heroine who learns what home truly means, perfect for fans of Shannon Hale.

"Will satisfy readers who hunger for feel-good tales that pack a girl-power punch, like Gail Carson Levine's Ella Enchanted or the movie Moana." --School Library Journal on The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart


More than a Princess Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681197685
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - November 6th, 2018

Aislin of Eliasind is more than just a princess -- she's half-fairy and half-pedrasi, with magical gifts from each side of her heritage!


Star Wars: Droidography Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062862198
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Published: HarperFestival - November 6th, 2018

Droids have always been at the heart of Star Wars, from the classic adventures of C-3PO and R2-D2 to the valiant exploits of BB-8 in the latest episodes of the saga.

Droidography is the ultimate in-universe guide to these lovable characters with insider info on their function and role in the Star Wars universe.


Speechless Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536200928
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Published: Candlewick - November 6th, 2018

How do you give a eulogy when you can’t think of one good thing to say? A poignant, funny, and candid look at grief, family secrets, difficult people, and learning to look behind the facade.


Inkling Cover Image
By Kenneth Oppel, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524772819
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

"Astounding"—New York Times Book Review

A brilliantly funny story about how a little ink splot changes a family forever. Perfect for those who love Hoot, Holes, or Frindle and sure to be a hit with kids everywhere!


King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table (Scribner Classics) Cover Image
By Sidney Lanier (Adapted by), N.C. Wyeth (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781534428416
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

Rediscover the legend of Excalibur, King Arthur, and the Knights of the Round Table in this Scribner Classics keepsake edition of Sir Thomas Malory’s enchanting Arthurian legend.

This collectible edition of King Arthur features text reset in the original typeface and illustrations newly reproduced from N. C.


Ballet Shoes (The Shoe Books) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525578611
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

Three orphan girls. A pair of pink slippers. A lifetime in the spotlight. Read the classic that has captivated generations! 


Swan Lake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735843295
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Published: NorthSouth Books - November 6th, 2018

With flash, the lake was based in a shimmering light, and before him stood the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. “I am the Swan Queen,” she said.


Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13: Meltdown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419727436
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 30th, 2018

Marty Pants #3: How to Defeat a Wizard Cover Image
By Mark Parisi, Mark Parisi (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062427809
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Published: HarperCollins - October 30th, 2018

“Funny and engaging. Marty Pants is a surefire hit!”—Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate series

"Marty Pants will have you laughing from the first page!"—Jeff Kinney, author of the Wimpy Kid series


Blended Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442495005
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 30th, 2018

Eleven-year-old Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever in this thoughtful story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind, Sharon M.


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Lu (Track #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481450249
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 23rd, 2018

Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others in the climax to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Track series from Jason Reynolds.

Lu was born to be cocaptain of the Defenders. Well, actually, he was born albino, but that’s got nothing to do with being a track star.


The Land of Stories: The Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316523301
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

A behind-the-scenes, comprehensive look at the #1 New York Times bestselling series.


Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534426580
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Published: Aladdin - October 23rd, 2018

“This is a perfect pick for kids who love Rick Riordan’s many series, particularly for those eager for mythologies beyond Greek and Roman stories.” —Booklist (starred review)

“A winner for all kids, but it will be especially beloved by Latinx and Hispanic families.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Ogre Enchanted Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062561213
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Published: HarperCollins - October 16th, 2018

Set in the world of the Newbery Honor-winning Ella Enchanted, this tale by beloved author Gail Carson Levine stars a clever heroine who is determined to defy expectations—and outwit a fairy’s curse.


Conspiracy of Ravens Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781506708836
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Published: Dark Horse Books - October 16th, 2018

Teen schoolgirl Anne unexpectedly inherits a mysterious locket and a crumbing English mansion estate from her long-lost aunt. She unearths the family secret that she's part of a magical legacy that gives her fantastic abilities, and she isn't the only girl whose family is involved. But not all the girls are so willing to use their new powers for good...


The Season of Styx Malone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524715953
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - October 16th, 2018

Meet Caleb and Bobby Gene, two brothers embarking on a madcap, heartwarming, one-thing-leads-to-another adventure, for fans of As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds and One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Friendships are forged, loyalties are tested . . . and miracles just might be possible.


Counting to Perfect Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524771799
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - October 23rd, 2018

From the author of Eight Keys comes a loving story of sisters who are trying to find their way back to each other.


The Guggenheim Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525582359
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

The adventure that began in Siobhan Dowd's popular and acclaimed novel The London Eye Mystery at long last continues with Ted, Kat, and their cousin Salim investigating a theft at the Guggenheim Museum that's been pinned on Salim's mother!


Little Prince 75th Anniversary Edition: Includes the History and Making of the Classic Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328479754
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2018

A 75th Anniversary edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's world-famous classic featuring a new cover and the history and making of this beloved story. 

Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince.


Mary Poppins (illustrated gift edition) Cover Image
By P. L. Travers, Júlia Sardà (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781328498847
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2018

A stunning, full-color illustrated edition of the classic novel about the magical nanny who has delighted children and adults the world over.

Experience the fantastical adventures of the magical nanny who inspired the classic film, stage show, and young imaginations the world over in a whole new way.


Two Roads Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735228863
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Published: Dial Books - October 23rd, 2018

A boy discovers his Native American heritage in this Depression-era tale of identity and friendship by the author of Code Talker


The No-Good Nine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101997840
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

They're mad, they're bad, and they're about to ruin Christmas!

No kids get coal in their stocking these days. Do you know why? It's thanks to The No-Good Nine!


The House at Pooh Corner: Classic Gift Edition (Winnie-the-Pooh) Cover Image
By A. A. Milne, Ernest H. Shepard (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525555544
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

Following the instant success of the first edition replica of Winnie-the-Pooh, this gorgeous collectible edition of The House At Pooh Corner completes the set of A. A. Milne's beloved books about Winnie-the-Pooh and friends.


Paddington Races Ahead Cover Image
By Michael Bond, Peggy Fortnum (Illustrator), R. W. Alley (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062312365
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Published: HarperCollins - October 16th, 2018

Paddington has warmed the hearts of generations of readers with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. This brand-new paper-over-board edition of the classic novel contains the original text by Michael Bond and illustrations by Peggy Fortnum and R. W. Alley.


Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374306120
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 23rd, 2018

A NYPL Best Book for Teens of 2018
A 2018 Booklist Youth Editors' Choice
A Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Best Book of 2018
A Kirkus Reviews Best YA Nonfiction Book of 2018


Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316523967
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Published: jimmy patterson - October 8th, 2018

*#1 New York Times Bestseller*
*USA Today Bestseller*
*Indiebound Bestseller*


The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316508384
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

From the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon comes an exciting high-adventure series--set in a magical time, full of Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites.

This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison.


The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338255843
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 9th, 2018

Bronte Mettlestone is ten years old when her parents are killed by pirates.


The Collectors Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062691699
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 9th, 2018

Even the smallest wish can be dangerous. That’s why the Collectors are always keeping watch.

The Collectors sweeps readers into a hidden world where wishes are stolen and dreams have a price. Fast-paced, witty, and riveting, this contemporary fantasy adventure has magic woven through every page.