Zoey’s Zany Life
A Middle Grade Novel
By: Mikayla Lowery
Zoey Song cannot catch a break from quirky mishaps and hilarious accidents. This redhead is as warm hearted as they come, but mischief follows her everywhere. With a little miss perfect twin sister and friends who seem to have everything they want, Zoey has a difficult time finding confidence and a place in the world. Get lost in Zoey’s zany stream of consciousness. Don’t worry. She says it out loud.
PRAISE FROM CRITICS:
Lowery writes [her debut] with heart and ends Zoey’s sixth-grade year with a stirring speech about being yourself and learning from one another… This outspoken narrator should monologue her way into readers’ hearts and teach them a few valuable lessons along the way. – KIRKUS Reviews
That this is coming from the mouth of a publishing world prodigy (remember: having your first book published at the age of 35 is considered to be young by publishing world standards) is incredible. I’m 43 years old, and I think even I could stand to hear some of what Lowery is preaching here from time to time. – Zachary Houle, MEDIUM
The mind of Zoey Song is like a torrential river after a storm. Zoey’s Zany Life by Mikayla Lowery is one of the best examples of a child’s mind expressing “stream of consciousness.” This book is a wonderful, wacky adventure. – Portland Book Review
This author brought forth a fabulous read that I will cherish forever and will go back and re-read just so that I can feel what it is to be that age again and again. – Jenny Bynum Reviews
A wonderful read for late elementary/middle schoolers with strong narration, and identity as the main theme. – Marisa Donnelly, The Teacher’s Closet
It is astonishing that a child could write such a brilliant stream of consciousness. – Mary Claire Branton, Charlie’s Port
How To Experience Death For Beginners
A Young Adult Novel (February 14th, 2019)
By: Jessica Branton
A clairvoyant introvert can enter the minds of people at their moment of death. When a serial killer emerges in her small town, she receives audacious advances from an enigmatic newcomer. While dodging detectives and falling in love, she joins forces with the FBI to take down the killer.
RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 14th, 2019!
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A Children’s Book Series
Created by: Mary Claire Branton and Gabriel Sotillo
NUMBERS is about a precocious boy entering a portal to another dimension where talking numbers show him the dynamic glory of the universe. These infinite numbers engage him in a relationship with the Creator through character building adventures.
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The Earth Bound
A Young Adult Novel
By: Luke Evans
If you don’t know the boy who sits in the back row with stains on his fingers, you probably think Daniel Cohen is just an introverted artist with a brutally honest tongue. Truth is, Daniel is really treading through life with Asperger’s Syndrome and recently discovered his ability to paint deadly images that slither into reality. Now questioning everything he’s ever known, Daniel’s power puts him up against a dangerous adversary. We learn that several students at Spirit Ridge High are not what they seem. Including his best friend.
(This novel was published by Zharmae Press in 2016. Luke obtained the rights back to his book and is working on a re-release with Charlie’s Port.)
“When I came to Mary Claire with Luke’s book, I was looking for an opinion and possibly direction on how to proceed. Well, we got more than we could have imagined. Mary Claire worked tirelessly on editing the manuscript and shopping it to publishers. She took a chance on a teenager who is “different” and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Luke is realizing things in his life that he thought would always be in his dreams only. We can’t say enough about how blessed we feel for Mary Claire and Charlie’s Port!”
Dede and Tony Evans