A Middle Grade Sci-Fi Comedy
By: Elias Mask
Illustrated by: Uzayr Aftab, Diksha Bror, Kaytee Beth Curbow, Kassidy Eaton, Jett Fleeman, Darby Gentry, Bobby Gillentine, Vance Gillentine, Ruby Gillentine, Katelynn Jones, Liam LeBrocq, Aiden Long, Jazmyn Nunn, Alexis Reid, Krish Roy, Magnus Smith, Tripp Strider, Smith Weaver, and Taylor West
Elias is an only child seeking adventure in his ordinary life. He and his telepathic rabbit, Snowball, encounter a strange man wearing a gas mask. Snow-ball and Elias determine the alien intruder is from another galaxy and wants to take over the house. Elias enlists the help of his best friend to blast the alien back to outer space. Unfortunately, Elias’ dad gains many bumps and bruises along the way. Poor guy.
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How To Experience Death For Beginners
A Young Adult Thriller
By: Jessica Branton
Casey Darling can enter the minds of people when they die. After receiving romantic advances from the enigmatic new guy at school, a serial killer invades her small town. Local police grow suspicious as she appears at crime scenes, but an FBI agent believes in her psychic powers. Will Casey fall in love or help take down a psychopath? Maybe both.
[Trigger Warning: Subject matter deals with self-harm and stalking.]
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Casey and her circle of friends are well drawn with an effective balance of personalities that add interest and suspense… a solid and multilayered thriller. – KIRKUS Reviews
A competent first novel… Branton is skilled at misdirection. – INDIEREADER
Jessica Branton has written the story with such page-turning style- drawing you into the world of Casey Darling, her twin sister, and the ‘curse’ they experience. – Jera’s Jamboree
How to Experience Death for Beginners has won the 2020 Best Paranormal Thriller Independent Press Award.
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.