Released October 1
Flyaway by Lucy Christopher
While racing across a field in pursuit of a wedge of swans, Isla’s father falls and gets badly hurt. At the hospital, Isla meets Harry, a boy from her school who is struggling with a life-threatening illness. As she sits by her father’s bedside, Isla wishes for a way to help him and Harry. If she helps an injured whooper swan regain his ability to fly, will her father and Harry get better?
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy
When Skilley, an out-of-luck alley cat, hears that the Chesire Cheese innkeeper needs a new mouser, he applies for the job. Soon, Skilley and the mice have a tidy arrangement. In exchange for the cat’s protection, the mice provide him with tasty bits of the famous Cheshire cheese. Also, Skilley and Pip, the head mouse, team-up to help Maldwyn the Raven regain his service as a Tower guard.
Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby
Solveig and her siblings must deal with treachery inside the winter fortress as they wait for their father to return from battle. Will the unrelenting winter turn the siblings against each other or will they unite to fight their real foe?
Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska’s WWII Invasion by Samantha Seiple
A non-fiction narrative of the bloodiest hand-to-hand battle of World War 2 as told by the survivors
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived, Book 4) by Lauren Tarshis
Danny witnesses the destruction of Pearl Harbor from his favorite beach.
Released October 2
The Hangman in the Mirror by Kate Cayley
When her parents die of smallpox, sixteen year-old Francoise leaves her life of poverty and goes to work for the wife of a wealthy fur trader. Francoise enjoys the new-found prosperity until the day she steals a pair of gloves from her mistress. Thrown into jail and facing the hangman’s noose, Francoise uses an ancient law to save herself.
The Traitor’s Smile by Patricia Elliot
sequel to The Pale Assassin
Aristocrat Eugenie de Boncouer escapes the bloody revolution in France when she flees to her cousin’s modest home in England. Just as she begins to adjust to the dreariness of her new life, the Pale Assassin finds her. Can she elude this despicable man and avoid death by guillotine?
Ivy and the Meanstalk (sequel to Ivy’s Ever After) by Dawn Lairamore
Can Princess Ivy and Elridge, her dragon friend, right the wrong done so many years ago by Jack (of Beanstalk fame) and save Ardendale?
The White Assassin (Nightshade Chronicles, Book 2) by Hilary Wagner
Juniper enlists the help of bats and snakes to fight Billycan and his horde of swamp rats.
Released October 3
The Inquisitor’s Apprentice by Chris Moriarty
What’s a nice Jewish boy like Sasha doing working as apprentice to the Inquisitor? Much to his dismay, his ability to see ghosts lands him the job. So now, he spends his days helping Inquisitor, Maximillian Wolf, find and stop magical crime on the streets of New York. Their first case: to keep someone from killing Thomas Edison.
The Mark of the Golden Dragon (Bloody Jack Adventures) by L. A. Meyer
Jacky Faber escapes British custody in Australia’s penal colony and heads for high adventure on the South China Sea and in the streets of London.
Released October 4
Home for the Holidays by Heather Vogel Frederick
Mother Daughter Book Club
With Dickens’ A Christmas Carol fresh in their minds, Emma and Jess find being snowed-in at an old New Hampshire inn quite spooky. While they wonder if they’re really seeing ghosts, Megan and Becca are fighting over boys on a Christmas cruise and Cassidy experiences homesickness during a college campus trip.
Ranger’s Apprentice: The Lost Stories by John Flanagan
Flanagan offers up several tales that answer readers’ questions about gaps in the Ranger Apprentice series.