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Spring 2014 Titles


Written by Mike Mullin
Young Adult, Ages 14 & up, $17.99
ISBN: 978-1-939100-01-6, Hardcover
The Yellowstone supervolcano nearly wiped out the human race. Now, almost a year after the eruption, the survivors seem determined to finish the job. Communities wage war on each other, gangs of cannibals roam the countryside, and what little government survived the eruption has collapsed completely. The ham radio has gone silent. Sickness, cold, and starvation are the survivors' constant companions. Read more

A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon

A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon
Written by Audrey Penn
Illustrated by Barbara L. Gibson

Board Book, Ages 1-3, $7.99
ISBN: 978-1-933718-77-4
During the last twenty years, parents and teachers have passed along the secret of the Kissing Hand to children facing first days of kindergarten, first grade, and other separations. Now younger children can get in on Mama Raccoon's secret and find comfort in A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon, a board-book adaptation of the original picture book.Read more

Miss You Like Crazy

Miss You Like Crazy
By Pamela Hall
Illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

Picture Book, Ages 3-8, $15.99
ISBN: 978-1-933718-91-0, Hardcover
Walnut and his mom agree that it would be fun if he could go to work with her, and they fantasize about the adventures they could share. While they realize that scenario can't always happen, Walnut's mother assures him that he is always on her mind, and together they come up with ways to have a physical presence for each other even when at work or at school. Read more

Fall 2013 Titles

The Last Enchanter

The Last Enchanter: Book Two of The Celestine Chronicles
Written by Laurisa White Reyes
Middle Grade, Ages 14 & up, $14.99
ISBN: 978-1-933718-97-2, Hardcover
Months have passed since Marcus and Kelvin succeeded in their quest to find the Rock of Ivanore. Kelvin is living as royalty in Dokur, and Marcus is studying magic with Zyll. When Fredric is murdered and Kelvin becomes king, Zyll and Marcus head for Dokur in hopes of protecting Kelvin from meeting the same fate, though it quickly becomes apparent that none of them are safe, and Marcus has had disturbing visions of Zyll's death. Read more

Mickey Price: Journey to Oblivion

Mickey Price: Journey to Oblivion
Written by John P. Stanley
Middle Grade, Ages 8-12, $15.99
ISBN: 978-1-933718-88-0, Hardcover
The moon is under threat of a nuclear meltdown due to a space station malfunction. Complicating things is the presence of pleurinium, a magnetic material that makes humans instantly, seriously ill - well, all humans who are 14 years old and up. Read more

The Deepest Blue

The Deepest Blue
Written by Kim Williams Justesen
Young Adult, Ages 12 & up, $15.99
ISBN: 978-1-933718-90-3, Hardcover
Mike hasn't spoken to his mother in years, and what few memories he has of her are painful. When Mike's dad is killed in a car accident, Mike wants to stay in his hometown and live with Maggie, his dad's girlfriend, who has been like a mother to him for the last five years. Read more

New in Paperback Ashen Winter

Ashen Winter
By Mike Mullin
Young Adult, Ages 14 & up
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-933718-98-6, $10.99
It's been over six months since the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano. Alex and Darla have been staying with Alex's relatives, trying to cope with the new reality of the primitive world so vividly portrayed in Ashfall, the first book in this trilogy. Read more

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