|The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond, Brenda Woods
A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family.
|The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, Sheila Turnage
When Miss Lana accidentally buys a haunted inn at the Tupelo Landing town auction, Desperado Detectives–aka Mo LoBeau and her best friend Dale–opens up a paranormal division to solve the ghost’s identity before the town’s big 250th anniversary bash.
|Jinx’s Magic, Sage BlackwoodA young wizard’s apprentice, Jinx, learns that his forest home, the Urwald, is under threat, and to save it he must travel to a new land.|
|See Me Dig, Paul Meisel
A group of dogs that loves to dig has a fun-filled day of making mischief, in this easy-to-read story.
|Ling & Ting Share a Birthday, Grace Lin
Identical twins Ling and Ting celebrate their birthday by sharing gifts and making wishes.
|Iva Honeysuckle Meets Her Match, Candice F. Ransom
Soon-to-be eleven-year-old Iva Honeycutt, her cousin Heaven, and their families are going to Stingray Point on the Chesapeake Bay for a short vacation, and Iva is eager to explore and discover something–like just who the mysterious Mr. Smith upstairs is.
|Saints of the Shadow Bible, Ian Rankin
Reinstated on the force, demoted, and with a chip on his shoulder, Rebus reteams with internal affairs officer Malcolm Fox to solve a cold case from thirty years ago.
|Soy Sauce for Beginners, Kirstin Chen
Gretchen Lin leaves behind a floundering marriage to return to her Singapore home, where she confronts the challenges of her mother’s alcoholism and her father’s artisanal soy sauce business before being pulled into a family.
|The Secret History of Las Vegas, Christopher Abani
Determined to solve a series of murders before he retires, detective Salazar turns to Sunil Singh, a South African transplant who specializes in psychopaths, to help determine if a pair of conjoined twins he apprehended are the killers.