It’s Middle Grade Mania at Book Passage! Jasper Fforde presents Song of the Quarkbeast ($16.99), the long-awaited sequel to The Last Dragonslayer, in which the wizards of Kazam are in deep trouble. Catherine Jinks teaches us How to Catch a Bogle ($16.99), which might stop them from eating the children of London. Catherine Murdock brings us Heaven is Paved with Oreos ($16.99), in which the magic of Rome entwines with the wonder of first love. Don’t miss these three fantastic authors!
Magic has been in a sad state in the Ununited Kingdom for years, but now it's finally on the rise, and boneheaded King Snodd IV knows it.
"If ever a chill entered her soul, or the hope suddenly drained from her heart, she knew a bogle was to blame."
Fourteen-year-old Sarah Zorn intends to spend the Wisconsin summer with her boyfriend Curtis, waiting for a dead calf named Boris to decompose in time for the science fair. Her plans upend, however, when her fake-boyfriend strategy goes seriously awry just as her hippie Grandma Z invites her on a last-minute Roman holiday.