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Polaris -- Beth Bowland

Polaris Month9books – 08/16/2016 — A twist on the 1947 Roswell New Mexico UFO incident. middle grade science fiction

Bixie, Montana is in the middle of nowhere, not connected to any place, and not needed to get to any destination.

But one snowy evening, a lone visitor walking down an old country road changes thirteen-year-old Aaron Martin’s life forever. Aaron thinks he’s being a Good Samaritan by inviting the nearly frozen visitor into his home to warm up, but unbeknownst to Aaron, he’s initiated “The Game”.

A group of Elders, known as the Council of the Legend, come together from time to time to enjoy a rousing event they playfully call “The Game”. Now Aaron’s town is the playing board and he and his fellow townspeople are the players.

The rules are simple. Win. Because if Aaron loses, he won’t just lose his family. He’ll lose his very identity.

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Grape Bubble-Gum -- Beth Bowland

Grape Bubblegum

13-year-old Beatrice Peppercorn's heart's desires are to finish her final year in middle school, win the heart of her cutie pie crush, and take home the trophy for the spelling competition. Simple, right? Not when Beatrice's arch nemesis gets in her way and a new kid arrives--turning her world upside down.

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Sinclair Summer

Sinclair Summer2014 EPIC eBook Winner

Katrina Hollister, her twin sister Kiara, and their quirky group of pre-teen friends find themselves playing spy during their summer vacation in the prestigious gated community of Sinclair Estates.

Not only does Katrina, and her crew investigate why ginormous mushrooms are randomly appearing then disappearing when their strange new neighbor is about, but she must also deal with the up-and-coming teen sensation who moved in across the street and stole her crush. To make things worse, her mother starts dating her crush’s gorgeous father—all of which she must stop.

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Seven Shards of Luminosity -- Beth Bowland

Seven Shades of Luminosity

When 13-year-old Ralph and his two friends enter a magical world called Norwaeja, they find themselves on an unexpected quest for seven keys, each of which leads them closer to a dark and dangerous kingdom.

Ralph thought he was an ordinary kid, just trying to become the junior fencing champion in his state. Shortly after being chased into Norwaeja he learns of the prophecy declaring him the warrior that will lead the Great Army into battle against Apep, the evil one.

Epic battles against Trolls, dangerous treks through kingdoms, and one pesky, egotistical meerkat will pit friend against friend while Ralph discovers just who he really is and what he is capable of achieving in a world that he is not a part of. Or is he?

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