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Story Stack: Action-packed story starters for ages 6-8 and 9-12

Not sure what to get the kids to read next? Let them decide! Story Stack includes Chapters 1-4 of the following fun, fast-paced and popular illustrated chapter books by Karen Inglis: Henry Haynes and the Great Escape (for 6-8yrs) | Eeek! The Runaway Alien (for 7-10yrs) | Chapter 1 of Walter Brown and the Magician's Hat (for 7-9yrs) PLUS Chapters 1-3 of The Secret Lake (for 8-12 yrs). The Secret Lake is Karen's bestselling time travel mystery adventure story, enjoyed by over 7,000 readers. Karen has been praised by teachers, librarians, parents and reading charities for getting the most reluctant readers turning the pages. Full books available to order in print and/or for Kindle once the kids have had their say :)

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49 Excuses for Not Tidying Your Bedroom (The 49... Series Book 1)

Is your bedroom a tip?... Did you forget to tidy?... Can you hear the sound of parental footsteps getting closer and closer?... Here's 49 (extremely silly) excuses for not tidying your bedroom!

Join the comical adventure of these mischievous kids who will try absolutely anything to get away with not tidying their bedrooms. With an illustration for each haphazard attempt, you're guaranteed to laugh, smirk, and chuckle for hours.

Disclaimer: reading this eBook will probably make you giggle, but won't help you get away with having a messy bedroom.

Recommended Age: 10+


It's too early to tell, but Ripple Johnson may go down as one of the greatest amateur sleuths in the history of commercial fiction (remember, if it says it on the internet, it's true.) By day, he's a high school assistant principal with questionable job security. By weekend, an overqualified yet blasphemous church youth leader. And by the dark of night, a clandestine infomercial host too talented to maintain his double life for much longer. But no matter the day, and no matter the job, and no matter if he suddenly and uncontrollably sounds like a British playwright when lying, he will stop at nothing (that's not always true; he stops at lots of stuff) to seek justice for those he loves.

Somebody is blackmailing Ripple's best friend Kimmie, only they don't know why and they don't know what the blackmailer wants. As Ripple goes in search of how that is even possible, he uncovers past and present secrets and indiscretions that challenge his mental and emotional resolve. As the search wears on, every person who might possess a clue keeps disappearing, showing signs that Kimmie is not the only one being blackmailed. And with each passing page, Ripple grows a little more unstable, a little more unpredictable, and a little more determined to find out just what in the hell is going on.

With help from his best friend (who is experiencing what may be male menopause) and a new girl that appears out of nowhere and applies shock paddles to his listless and troubled heart (and has sex with him for the first time in like five years,) Ripple is in a seemingly unwinnable race against time and truth. But as those truths become more and more outrageous and despicable, he is forced to make a decision that could destroy an already shaky ability to self-preserve, but also a decision that could save the only family he knows. Committable is a fun and often funny novel with a whole bunch of heart and just the right amount of suspense, mystery, family drama, love story, and craziness to make it a very enjoyable read. You will NOT be disappointed.

Bex Carter 1: Aunt Jeanie's Revenge (The Bex Carter Series)

Thirteen-year-old Bex Carter has a lot on her plate. Her biggest challenge is living with her Aunt Jeanie. As much as Bex tries to please her aunt, they always seem to butt heads. Sometimes Bex feels as if Aunt Jeanie goes out of her way to make her life miserable. Aunt Jeanie enrolls Bex in a social group called the Silver Roses, a group that's supposed to teach young girls how to be proper ladies. It turns out to be nothing more than a club for snobs. Bex wants out, but she's made a deal with Aunt Jeanie. Will Bex take a stand against the Silver Roses or will their snobbery rub off on her? Grades 5-8

Winging It!: Confessions of an Angel In Training

Ever decided to do something that seemed like a good idea and in the second before there's no turning back think, I musta been totally mental when I came up with this? And, then, Oh, well, here goes. That's how Angel-In-Training Grace Lightbourne felt right before she asked the Big Kahuna to go straight to Earth on a mission as a Guardian Angel. The problem? She never was a great student and now she won't even finish her last three years of school. To make matters worse, Archangel Michael isn't happy about her special assignment, but Grace is convinced she's on a fast track to her wings. How hard can it be? She's working with humans, after all. Winging It!, the first book in the Angel-in-Training series, is an irreverent, light hearted take on Angels, Heaven and everything else that's divine.

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