Many customers know Betsy, either from her time as a local teacher or from her 15 years at The Book Stall. Though Betsy spends much of her time in our kids section and on our personalized children’s book club, she loves fiction, especially mystery and historical fiction, and nonfiction history. Betsy has 5 grandchildren (3 locally) that keep her busy!
“I am obsessed with this story!”—Erin Entrada Kelly, author of the Newbery Honor Book We Dream of Space
In the woods of a small Kentucky town, Aubrey sets off on a journey about growing up, self-discovery, and acceptance while searching for their missing best friend—perfect for fans of King and the Dragonflies and Three Times Lucky.
Aubrey and Joel are like two tomato vines that grew along the same crooked fence: weird, yet the same kind of weird.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The addictive prequel to the TikTok phenomenon We Were Liars: the story of another summer, another generation—and the secrets that will haunt them for decades to come.
"I anticipated that at some point a shocking twist would come. And, wow, does it ever." —The New York Times
A new instant-classic fantasy about the power of generosity and love, and how a community suffers when they disappear, by Kelly Barnhill, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Girl Who Drank the Moon, a New York Times bestseller.
Stone-in-the-Glen, once a lovely town, has fallen on hard times.
X-Men meets Spy Kids in this instant New York Times bestseller! Here’s the first book in a new middle-grade fantasy/adventure series from the author of The Unwanteds.
"Award-winning author Ryan has masterfully crafted a story using cultural elements from Mexico with a generous sprinkling of magic. In this story of courage, determination, and ingenuity, readers will cheer on Solimar in her arduous journey to save what is near and dear to her heart." —Booklist
In Rosiee Thor's lavish fantasy novel with a Jazz Age spark, a politically savvy teen must weigh her desire to climb the social ladder against her heart in a world where magic buys votes.
Flare is power.
With only a drop of flare, one can light the night sky with fireworks . . .
*INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT #1 INDIE BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER*
*A REESE'S YA BOOK CLUB PICK*
From the author of the Pegasus series comes a spellbinding first book in a new fantasy series for fans of Rick Riordan and Shannon Messenger following two cousins whose summer vacation gets swept away by a storm that lands them on the lost island of Atlantis.
The last way that Riley Evans wanted to spend spring break was studying whales on the family sailboat in the middle of the Ber
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
“Perfection.” –The Wall Street Journal
An imaginative and engaging exploration of childhood emotions through poetry and evocative illustration.
Emotions are like animals:No two are quite the same. Some are quiet; some are fierce; And all are hard to tame.