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Children / Young Adult

A Solemn Promise by Mira Kolar-Brown

Six-year old Catherine is visited by her tooth fairy. But, why is there no coin?

Bubble Trouble by Ted Summerfield

Click cover to animate. This is an entertaining and educational picture book fable filled with colorful pictures, including large black and white pictures for coloring. It is about a young girl, Glorybee Toebiter, who likes to brag. But her bragging blows up in her face, with terrible results. This book is suitable for 2-5 year old children and those young at heart.

Cat City by Patti Larsen

Ten-year-old Susan’s parents dragged her away from her friends to spend a wet and dreary summer in a new house. She adopts Tucker, a butterscotch tabby, thinking he is just an ordinary cat. But when he brings her to his magical city deep underground, Susan falls head first into a war between the enchanted cats who live under her house and the evil rats who want to claim Cat City for their own.

Curiosities, Inc. by Patti Larsen

An enchanted ring propels sixteen-year-old Danica Harper into a world of telepaths and spirits and things that go bump in the night. But when her newly awakened power attracts the attention of a demon who wants to use her to return to the land of the living, Danny’s very soul is at risk. Her only hope is that the group of gifted kids who have befriended her can muster enough power to save her.

Doug's Big Idea by Ted Summerfield

A delightful, colorful, picture book for children is filled with fanciful animal pictures, including large size black and white pictures for coloring. This story is about a young beaver named Doug who lives in a forest, soon destroyed by fire. Suit 2 to 5 year old. Click cover to see animation.

Forever Mine by Elizabeth Reyes

Seventeen-year old Sarah’s life is turned upside down when her single mom is sent to jail. She’s forced to move, leaving behind everything she’s ever known, including her best friend Sydney. Lost and bitter in a new school, her one goal is to save money and move back home. Then she meets Angel Moreno.

Enigmatic but gorgeous, Angel is almost too good to be true. Except for one thing, his archaic belief that guys and girls can never be “just friends”. The problem? Sarah’s best friend Sydney is not a girl.

With their unexpected romance intensifying to places neither ever experienced, how long can Sarah keep Angel in the dark? And how will he react when the truth finally comes out?

A Night Owl Review 5 Star "Top Pick"

What they said:

"I can't even begin to express how much I loved this book. I read the whole thing in less than one day. In fact, it was nearly five o’clock in the morning when I finished, it was that good."

Mirage by Ashlynn Monroe

As the only humans in an all supernatural high school, Samantha and Tabitha have a hard time fitting in. Being in a military family, the girls are used to changing schools and usually make friends easily. But the students of Mirage High aren't exactly welcoming. And yet, that doesn't stop Sam from falling for Shane, the alpha werewolf.

Night Camp by L. C. Evans

A spooky graveyard. A creepy basement. A pair of coffins.
Thirteen-year-old Shane Andrews hates summer camp. When his parents allow him to choose, Shane decides to pick the worst camp he can find. Night Camp must be terrible. For one thing, activities take place at night and campers sleep during the day. That can’t be good, Shane reasons. His parents will realize Night Camp is even worse than they thought and they’ll come back to get him. Then Shane’s plans for summer freedom fall apart. His cousin Brad, a boy with a huge collection of tabloid magazines, convinces Shane that two of the camp counselors are vampires. Shane enlists the help of Brad and a girl camper named Nicole. The three set out to save themselves and the other campers. Then Shane uncovers the secret of Night Camp…

Ninth Lord of the Night by Diana L. Driver

Think the Maya Gods are dead and buried?

Think again.

What if they’re only sleeping?

In less than eight hours, seventeen-year-old Zack goes from California, the land of fun and sun, to the third world nation of Guatemala, where his life is changed forever. He expects to be bored, not tangle with murderers and artifact smugglers. He wants to go home, instead he’s swept into the world of Mayan myths and legends – a world that is his to claim if he only has the courage.

Thelma and Ziggy by Ted Summerfield

Thelma and Ziggy is an entertaining and educational color picture book with lots of large black and white pictures for children to color. Thelma Sludge is a rather plain-looking butterfly with a bit of an attitude problem. Thelma’s greatest desires are to be famous, and to have everyone notice her. She leaves home to become famous, but instead meets Ziggy Plopp. Ziggy is a fairy, who can have a bit of an attitude himself at times. Thelma tells Ziggy to make her famous, which he does, but later Thelma wished she’d kept her mouth shut. A short fantasy story for children 2 to 7 years old, and those young at heart.

Timbuktu - The Permanent Dog by Mira Kolar-Brown

A little mongrel, born in an empty warehouse, longs to adopt a good human.