Middle Grade on Monday: A Glasshouse of Stars – Shirley Marr

Meixing Lim and her family have arrived at the New House in the New Land, inherited from First Uncle who died tragically and unexpectedly while picking oranges in the backyard. Everything is vast and unknown to Meixing and not in a good way, including the house she has dubbed Big Scary. She is embarrassed by…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: A Glasshouse of Stars – Shirley Marr

Middle Grade on Monday: Jane Austen Investigates – Julia Golding

It’s 1789 and a young Jane Austen turns detective as she seeks to solve the mysterious happenings at Southmoor Abbey. When a carriage accident forces a change of plans, 13-year-old Jane is sent to be a companion to Lady Cromwell for a week as the household prepares to celebrate the eldest son’s coming-of-age party. While…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Jane Austen Investigates – Julia Golding

Middle Grade on Monday: The Three Impossibles – Susie Bower

Mim grew up surrounded by secrets. On the day she was born, her mother died and a mysterious curse was cast on her family. Ever since, she’s been isolated in a walled castle, forbidden from venturing to the Outside. But Mim has never been able to stop asking questions – and when her father enlists…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Three Impossibles – Susie Bower

Middle Grade on Monday: The Girl in Wooden Armour

When Hattie visits her granny for the first time in years, she’s not sure what to expect. Granny has always been unusual. Now she’s gone missing without trace… Hattie is determined to find her. But in the strange little village where Granny lives, nothing is as it seems. Is magic real here? What is the…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Girl in Wooden Armour

Middle Grade on Monday: Mort the Meek and the Ravens’ Revenge – Rachel Delahaye

On Brutalia violence is a way of life. Ravenous ravens circle overhead, monstrous grot bears cause chaos and the streets are bulging with brawls. But Mort isn’t like the other islanders – he’s determined to live peacefully. His struggle is made even tougher when the cruel queen appoints Mort as Royal Executioner. No one has…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Mort the Meek and the Ravens’ Revenge – Rachel Delahaye

Middle Grade on Monday: The Shark Caller -Zillah Bethell

Desperate to become a shark caller to avenge the death of her parents, Blue Wing is instead charged with befriending infuriating newcomer Maple. At first they are angry and out of sync with the island and each other. But when the tide breathes the promise of treasure, can they overcome their differences and brave the…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Shark Caller -Zillah Bethell

Middle Grade on Monday: The Midnight Swan – Catherine Fisher

With an invisible girl, a parliament of owls and a pen that writes by itself, the journey to the Garden of the Midnight Swan might be Seren’s most dangerous adventure yet. In this third book of the award-winning The Clockwork Crow series, Seren and Tomos must try to help the Crow find the way back…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Midnight Swan – Catherine Fisher

Middle Grade on Monday: The House at the Edge of Magic – Amy Sparkes

Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a Thousand Treasures. When she steals a house-shaped ornament from a mysterious woman’s purse, she knocks on its tiny door and watches it grow into a huge, higgledy-piggeldy house. Inside she finds a host of magical and brilliantly funny characters, including…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The House at the Edge of Magic – Amy Sparkes

Middle Grade on Monday: Glassheart – Katharine Orton

Through the glass, the magic is waiting… Nona and her uncle travel everywhere together, replacing stained-glass windows in war-torn buildings. When a mysterious commission takes them to the lonely moors of Dartmoor, Nona discovers a wild and powerful magic which threatens everything. Can Nona protect those she loves – even if it means fighting darkness…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Glassheart – Katharine Orton

Middle Grade on Monday: The Undadoptables – Hana Tooke

In all the years that Elinora Gassbeek has been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once have the Rules for Baby Abandonment been broken. Until the autumn of 1886, when five babies are left in outrageous circumstances: one in a tin toolbox, one in a coal bucket, one in a picnic hamper, one in…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: The Undadoptables – Hana Tooke