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Dragoslava is a vampire kid, but sometimes being stuck as a kid forever can be a pain in the neck. And that’s not even the worst part. Centuries ago, a witch cursed Drago. If they don’t complete every task she sets, they will be turned into worms. When the witch wants a spellbook from Baneberry Falls, Drago sets off with their immortal friends. But mysteries await in this sleepy Midwestern town, and Drago must figure out if the keepers of the spellbook have a hidden agenda. One thing’s for sure though: Drago’s immortal life will never be the same again!
I’m back with another week of new releases!
I Am the Subway by Kim Hyo-eun and Deborah Smith
This is a translation of a bestselling Korean picture book, set on the bustling Seoul subway, about the magic of shared experiences and humanity’s variances.
A Song of Frutas by Margarita Engle and Sara Palacios
In this charming picture book, a little girl visits her grandfather in Cuba. A singing street vendor, she helps him sell his fruit, and even when they’re apart they sing to each other across the distance.
Just Be Cool, Jenna Sakai by Debbi Michiko Florence
Newly heartbroken Jenna, already nursing the wounds of her parents’ divorce, decides relationships are too risky to pursue. While competing with her ex-boyfriend at newspaper club, and her best friend busy with her own boyfriend, Jenna falls in with new kid Rin and begins to realize that being alone is actually very lonely.
Eva Evergreen and the Cursed Witch by Julia Abe
The second book in the adorable Eva Evergreen series is out, featuring another tale of now Novice Witch Eva. With her new title in hand, Eva must turn her sights to exposing the truth about the violent storm threatening the land.
Hide and Don’t Seek by Anica Mrose Rissi
For those horror lovers is this story collection that features a bunch of spine-tingling stories that include scary summer camps, creepy dolls, extended games of hide and seek, and more.
Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood by Kwame Mbalia
This versatile collection of stories is edited by Kwame Mbalia (author of the Tristan Strong series) and features stories, comics, and poems from other Black male and nonbinary authors that range from school stories to universe-saving tales.
Until next week! – Chelsea