Kids are Bookin’ It: Children are the heroes in ‘Brainwashed’

Crime Travelers – Brainwashed, by Paul Aertker Recommended for ages 8 — 12, Middle Grade Happy summer vacation! Time to take a trip. Pack up and join the Crime Travelers on their exciting adventure to France. Large groups of kids and even babies are being Brainwashed and disappearing. Danger lurks from page one all the way…

Kids are Bookin’ It: The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

Say hello to a new column by Wendy Kendall, Kids Are Bookin’ It, focused on children’s books. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, by Dan Gemeinhart Recommended for ages 9 and up Coyote is a 12-year-old girl on a grand adventure with her dad driving all over the country. Luckily she’s a very resourceful, smart person…

Recommended Reads: ‘Eternal White’ explores meaning of life — and death

Eternal White, by T. Furuyama “So this is Heaven.” Hershel Byne, a math teacher observes his surroundings as he angrily enters the afterlife. Heartbroken, feeling he was snatched away from loving family and friends before his time, Hershel begins to explore what author T. Furuyama has waiting in the vastness of Eternal White.Is eternal peace…

Recommended Reads: Set in Anchorage, Hemlock Needle an icy thriller

Hemlock Needle by Keenan Powell The most recent book in the Maeve Malloy Legal Thriller series finds the adroit attorney under investigation herself in Anchorage, Alaska. She’s been advised not to take on any cases until her own is settled. And depending on how it’s settled, she may not be allowed to take on cases…