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Finalists 2021

Below is a list of the 2021 FINALISTS in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. The children's books were read and judged by children in 8 UK primary and secondary schools, the adult books by 2 Reading Groups, 1 in London and 1 in Stockholm. The books were marked according to EDITING, THEME, STYLE, COVER and, in the case of many of the children's books, ILLUSTRATIONS.

The WINNERS will be announced on April 1st, 2022.

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If you happen to be looking for a good read, the readers at The Wishing Shelf Awards thoroughly recommend the following:

Alastair McAllister Goes to School by Valerie Ramer
Alastair McAllister Goes to School
Author: Valerie Ramer
Illustrator: Kat Harrington
Blimey There's a Bunyip! by Veronica Ferguson Perez
Blimey There's a Bunyip!
Author: Veronica Ferguson Perez
Illustrator: Natasha Kostovska
Caleb's Adventures with Granddad by Christian Kueng
Caleb's Adventures with Granddad
Author: Christian Kueng
Illustrator: Nana Melkadze
Cookie Helps The Bumblebees by Lynda Stuart
Cookie Helps The Bumblebees
Author: Lynda Stuart
Eve's Ducklings by Maria Monte
Eve's Ducklings
Author: Maria Monte
Illustrator: Emelie Wiklund
Good Night (Not Really) by Nan Evenson
Good Night (Not Really)
Author: Nan Evenson
Illustrator: Karina Matkevych
Hettie: The Talking Yeti (Mythical Land) by Joanne Hutchinson
Hettie: The Talking Yeti (Mythical Land)
Author: Joanne Hutchinson
Illustrator: Kris Lillyman
Honeycake: Special Magical Powers by Medea Kalantar
Honeycake: Special Magical Powers
Author: Medea Kalantar
I've Got No Stripes by Atticus Ryder
I've Got No Stripes
Author: Atticus Ryder
It Must Be Winter by Michelle Wang
It Must Be Winter
Author: Michelle Wang
Illustrator: Uliana Barabash
Kita and the Magic Paint by Laura Schaumer
Kita and the Magic Paint
Author: Laura Schaumer
Illustrator: Pardeep Mehra
Mary and Me by Kate Woodard
Mary and Me
Author: Kate Woodard
Illustrator: Sara Sanchez
Mosley The Feelings Monster by Dayna Mason
Mosley The Feelings Monster
Author: Dayna Mason
Illustrator: Delane Hollstein
Noah, No! by Kristen Cornell
Noah, No!
Author: Kristen Cornell
Illustrator: Rebeca J. Pintos
Olive the Worrying Wiener: A Short Tale about a Particularly Long Dog by Ally Arena
Olive the Worrying Wiener: A Short Tale about a Particularly Long Dog
Author: Ally Arena
Illustrator: Rafaela Sukiyama
The Boy with the Funny Name by MeChelle Paterek
The Boy with the Funny Name
Author: MeChelle Paterek
Illustrator: Emma Smith
The Hippocrocodogapig by Samantha L Hill
The Hippocrocodogapig
Author: Samantha L Hill
The Vehicles of the Town by Jolas Wittler
The Vehicles of the Town
Author: Jolas Wittler
Illustrator: Kama Towcik
Then We'll Say Goodnight by Marianne Hesse
Then We'll Say Goodnight
Author: Marianne Hesse
Illustrator: Angela Paul
Too Cute to Spook by Diana Aleksandrova
Too Cute to Spook
Author: Diana Aleksandrova
Illustrator: Alicia Young
When Moggie Met Froggie by Julia Stebbing
When Moggie Met Froggie
Author: Julia Stebbing
Illustrator: Stephen Stone
When The Sky Roars by Katie Weaver
When The Sky Roars
Author: Katie Weaver
Where’s My Joey? by Wendy Monica Winter
Where’s My Joey?
Author: Wendy Monica Winter
Illustrator: Roxana Antochi

Be Mindful of Monsters by Lauren Stockly
Be Mindful of Monsters
Author: Lauren Stockly
Illustrator: Ellen Surrey
Because You Are Here by Dr. Yasmin Salleh
Because You Are Here
Author: Dr. Yasmin Salleh
Illustrator: Amanda Merrifield
Get Back in the Book! by Larry Issa
Get Back in the Book!
Author: Larry Issa
Illustrator: Emma Chadwick
Girls Love to Fart by Alice Clover
Girls Love to Fart
Author: Alice Clover
Illustrator: Cheryl Lucas
Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be?  by Junia Wonders
Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be?
Author: Junia Wonders
Illustrator: Chiara Nasi
Layla & Luella by Nicole B. Cameron
Layla & Luella
Author: Nicole B. Cameron
Illustrator: Henrique Rampazzo
Let's Learn about Chemistry by Stephanie Ryan
Let's Learn about Chemistry
Author: Stephanie Ryan
Illustrator: Christine Cagara
Lily's Loud Mouth by Laura Lawrence
Lily's Loud Mouth
Author: Laura Lawrence
Illustrator: Nejla Shojaie
Maria wants a dog  Maria veut un chien by Brenda Akwar
Maria wants a dog Maria veut un chien
Author: Brenda Akwar
Illustrator: Mohd Daud
Mighty Mila by Katie Petruzziello
Mighty Mila
Author: Katie Petruzziello
Illustrator: Nadja Sarell
Millie’s Magic by Hilary Hawkes
Millie’s Magic
Author: Hilary Hawkes
Illustrator: Andrea Petrlik
Monster in the Water: Fighting Back Against Harmful Algal Blooms by Dylan Dagate
Monster in the Water: Fighting Back Against Harmful Algal Blooms
Author: Dylan Dagate
Illustrator: Maria Decerce
My First Animal Moves by Darryl Edwards
My First Animal Moves
Author: Darryl Edwards
OG (Mythical Land by Joanne Hutchinson
OG (Mythical Land
Author: Joanne Hutchinson
Illustrator: Kris Lillyman
Siggy Loves Sausages by Brian Frederick
Siggy Loves Sausages
Author: Brian Frederick
Spike by Sarah Cullen, Carmen Ellis
Spike
Author: Sarah Cullen, Carmen Ellis
Illustrator: Zuzana Svobodova
Sticky Icky Vicky: Courage over Fear by Alysia Ssentamu, Michael Ssentamu
Sticky Icky Vicky: Courage over Fear
Author: Alysia Ssentamu, Michael Ssentamu
Illustrator: Noor Alshalabi
The Boy Who Illustrated Happiness by Victor Dias de Oliveira Santos
The Boy Who Illustrated Happiness
Author: Victor Dias de Oliveira Santos
Illustrator: Eszter Miklós
The Great Inventor of the Stars by Avery Davis
The Great Inventor of the Stars
Author: Avery Davis
Illustrator: Luo Xi
The Power of Positivity: The ABC's of a Pandemic by Ruth Maille
The Power of Positivity: The ABC's of a Pandemic
Author: Ruth Maille
Illustrator: Harry Aveira
The Stalking Seagulls by Michelle Vattula
The Stalking Seagulls
Author: Michelle Vattula
Illustrator: T L Derby
The Toad from Outer Space by Faiz Kermani
The Toad from Outer Space
Author: Faiz Kermani
Illustrator: Korey Scott
The Whisker Twitchers by Kathy Tallentire
The Whisker Twitchers
Author: Kathy Tallentire
Illustrator: Becky Stout
Treasure Isle by Catherine Corcoran
Treasure Isle
Author: Catherine Corcoran
Illustrator: Natalie Lundeen
We All Have Sacred Spaces by Rev. Dr. Vicki Michela Garlock
We All Have Sacred Spaces
Author: Rev. Dr. Vicki Michela Garlock

A Tree in Time by Pam C. Golden
A Tree in Time
Author: Pam C. Golden
Because You Are Here by Dr. Yasmin Salleh
Because You Are Here
Author: Dr. Yasmin Salleh
Illustrator: Amanda Merrifield
Believing In Horses Out West by Valerie Ormond
Believing In Horses Out West
Author: Valerie Ormond
Beyond the Doors by Clay Kelly
Beyond the Doors
Author: Clay Kelly
Broken Twigs: Farewell to Faerie Forest by Charlotte L. Taylor
Broken Twigs: Farewell to Faerie Forest
Author: Charlotte L. Taylor
Dwarf Story by W. W. Marplot
Dwarf Story
Author: W. W. Marplot
Eco Worrier by Ian Slatter
Eco Worrier
Author: Ian Slatter
Limerick Comics by Robert Hoyman
Limerick Comics
Author: Robert Hoyman
Illustrator: Steve Feldman
Mishka by Mike Moroney
Mishka
Author: Mike Moroney
Octavia Bloom and the Missing Key by Estelle Grace Tudor
Octavia Bloom and the Missing Key
Author: Estelle Grace Tudor
Osasu and The Great Wall of The Benin Empire by Tamkara Olayinka Adun
Osasu and The Great Wall of The Benin Empire
Author: Tamkara Olayinka Adun
Secrets of the Shallows by Gloria Barnett
Secrets of the Shallows
Author: Gloria Barnett
Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles by Steven Joseph
Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles
Author: Steven Joseph
Illustrator: Andy Case
Star Man's Son by C. C. Archambeault
Star Man's Son
Author: C. C. Archambeault
Stranger Days on Peculiar Hill by Grimly Darkwood
Stranger Days on Peculiar Hill
Author: Grimly Darkwood
Strength of the Mountains by Gregory O. Smith
Strength of the Mountains
Author: Gregory O. Smith
The Children of Horseshoe Hideout by Rebecca Matthews Vorkapich
The Children of Horseshoe Hideout
Author: Rebecca Matthews Vorkapich
The Chocolate Clouds by Marc Remus
The Chocolate Clouds
Author: Marc Remus
The Fall of a Sparrow by Griselda Heppel
The Fall of a Sparrow
Author: Griselda Heppel
The Graceful Ghost by Eleanor Dixon
The Graceful Ghost
Author: Eleanor Dixon
The Rise of a Golden Lion by Michael Feng
The Rise of a Golden Lion
Author: Michael Feng
The Shadow of the Pyramid by Wendy Leighton-Porter
The Shadow of the Pyramid
Author: Wendy Leighton-Porter
The Unfocused Man by Tom Hoffman
The Unfocused Man
Author: Tom Hoffman
The Way to Storey by L. B. Anne
The Way to Storey
Author: L. B. Anne
Toby and the Silver Blood Witches by Sally Doherty
Toby and the Silver Blood Witches
Author: Sally Doherty
Twilight Robbery by J M Forster
Twilight Robbery
Author: J M Forster

An Audience for Einstein by Mark Wakely
An Audience for Einstein
Author: Mark Wakely
Behind the White City by Alex Hayes
Behind the White City
Author: Alex Hayes
Blood of a Fallen God by Joshua C. Cook
Blood of a Fallen God
Author: Joshua C. Cook
Blue Rain by Julia C. Johnston
Blue Rain
Author: Julia C. Johnston
Cruel Summer by Bernard Jan
Cruel Summer
Author: Bernard Jan
Eden by C J Singh
Eden
Author: C J Singh
Guardian Angel Academy, Year 1: Renegade by Tamara Hart Heiner
Guardian Angel Academy, Year 1: Renegade
Author: Tamara Hart Heiner
Knights of the Alliance by Stefanie Chu
Knights of the Alliance
Author: Stefanie Chu
Life of a Firefly by Sandra Brown Lindstedt
Life of a Firefly
Author: Sandra Brown Lindstedt
Malcolm and Me by Robin Farmer
Malcolm and Me
Author: Robin Farmer
Munching on the Sun by Mark Paul Oleksiw
Munching on the Sun
Author: Mark Paul Oleksiw
Never-DEAD by Ann Greyson
Never-DEAD
Author: Ann Greyson
Nile Cat by Angela Cecil Reid
Nile Cat
Author: Angela Cecil Reid
Notebook Mysteries: Emma by Kimberly Mullins
Notebook Mysteries: Emma
Author: Kimberly Mullins
Purple Moons and Coffee Spoons by Julie Hodgson
Purple Moons and Coffee Spoons
Author: Julie Hodgson
Ripley of Valor by Thoren Syndergaard
Ripley of Valor
Author: Thoren Syndergaard
Rise of the Sons by J D Mitchell
Rise of the Sons
Author: J D Mitchell
Starvation by Molly Fennig
Starvation
Author: Molly Fennig
Super by Grant Smits
Super
Author: Grant Smits
The Eye of Souls (The Sargassian Saga) by William S. Parish
The Eye of Souls (The Sargassian Saga)
Author: William S. Parish
The Knowledge Seeker by Rae Knightly
The Knowledge Seeker
Author: Rae Knightly
The Sand Pounder by M J Evans
The Sand Pounder
Author: M J Evans
The Sigil Masters by Rick Duffy
The Sigil Masters
Author: Rick Duffy
The Vault by L. Wood
The Vault
Author: L. Wood
The Wolf's Tooth by J. Steven Lamperti
The Wolf's Tooth
Author: J. Steven Lamperti
The World Beyond the Walls by Jean Gill
The World Beyond the Walls
Author: Jean Gill
Tree Singer by Jacci Turner
Tree Singer
Author: Jacci Turner
Vasilisa by Julie Mathison
Vasilisa
Author: Julie Mathison
Wild Heart: An Equestrian Romance by Carolyn Haley
Wild Heart: An Equestrian Romance
Author: Carolyn Haley

A Caterer's Guide to Love and Murder by Jessica Thompson
A Caterer's Guide to Love and Murder
Author: Jessica Thompson
A Queen's Pride by N.D. Jones
A Queen's Pride
Author: N.D. Jones
A Quiet Dissonance by Poornima Manco
A Quiet Dissonance
Author: Poornima Manco
Absaroka War Chief by Bryan Ney
Absaroka War Chief
Author: Bryan Ney
Animal Lab by Bob Zeidman
Animal Lab
Author: Bob Zeidman
Babouc's Vision by Glenn Searfoss
Babouc's Vision
Author: Glenn Searfoss
Backstory, A Novel by William Michael Ried
Backstory, A Novel
Author: William Michael Ried
Barefoot Alice by Jan Porter
Barefoot Alice
Author: Jan Porter
Blood Mark by JP McLean
Blood Mark
Author: JP McLean
Calling Mr. Nelson Pugh by Christopher Opyr
Calling Mr. Nelson Pugh
Author: Christopher Opyr
Callisto 2.0 by Susan English
Callisto 2.0
Author: Susan English
Chokecherry Girl by Barbara Meyer Link
Chokecherry Girl
Author: Barbara Meyer Link
Citrus by Tabitha Kumwembe
Citrus
Author: Tabitha Kumwembe
Deficiency by S.C. Eston
Deficiency
Author: S.C. Eston
Fatal Shadow by Noel Coughlan
Fatal Shadow
Author: Noel Coughlan
First Magyc by Nicole Dragonbeck
First Magyc
Author: Nicole Dragonbeck
Floating Underwater by Tracy Shawn
Floating Underwater
Author: Tracy Shawn
Grace and Serenity by Annalisa Crawford
Grace and Serenity
Author: Annalisa Crawford
Grocery Girl by Virginia'dele Smith
Grocery Girl
Author: Virginia'dele Smith
Head Hunted by John Poulton
Head Hunted
Author: John Poulton
Hell Holes 4: A Slave's Revenge by Donald Firesmith
Hell Holes 4: A Slave's Revenge
Author: Donald Firesmith
Hey Jude by Kathleen Stone
Hey Jude
Author: Kathleen Stone
Hot Air by Charlie Suisman
Hot Air
Author: Charlie Suisman
Intersection Thirteen by Matthew Buscemi
Intersection Thirteen
Author: Matthew Buscemi
Into the Macrocosm by Konn Lavery
Into the Macrocosm
Author: Konn Lavery
Kill Crime by Mike Slavin
Kill Crime
Author: Mike Slavin
Landscape of a Marriage by Gail Ward Olmsted
Landscape of a Marriage
Author: Gail Ward Olmsted
Last Star Standing by Spaulding Taylor
Last Star Standing
Author: Spaulding Taylor
Monsters at Dusk by Kyle A. Massa
Monsters at Dusk
Author: Kyle A. Massa
Oh Daddy Chronicles by Barry Robbins
Oh Daddy Chronicles
Author: Barry Robbins
Pulse by B.A. Bellec
Pulse
Author: B.A. Bellec
Quiet City by Philip Davison
Quiet City
Author: Philip Davison
Running Behind Time by Jan Turk Petrie
Running Behind Time
Author: Jan Turk Petrie
Scepter of Flint by N L Holmes
Scepter of Flint
Author: N L Holmes
Sentinals Awaken by Helen Garraway
Sentinals Awaken
Author: Helen Garraway
SIDELINED: The Contract by Bianca Williams
SIDELINED: The Contract
Author: Bianca Williams
Sin Eater by Amanda Denham
Sin Eater
Author: Amanda Denham
Skiathos by Boris L. Slocum
Skiathos
Author: Boris L. Slocum
Song of the Nile by Hannah Fielding
Song of the Nile
Author: Hannah Fielding
Soul Seeker by Kaylin McFarren
Soul Seeker
Author: Kaylin McFarren
Spirits of the Ice Forest by Max Davine
Spirits of the Ice Forest
Author: Max Davine
Story of My Life by Valerie Baeza
Story of My Life
Author: Valerie Baeza
The Algorithm by William Knight
The Algorithm
Author: William Knight
The Archer’s Thread by Noel Zamot
The Archer’s Thread
Author: Noel Zamot
The Beauty of Fragile Things  by Emma Hartley
The Beauty of Fragile Things
Author: Emma Hartley
The Broda Salt Cabin by A H Nedani
The Broda Salt Cabin
Author: A H Nedani
The Chair Man by Alex Pearl
The Chair Man
Author: Alex Pearl
The Clovis Dig by Teri Fink
The Clovis Dig
Author: Teri Fink
The Coldness of Objects by Panayotis Cacoyannis
The Coldness of Objects
Author: Panayotis Cacoyannis
The Crocodile Makes No Sound by N L Holmes
The Crocodile Makes No Sound
Author: N L Holmes
The Great Migration by Steve Ramirez
The Great Migration
Author: Steve Ramirez
The Highland Thistle by K J Fay
The Highland Thistle
Author: K J Fay
The House on the Lake by Holly Hill Mangin
The House on the Lake
Author: Holly Hill Mangin
The Judgement of Troot by Adam E Bradbury
The Judgement of Troot
Author: Adam E Bradbury
The Poison Keeper by Deborah Swift
The Poison Keeper
Author: Deborah Swift
The Refusal by Eve M Riley
The Refusal
Author: Eve M Riley
The Strange Woman, Stephanie Shields by Stephanie Shields
The Strange Woman, Stephanie Shields
Author: Stephanie Shields
The Swiss Mishap by Amey Zeigler
The Swiss Mishap
Author: Amey Zeigler
The Weight of Salt by Sandra Montanino
The Weight of Salt
Author: Sandra Montanino
The Zoo by Andrew Phelps
The Zoo
Author: Andrew Phelps
To Kill A Conman by Kevin Berry
To Kill A Conman
Author: Kevin Berry
Traffic: A Ronnie Lake Mystery by Niki Danforth
Traffic: A Ronnie Lake Mystery
Author: Niki Danforth
Valentine to Faith by Victoria Foyt
Valentine to Faith
Author: Victoria Foyt
Vile, Keith Crawford by Keith Crawford
Vile, Keith Crawford
Author: Keith Crawford
Welcome to the Swamp by Swampy Don
Welcome to the Swamp
Author: Swampy Don
Illustrator: Tim Doyle
What Death Taught Terrence by Derek McFadden
What Death Taught Terrence
Author: Derek McFadden
Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mystery by Byron TD Smith
Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mystery
Author: Byron TD Smith
Yes, And by Cindy Gunderson
Yes, And
Author: Cindy Gunderson

DISPLACED: a memoir by Esther Wiebe
DISPLACED: a memoir
Author: Esther Wiebe
Face: A Memoir by Marcia Meier
Face: A Memoir
Author: Marcia Meier
It Never Took: A Memoir by Terrah Hancock
It Never Took: A Memoir
Author: Terrah Hancock
Moment by Robert Abad
Moment
Author: Robert Abad
No Match For Her by Travis Lee Hicks
No Match For Her
Author: Travis Lee Hicks
Playing Soldier by F. Scott Service
Playing Soldier
Author: F. Scott Service
Raising Taylor, Finding Superwoman by Sharon Taylor-Harris
Raising Taylor, Finding Superwoman
Author: Sharon Taylor-Harris
The Bee Gees in the 1960s: Decades by Andrew Môn Hughes, Grant Walters, Mark Crohan
The Bee Gees in the 1960s: Decades
Author: Andrew Môn Hughes, Grant Walters, Mark Crohan
The Get Productive Grid by Magdalena Bak-Maier
The Get Productive Grid
Author: Magdalena Bak-Maier
The Kingdom I Came to Love by Fernando G. Ting
The Kingdom I Came to Love
Author: Fernando G. Ting
The Mother of All Dilemmas by Kathleen Guthrie Woods
The Mother of All Dilemmas
Author: Kathleen Guthrie Woods
Those Darn Stripes by Tyrel Nelson
Those Darn Stripes
Author: Tyrel Nelson
Thriving After Sexual Abuse by Denise Bossarte
Thriving After Sexual Abuse
Author: Denise Bossarte
White Knuckle by Steven Bruce
White Knuckle
Author: Steven Bruce
Why Baseball Is a Sport and Golf Is Not by Aaron S Bayley, Luigi Di Serio
Why Baseball Is a Sport and Golf Is Not
Author: Aaron S Bayley, Luigi Di Serio
You've Got Some Nerve by Derryen Plante
You've Got Some Nerve
Author: Derryen Plante
Your Next Big Idea by Samuel Sanders
Your Next Big Idea
Author: Samuel Sanders

Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy by Paula Berinstein
Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy
Author: Paula Berinstein
Performed by: Allan Corduner
Can Dreams Come True? by Krysten Lindsay Hager
Can Dreams Come True?
Author: Krysten Lindsay Hager
Performed by: Nicole Blessing
Enemy of the Gods by C. Hofsetz
Enemy of the Gods
Author: C. Hofsetz
Performed by: Alfred Tam
Runaway Rescue by Niki Danforth
Runaway Rescue
Author: Niki Danforth
Performed by: Erin Parker
Sister's Surprise (Slog the Winged Frog Book 1) by Javelin Jaaziel
Sister's Surprise (Slog the Winged Frog Book 1)
Author: Javelin Jaaziel
Performed by: Francesca Ling
The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars: Sheena Meyer by L. B. Anne
The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars: Sheena Meyer
Author: L. B. Anne
Performed by: Alaura Howery
The Pumpkin Master by Mark Milbrath
The Pumpkin Master
Author: Mark Milbrath
Performed by: Livia Zita

All You Need Is Love (and a big handbag) by Julie Hodgson
All You Need Is Love (and a big handbag)
Author: Julie Hodgson
Performed by: Erica Hazelton
Crimson Arrows: A Bowhunting Odyssey by Eyad Yehyawi
Crimson Arrows: A Bowhunting Odyssey
Author: Eyad Yehyawi
Performed by: Richard Fish
Fries & Alibis: Paranormal Cozy Mystery: Mitzy Moon Mysteries Series, Book 1 by Trixie Silvertale
Fries & Alibis: Paranormal Cozy Mystery: Mitzy Moon Mysteries Series, Book 1
Author: Trixie Silvertale
Performed by: Coleen Marlo
Judgment: Seed, Book 1 by Joshua David
Judgment: Seed, Book 1
Author: Joshua David
Performed by: Kathleen David and Joshua David
My Memory Told Me a Secret by Jeremy C. Bradley-Silverio Donato
My Memory Told Me a Secret
Author: Jeremy C. Bradley-Silverio Donato
Performed by: Matthew Lyon
Susan: A Jane Austen Prequel by Alice McVeigh
Susan: A Jane Austen Prequel
Author: Alice McVeigh
Performed by: Heather Tracy
The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People by Deborah Stone
The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People
Author: Deborah Stone
Performed by: Maggie Ollerenshaw
The Hostage of Glenorchy by Kristin Gleeson
The Hostage of Glenorchy
Author: Kristin Gleeson
Performed by: Linda McDade
The Other Side of Friendship by David Grant
The Other Side of Friendship
Author: David Grant
Performed by: Adam Gold
Unethical: A Psychological Thriller by Marla L. Anderson
Unethical: A Psychological Thriller
Author: Marla L. Anderson
Performed by: Tara Langella
Utterly Explosive by Pauline Manders
Utterly Explosive
Author: Pauline Manders
Performed by: Andy Deane
What Death Taught Terrence by Derek McFadden
What Death Taught Terrence
Author: Derek McFadden
Performed by: B.J. Harrison
When Your Life Depends on It by Brad Borkan, David Hirzel
When Your Life Depends on It
Author: Brad Borkan, David Hirzel
Performed by: Dennis Kleinman

Cruel Summer by Bernard Jan
Cruel Summer
Author: Bernard Jan
Cover Designer: Dean Cole
Do You See the Giant? by Srividhya Lakshmanan
Do You See the Giant?
Author: Srividhya Lakshmanan
Cover Designer: Akansha Krishnan
Little Wade and Watchtower: Abigail and the Great Gang Trap by Sean March
Little Wade and Watchtower: Abigail and the Great Gang Trap
Author: Sean March
Cover Designer: Joe Ruiz
Magic of the Mortokai by D G Palmer
Magic of the Mortokai
Author: D G Palmer
Cover Designer: Polar Engine
Octavia Bloom and the Missing Key by  Estelle Grace Tudor
Octavia Bloom and the Missing Key
Author: Estelle Grace Tudor
Cover Designer: 100 Covers
Prickle the Puffer Fish by Gloria Barnett
Prickle the Puffer Fish
Author: Gloria Barnett
Cover Designer: Pam Clubb
Rory, Quest for the Northern Lights by Sarah Cullen, Carmen Ellis
Rory, Quest for the Northern Lights
Author: Sarah Cullen, Carmen Ellis
Cover Designer: Zuzana Svobodova
Space Toads on the Moon by S M J Rigstad
Space Toads on the Moon
Author: S M J Rigstad
Cover Designer: Luz Ferro
Spell Mason by Alex C. Vick
Spell Mason
Author: Alex C. Vick
Cover Designer: Christian Bentulan
Spinner by Michael J. Bowler
Spinner
Author: Michael J. Bowler
Cover Designer: Streetlight Graphics
Taro by Blue Spruell
Taro
Author: Blue Spruell
Cover Designer: Miya Outlaw
Tea O’Clock by Atticus Ryder
Tea O’Clock
Author: Atticus Ryder
Tell Me Another Story Dad by Julie Hodgson
Tell Me Another Story Dad
Author: Julie Hodgson
Cover Designer: Irene Czusz
The Adventurers and the Continental Chase by Jemma Hatt
The Adventurers and the Continental Chase
Author: Jemma Hatt
Cover Designer: Andrew Smith
The Adventures of Bentley Hippo by Argyro Graphy
The Adventures of Bentley Hippo
Author: Argyro Graphy
Cover Designer: Michael Reyes
The Lovely Haze of Baby Days by Lindsay Kellar-Madsen
The Lovely Haze of Baby Days
Author: Lindsay Kellar-Madsen
Cover Designer: Mie Frey Damgaard
The Sigil Masters by Rick Duffy
The Sigil Masters
Author: Rick Duffy
Cover Designer: Damonza
The World Beyond the Walls by Jean Gill
The World Beyond the Walls
Author: Jean Gill
Cover Designer: Jessica Bell
The Young Adult’s Collection of Short Scary Stories by Michael Ross
The Young Adult’s Collection of Short Scary Stories
Author: Michael Ross
Cover Designer: Magdalena Adić
Through the Gate by Kay Jordan
Through the Gate
Author: Kay Jordan
Cover Designer: Fresh Design
Trouble at the Monster Zoo by Kristina Rowlands
Trouble at the Monster Zoo
Author: Kristina Rowlands
Cover Designer: Mia Lloyd
When The Sky Roars by Katie Weaver
When The Sky Roars
Author: Katie Weaver
Cover Designer: Katie Weaver

 Playing Soldier by F. Scott Service
Playing Soldier
Author: F. Scott Service
Cover Designer: F. Scott Service
Awakening the Gods by Kristin Gleeson
Awakening the Gods
Author: Kristin Gleeson
Cover Designer: Jane Dixon Smith
Barefoot Alice by Jan Porter
Barefoot Alice
Author: Jan Porter
Cover Designer: Rebecacovers
Deficiency by S C Eston
Deficiency
Author: S C Eston
Cover Designer: James T. Egan
Ever Rest, Roz Morris by Roz Morris
Ever Rest, Roz Morris
Author: Roz Morris
Cover Designer: Roz Morris
Fall of Two by Dixon Reuel
Fall of Two
Author: Dixon Reuel
Cover Designer: Natasha MacKenzie
From Steam to Salt by McKenzie Austin
From Steam to Salt
Author: McKenzie Austin
Cover Designer: Biserka Design
Glamorous by Denise Bossarte
Glamorous
Author: Denise Bossarte
Cover Designer: Bob2412 Book Cover Designs
Haunting in Old Tailem by Janice Tremayne
Haunting in Old Tailem
Author: Janice Tremayne
Cover Designer: Momir Borocki
Hell Holes by Donald Firesmith
Hell Holes
Author: Donald Firesmith
Cover Designer: Ellie Kay Bockert Augsburger
Hope in Liverpool by T N Traynor
Hope in Liverpool
Author: T N Traynor
Cover Designer: Maria Pagtalunan
How Icasia Bloom Touched Happiness by Jessica Bell
How Icasia Bloom Touched Happiness
Author: Jessica Bell
Cover Designer: Jessica Bell
Landscape of a Marriage by Gail Ward Olmsted
Landscape of a Marriage
Author: Gail Ward Olmsted
Cover Designer: David King
Love Among the Recipes by Carol M. Cram
Love Among the Recipes
Author: Carol M. Cram
Cover Designer: Bailey McGinn
Night Goddess by Araya Evermore
Night Goddess
Author: Araya Evermore
Cover Designer: Deranged Doctor Design
Only Sofia-Elisabete,  by Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi
Only Sofia-Elisabete,
Author: Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi
Cover Designer: Bruno Vergauwen
Ripley of Valor by Thoren Syndergaard
Ripley of Valor
Author: Thoren Syndergaard
Searching For Gatsby by Niki Danforth
Searching For Gatsby
Author: Niki Danforth
Sentinals Awaken by Helen Garraway
Sentinals Awaken
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Cover Designer: Jeff Brown Graphics
The Lost Valor of Love by E A Carter
The Lost Valor of Love
Author: E A Carter
Cover Designer: Debbie O'Byrne
The Strange Woman by Stephanie Shields
The Strange Woman
Author: Stephanie Shields
The Treasure of Lor-Rev by Bryan Asher
The Treasure of Lor-Rev
Author: Bryan Asher
Thriving After Sexual Abuse by Denise Bossarte
Thriving After Sexual Abuse
Author: Denise Bossarte
Cover Designer: Zelena
Throttle Up by John P Dentico
Throttle Up
Author: John P Dentico
Cover Designer: Todd Engel
Unfettered Journey by Gary F. Bengier
Unfettered Journey
Author: Gary F. Bengier
Woman,  by V P Evans
Woman,
Author: V P Evans
Your Next Big Idea by Samuel Sanders
Your Next Big Idea
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A Cross for Two Graves by  Alan R.M. Thrush
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A Cross for Two Graves
Author: Alan R.M. Thrush
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A Night at The King's Inn
Author: Alec Arbogast
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Beyond the Pale
Author: Matthew Turner
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Big Little Voice Colours the Grey
Author: Maria Vaciago
Brilliant White Peaks by Teng Rong
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Brilliant White Peaks
Author: Teng Rong
Dogs DO Look Like You! by Victoria Smith
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Dogs DO Look Like You!
Author: Victoria Smith
Illustrator: Sketchy La Rue
Dreadmarrow, Thief, The Conjurer Fellstone (AUDIOBOOK) by Marjory Kaptanoglu
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Dreadmarrow, Thief, The Conjurer Fellstone (AUDIOBOOK)
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Magic in Windowland
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Oil and Dust
Author: Jami Fairleigh
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Pengwee's Breath
Author: Debbie Nutley
Illustrator: Alexandra Rusu
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The First Unibear
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The Last Roman: Exile
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The Rainbow Boat
Author: Helene Ferreira
The Reluctant Hero by Pam Baddeley
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The Reluctant Hero
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The Treasure of Lor-Rev by Bryan Asher
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The Treasure of Lor-Rev
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Trouble at the Monster Zoo
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Unicorns Rule
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