YA & MG Fiction

Great reading for young adult readers and middle grade by Melissa Douthit, RJ Bucchianeri and RA Jones.

In The Raie’Chaelia, Chalice, a young girl, leads her people in a battle for their lives and their world. Along the way, we are all enchanted by the domed cities, the wise little furry creatures and the wisdom of these people whose lives are both ancient and post-modern. Read more about this first in a trilogy, plus its prequels.

In Django Jagger and The Mirror of The Moon, the first of an adventure series, death and life, courage and risk – All come together in a story of the Amazon and a boy’s determination to save his father. Read more about this book and this author.

In The Obsidian Pebble, Welsh writer RA Jones introduces us to his middle grade Artefact series. The story: Oz Chambers lives in a haunted house. His mother wants to move, but Oz believes that the old place is too full of mystery to leave. When he and his friends hear ghostly footsteps, they decide to investigate the house’s eerie reputation. But what Oz hasn’t bargained for is that he’s not alone in his quest and that solving Penwurt’s puzzles will uncover a murky secret, and the chilling realisation that nothing is quite what it seems. Read more about this book and its author.