Kids on Fire BargainAlert: The Derivatives Of Displacement Series Is Ideal For STEM-Inclined Tweens

Jennifer Ellis’ Derivatives of Displacement is an ideal series for tweens who love mystery, fantasy as magic, but are also fascinated by science, nature and cutting-edge theories of physics like parallel universes and time travel. The first two books in the series are very highly-rated and the third is set for release this week. Better … Read more

Kids on Fire: Magical Espionage Thrillers for Tweens In The Apothecary Trilogy

The bestselling and very highly rated Apothecary trilogy is perfect for kids in grades 5-9 who are post-Potter, done with dystopian, and whose interest in vampires and werewolves has waned. This series offers a heady mix of historical fiction, espionage thriller and fantasy. The Apothecary (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $7.99) It’s 1952 and the … Read more

Kids on Fire: Future Diary is a Manga Thriller Series For Teens

Publisher’s Weekly has this to say about the bestselling and highly-rated Future Diary series: “Future Diary, like Battle Royale and Gantz before it, belongs to the forced-fight-to-the-death subgenre of manga, full of capricious puppet masters and bloodthirsty school girls. Yukiteru is a sweet-natured loner who spends most of his time with his cellphone diary and … Read more

Kids on Fire: The Grimm Chronicles YA Series

The bestselling and highly-rated Grimm Chronicles YA series posits a world where the stories from the Brothers Grimm weren’t just fairy tales, and the characters within them live, breathe, and scheme against the backdrop of today’s world. All four books in the series are rated 4.5/5 stars, and none are priced higher than $3.99. The … Read more

Kids on Fire – Stung & Cured: Future Dystopia For Tweens

Why should the Young Adult market get all the dystopian science fiction? Bethany Wiggins’ Stung series is for grades 8 and up. Stung (4/5 stars, currently priced at $6.15) Fiona doesn’t remember going to sleep. But when she opens her eyes, she discovers her entire world has been altered—her house is abandoned and broken, and … Read more

Author Spotlight: The Mythological Fantasies of Joanne M. Harris

Joanne M. Harris is best known for Chocolat, her bestselling novel that was turned into an equally successful and award-winning film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. But there’s a whole other world of Harris’ work, rooted not in romance but in legend and mythology. One of those books is featured among today’s Kindle Daily … Read more