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Adventures with Charlie Hern├índez

Here are the first two books in a new contemporary mythology-based series perfect for Rick Riordan fans, the Charlie Hernandez series by Ryan Calejo. Continue reading

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Sequels: The Jumbie God’s Revenge and Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe

Here are two great middle grade speculative fiction sequels – The Jumbie God’s Revenge by Tracey Baptiste and Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe by Carlos Hernandez – the first of which is the selection for the current round of the Generations Book Club from the Brown Bookshelf. Continue reading

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Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez. Rick Riordan Presents/Disney Hyperion, 2019. The story starts with the raw chicken in the locker.  Sal put it there, to get bully Yasmany off his case in hopes of making it … Continue reading

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Boys of Blur

Here is an intoxicating blend of Beowulf with the Everglades and football, three things that sounded incongruous but came together beautifully. Boys of Blur by N.D. Wilson. Random House, 2014. Charlie has just moved to swampy Taper, Florida (pop. 6000) … Continue reading

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