In an effort to introduce you to new MG authors, the Middle Grade Mafia is proud to bring you Jasmine Richards and her upcoming fantasy book, SECRETS OF VALHALLA (Harper Collins, January 2016). The cover is beautiful, vibrant and will capture readers’ attention. We can’t wait to read what’s inside. …

Eleven-year old Cornelia is about to make a remarkable discovery. Words can open up doors to the world or just as easily shut it out. It all depends on how you use them! Cornelia is the daughter of two world-famous concert pianists. She feels ignored by her mother who is …

In THE LUCK UGLIES, FORK-TONGUE CHARMERS, the story picks up a few months after Rye O’Chanter and Harmless, her Luck Ugly father, have stopped the Bog Noblins from destroying the Village Drowning. This time around, the O’Chanter family have been declared outlaws and must flee to the Isle of Pest. The …

I was browsing a local bookstore, looking for some fun books for my middle-grader to read over the summer and saw the SPY SCHOOL series by Stuart Gibbs. I read a bit and was hooked. That is when I knew I had to reach out to him. Luck for us …

What’s not to love about a middle-grade book set in an abandoned insane asylum? Eleven-year old Anastasia finds herself unexpectedly in St. Agony’s asylum after two spinsters who claim to be her “Aunts” arrive with dreadful news—her parents are dead. But more dreadful news follows. The asylum is on grounds …