Happy Release Day to Uncertain Summer in Paperback!

One year ago we welcomed Uncertain Summer by Jessica Lee Anderson into the world. And now, today, we welcome the paperback version of Uncertain Summer!     For decades, something has lurked in the swampy lakes of East Texas. When a TV show offers a million dollars to the person that can provide conclusive proof of the creature, Everdil, her brother, and two friends form a team to snap a picture of Bigfoot. But tracking…

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Des[s]erted Reads: The Apothecary by Maile Meloy

Des[s]erted Reads is a monthly blog feature here at CBAY Books where we highlight an unread book on our bookshelf and pair it with a dessert recipe! This month we’re highlighting The Apothecary by Maile Meloy. The Apothecary by Malie Meloy October 2011, Penguin (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) Time spent unread on bookshelf: 7.5 years It’s 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary…

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Happy Book Birthday to ROYAL TROUBLE, SINISTER REGENT!

Today is the official release day of Royal Trouble, Sinister Regent by Hope Erica Schultz! We’re so excited to see this book out in the world and it’s already getting some great reviews! It can be purchased via IPG, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.   On the islands of Waveborn, four friends must discover who is trying to take over their kingdoms in this charming tale set in a world unlike our own. Princess Jes…

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Spooky CBAY Reads for Halloween!

With September quickly coming to a close it can only mean one thing: time to get in the Halloween spirit and treat yourself to some new spooky stories! We have quite a few to choose from here at CBAY, including two new short story ebooks that are now available for pre-order!   Bubbles and Smush: Trick or Treats by Kath Boyd Marsh Bubbles and Smush are two medium sized monsters living in the river near…

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Uncertain Summer Release Party

  Bigfoot enthusiasts from across Texas flocked to BookPeople in Austin this past weekend to celebrate the release of acclaimed author Jessica Lee Anderson’s new middle grade novel Uncertain Summer. The story takes place in Uncertain, Texas (which is an actual town!) and follows a group of four kids who set out on a mission to find the illusive Bigfoot.   Joining a discussion with Jessica was our own CBAY publisher Madeline Smoot. We recently…

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