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Books in The Candidates series

  • The Candies Save Christmas

    James Patterson, Andy Elkerton

    Board book (jimmy patterson, Oct. 9, 2017)
    Christmas candy characters come to life in this charming holiday board book from New York Times bestselling author James Patterson.No sugar, no fat.C'mon, take a look!The best Candies ever . . . Candies in a book!Treat yourself to the sweetest story you'll read this holiday! The Candies save Christmas when they rescue the loneliest, scraggliest little tree from the lot in a happy ending kids will beg to read again and again!Merry Christmas to allBig, medium, and small!
  • Reaction Time

    M. D. Archer

    Paperback (SWARM Publishing, Aug. 16, 2020)
    After everything that went down in Montrose, Callie is trying to move on with her life.But what does that look like?She’s standing at the edge of a post-high school abyss and she doesn’t know how to get across. And it’s hard to look forward to her future when her focus keeps getting pulled back to things happening in Montrose.Like when another student is killed.Or when five others go missing.After Callie discovers what really happened at Montrose High a month ago, the truth is revealed. And now, the people she loves are in danger.Callie has to gather her allies and face the enemy.Once and for all.Reaction Time is the thrilling final installment of the two-part series: The Candidates.
  • Exposure Point

    M. D. Archer

    Paperback (SWARM Publishing, June 14, 2020)
    I always knew my life would change after summer, but nothing could have prepared me for what happened.---Montrose is a small town where nothing ever happens, but for 17-year old Calliope Laws everything is changing. Not only is her best friend about to leave for college, she gets injured right before a big audition. Her future is on hold, but is this the future she even wants?To pass the time she takes a job at the school admin office, and with not much to do but stare out the window, she starts noticing things. Weird things. Like a late-night altercation at the new health centre. And the missing teenager who’s supposed to be dead.When she observes more and more students behaving erratically, she knows she’s right.Something strange is going on at Montrose High, and it's to do with the new health centre manager, Logan Kerry. And what about Cole, the enigmatic and mercurial volunteer? Can Callie trust him or does she have more enemies than she thought?Callie doesn't know who to turn to, but after one student collapses and another student dies, it becomes obvious that she has to do something.But in uncovering the truth will Callie put herself in danger?“…absorbing and engaging.”“…well-written, nuanced characters…”“A clever STEM-based YA read.”If you like well-rounded characters, plot twists and psychological themes, you’ll love The Candidates.Don’t miss out. Start The Candidates, an exciting two-part series, today. (#1 Exposure Point, #2 Reaction Time).