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cursed carnival

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents ten new stories–including one of his own–about beloved heroes that sprang from the imaginations of some of the best middle grade authors working today.

“I hope you enjoy your trip through the multiverse mansion as much as I did. The real danger is that once you start exploring all the wonders herein, you may want to stay forever.”–Rick Riordan

A cave monster . . . an abandoned demon . . . a ghost who wants to erase history . . . a killer commandant . . . These are just some of the challenges confronting the young heroes in this highly entertaining anthology.

There’s something for everyone in this collection of fast-paced and funny adventure stories that show what it takes to be a hero in any time, setting, and universe.

Out Now!

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Praise for The Cursed Carnival

With an inclusive range of contributors drawing upon their respective heritages and experiences to craft culturally    specific, gratifyingly adventurous tales, there’s a little something for everyone here, like a world tour of wonder and excitement.​” Publisher’s Weekly

“A captivating collection of stories based on world mythologies. ​” Kirkus


“This collection will appeal to any middle grade reader who loves fantasy. Each simply-told story has a similar tone with contemporary, believable dialogue and features action as the focal point. .​” School Library Connection


“The collection is cohesive, with common threads of adventure and kid-friendly humor.​”  School Library Journal

 

reclaim the stars

Edited by Zoraida Cordova, Reclaim the Stars features seventeen fantasy and science fiction short stories from leading voices in the Latin American diaspora…

Coming February 15, 2022

Fractured Path by J.C. Cervantes at Amazon
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Praise for Reclaim the Stars

There is a little something for everyone in this powerful, essential anthology. “Eterno,” J.C. Cervantes’ story of an impossible love between a human girl and a not-so-human boy” – Kirkus, Starred Review

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