February 18, 2018

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Chronicle ARC Offer: The Clockwork Scarab, The Templetown Twins Make a Scene

Our friends from Chronicle want to put ARCs in your hands! For a limited time, SLJTeen readers are able to request ARCs of two forthcoming titles of interest to teen and middle grade readers.

The Clockwork ScarabThe Clockwork Scarab (A Stoker and Holmes Novel) by Colleen Gleason follows the adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ niece Mina and Bram Stoker’s sister Evaline as they use their wits and clever contraptions to investigate crime in Victorian steampunk London. Gleason is a NY Times bestselling author of adult books; The Clockword Scarab, her YA debut, is already getting great advance reviews. If you don’t want to wait until October to read it, click here to request an ARC. For readers grade 8 and up.

Templeton Twins Make a SceneYou may have already discovered the irascible charm of the Templeton Twins in the first book of Ellis Weiner’s new series, The Templeton Twins Have an Idea. In the second book, The Templeton Twins Make a Scene, John and Abigail Templeton are back for another adventure. The snarky Narrator recounts in his inimitable style how the twins thwart the dastardly Dean brothers in order to save Professor Templeon’s latest invention. The charming illustrations by Jeremy Holmes are icing on the cake. Get ready to stock this in October by requesting an ARC now; your middle grade readers will thank you!

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