AT YOUR SERVICE
Simon & Schuster/Aladdin M!X
Published August 26, 2014
Paperback ISBN 9781481402835
ebook ASIN: BOOIBHSBUO 

Recommended ages: 8-13

 

 

Chloe Turner has pretty much the BEST life. She gets to live in the super fancy Hotel St. Michele, New York City is her home town and her dad Mitchell Turner, concierge extraordinaire, is teaching her all the secrets of the business so she can follow in his footsteps. After helping him out with a particularly difficult kid client, Chloe is appointed the official junior concierge tending to the hotel’s smallest, though sometimes most demanding, guests.

Her new position comes with tons of perks like cupcake parties, backstage passes to concerts, and even private fittings with the hippest clothing designers. But Chloe hasn’t faced her toughest challenge yet. When three young royals, (including a real-life PRINCE!) come to stay, Chloe’s determined to prove once and for all just how good she is at her job. But the trip is a disaster, especially when the youngest disappears. Now it’s up to Chloe to save the day. Can she find the missing princess before it becomes international news?

 

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YOU'RE INVITED 

Simon & Schuster/Aladdin M!X

Published May 19, 2015

Hardcover ISBN: 9781481431972

Paperback ISBN: 9781481431965

ebook ASIN: B00O65ZXEI

Recommended ages: 8-13

  

Four best friends start a party-planning business in this fresh, funny tween novel from the authors of At Your Service and Breaking the Ice.

Twelve-year-old Sadie loves helping her mom with her wedding planning business, and with Sadie’s mad organizational skills, she’s a natural! That’s why it’s so devastating when her mother “fires” her after a Little Mermaid–themed wedding goes awry.

Enter Sadie’s best friends: sporty Vi, ace student Lauren, and boy-crazy Becca. The girls decide that in order to get Sadie’s mom to reconsider, they have to make her see how amazing Sadie is at party planning. Except no one’s gonna hire a twelve-year-old to plan a wedding. A birthday party, though? Definite possibility.

Before long, RSVP—your one-stop shop for the most creative parties in town—is born. Of course, Sadie can’t wait to prove herself to her mom, but the other girls also have their reasons for enlisting: Vi has her eye on the perfect gift for her hardworking dad, and Becca’s all aflush at the thought of connecting with Ryan, the new Irish cutie in town. And though Lauren thinks she’s too busy with summer studies to “officially” join, she’s willing to help out in any way she can.

But in this particular party-planning business, nothing goes according to plan! Sadie’s mom is a perpetual no-show, Vi’s archrival is dead set on ruining her summer, Becca can’t seem to get Ryan to glance in her direction, and Lauren keeps choosing studying over her friends. Is the girls’ friendship strong enough to survive a business? Or does RSVP spell the end of these BFFs?

 

 

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YOU'RE INVITED TOO 

Simon & Schuster/Aladdin M!X

Published February 16, 2016

Hardcover ISBN: 9781481432009

Paperback ISBN 9781481431996

Recommended ages: 8-13 ​

 

Sadie, Vi, Lauren, and Becca are back and this time they're trying to balance the demands of a new school year with their fledgling event planning business, a demanding new client, a jealous classmate, and, of course, even more zany parties. 

 

 

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THE SLEEPOVER

 

Simon & Schuster/Aladdin M!X

Published May 17, 2016

Hardcover ISBN: 1-4814-526-4

Ebook ISBN: 1-4814-5262-2

Recommended ages: 8-13 ​

 

 

In this tween version of the movie The Hangover, Meghan, Paige, and Anna Marie are super excited for the Best. Night. Ever. The sleepover they’re planning can be nothing short of EPIC. There will be junk food, there will be crazy-scary horror movies, and there will be karaoke smack-downs. Not even the last minute addition of Anna Marie’s socially awkward, soon-to-be-stepsister Veronica can dampen their spirits.

 

But nothing prepares them for the scene that greets them when they awaken the next morning: the basement is a mega disaster zone, Meghan’s left eyebrow has been shaved off, her “pillow” is the prized-possession hoodie of the class rebel who lives next door, and- heavenly heckweasels!- what is the deal with the slew of tiny ducklings in the bathtub!?

 

Worst of all, Anna Marie is missing. As in completely and totally gone-zo. Now the remaining girls have to piece together what exactly happened the night before, in the hopes it will lead them to their missing friend before the parents arrive for pick-ups. If she’s not waiting safe and sound when that doorbell rings, heads will roll and their social life as they know it will cease to exist. Trouble is, none of them can remember anything of the prior evening past that hypnotism trick performed by the two-bit magician Veronica arranged in an effort to impress the other girls.

 

The clock is ticking, the clues are weird and weirder, and one thing is certain: last night got a lot wilder than karaoke and make-your-own-sunde

 

 

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BEST. NIGHT. EVER.

Simon & Schuster/Aladdin

Edited by: Jen Malone

Written by: Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Jen Malone, and Dee Romito 

Published August 15, 2017

Hardcover ISBN: 978-1481486606

Ebook ISBN: B01M1B7EYY

Recommended ages: 8-13

 

Love Actually meets Adventures in Babysitting in this hilarious novel written by seven authors about seven classmates who are preparing for a crazy night at their middle school dance.

Lynnfield Middle School is prepped and ready for a dance to remember, including an awesome performance from Heart Grenade, the all-girl band who recently won a Battle of the Bands contest. Seven classmates—Carmen, Genevieve, Tess, Ryan, Ellie, Ashlyn, and Jade—intend to make the most of the night…or at least the five of them who are able to attend do. The other two would sacrifice almost anything to be there.

One thing’s for sure—this entire crew is in for one epic night! Gail Nall, Dee Romito, Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, and Jen Malone have created a charming, hilarious, and relatable novel that’s perfect for anyone who can’t wait to dance the night away.A middle grade novel in the format of movies like Love, Actually, Seven Sides to Every Story is told from the perspectives of seven different, but intersecting, characters. It takes places over the course of one night and is centered around a middle school dance.

 

 

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THE ART OF THE SWAP

 

Simon & Schuster/Aladdin

by: Jen Malone and Kristine Carlson Asselin 

Published February 13, 2018

Hardcover ISBN: 978-1481478717

Ebook ISBN: tbd

Recommended ages: 8-13 ​

 

 

As the daughter of the caretaker for a mansion-turned-museum, twelve-year-old Hannah Jordan has spent nearly all her life steeped in the history of the Gilded Age of Newport, Rhode Island. The Elms, the mansion where her dad works (and they both live), is one of the most esteemed historical properties on famed Bellevue Avenue. Mysterious legends and priceless artifacts clutter every inch of the marble floors and golden walls, but Hannah is most drawn to the reproduction portrait of Maggie Dunlap, the twelve year-old subject of a famous painting stolen in a legendary art heist on the day of its scheduled unveiling in 1905.

 

Hannah dreams of how glamorous life must have been for the young oil-heiress, Maggie, at the turn of the century, but she never expects she’ll have a chance to experience it herself… until the day a mysterious mirror allows the two girls to change places in time!

 

In 1905, Hannah races to stop the art heist from happening—something she is convinced will allow the girls to trade back to their own eras—while in current times, Maggie gets a hilarious introduction to the modern digital age and revels in the best invention of all: sweatpants. So long corsets!

 

As the hours tick off to the recorded moment of the legendary art heist, something’s not adding up. Can the girls work against time—and across it—to set things right or will their swap become a permanent trade?  

 

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