I about to complete the keeper of the lost cities series. I am so excited to dive into some new middle grade series! Here is one that is high on my list!
Seth is a kitchen boy at the remote Last Chance Hotel. His father has long ago left, leaving him imprisoned until he is old enough to set out on his own. If there’s any hope he has, it’s to be the greatest chef that ever lived… just like his father.
One night, a band of magicians begin to arrive to participate in a secret meeting — a Prospect Selection Procedure to determine the most talented magicians in the world, judged by their leader Dr. Thallonius. Seth has one task: to make Dr. Thallonius the greatest dessert he’s ever tasted. Then, maybe he will help Seth find a way to freedom.
But when the doors to the private meeting open, and Dr. Thallonius lay dead on the floor, the group blames the dessert, which means that it’s Seth who will pay the price. But Seth knows he’s innocent, and only has so much time to eliminate each suspect and prove his innocence.
- Print Length: 336 pages
- Publisher: Chicken House (May 28, 2019)
- Publication Date: May 28, 2019
- Sold by: Scholastic Trade Publisher
Let me know if this middle grade series is on your series to start list!!
Later book lovers!