The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs

10 best books like The Nine Lives of Jacob Tibbs (Cylin Busby): Winterhouse, NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society, Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, The Last, The Familiars, Winter Turning, Remarkable, The Exile's Journey, Darkest Night, River of Fire

AuthorBen Guterson
An enchanting urban fantasy middle-grade debut―the first book in a trilogy―set in a magical hotel full of secrets.

Orphan Elizabeth Somers’s malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off to the ominous Winterhouse Hotel, owned by the peculiar Norbridge Falls. Upon arrival, Elizabeth quickly...
NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society
AuthorMichael Buckley
A group of unpopular students are part of a spy network inside their school. With the help of cutting-edge science, their nerdy qualities are enhanced and transformed into incredible abilities. They battle the Hyena, a former junior beauty pageant contestant turned assassin, and an array of James...
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
AuthorDusti Bowling
Aven Green loves to tell people that she lost her arms in an alligator wrestling match, or a wildfire in Tanzania, but the truth is she was born without them. And when her parents take a job running Stagecoach Pass, a rundown western theme park in Arizona, Aven moves with them across the country knowing...
The Last
AuthorKatherine Applegate
Byx is the youngest member of her dairne pack. Believed to possess remarkable abilities, her mythical doglike species has been hunted to near extinction in the war-torn kingdom of Nedarra.

After her pack is hunted down and killed, Byx fears she may be the last of her species. The Endling. So...
The Familiars
AuthorAdam Jay Epstein
Is the kingdom's fate in the hands of an orphan cat? Running fast to save his life, Aldwyn ducks into an unusual pet store. Moments later Jack, a young wizard in training, comes in to choose a magical animal to be his familiar. Jack thinks his birthday pet is magical, and Aldwyn plays along.

He just...
Winter Turning
AuthorTui T. Sutherland
Daring mission... or deadly mistake?

Winter has been a disappointment to his royal IceWing family his whole life. When his sister, Icicle, runs away from Jade Mountain Academy, fleeing terrible crimes and possibly planning to commit more, Winter knows that they both need a second chance...
AuthorLizzie K. Foley
A wonderfully whimsical debut that proves ordinary people can do extraordinary things

In the mountain town of Remarkable, everyone is extraordinarily talented, extraordinarily gifted, or just plain extraordinary. Everyone, that is, except Jane Doe, the most average ten-year-old who...
The Exile's Journey
AuthorErin Hunter
A loyal dog must make her way alone in this gripping fifth book in the second Survivors series.

From Erin Hunter, #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors, Survivors is full of “wild and wonderful adventure” (Kirkus Reviews; starred review) that will thrill fans of Spirit Animals...
Darkest Night
AuthorErin Hunter
SkyClan has returned to its rightful place among the other four warrior Clans, hoping to find a new territory to call home. But not every cat is convinced that this is where SkyClan belongs—and the fate of all five warrior Clans remains uncertain.

Full of epic adventure and thrilling intrigue,...
River of Fire
AuthorErin Hunter
A shadow has fallen across the warrior Clans.

The return of the long-lost SkyClan has ushered in a time of unprecedented change and upheaval, and one of the proudest warrior Clans is no more. ShadowClan has given up its territory. Its remaining warriors have joined SkyClan, and its former leader,...
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