September Book Releases

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We have seven new books just for you! Make some of these (or all of them) the last of your summer reads. September’s Featured Title: I Love You More Than Coffee By Melissa Face Are you trying to balance raising a family with maintaining your own identity? Have you ever been so

August Featured Title: Helping Them

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Our August featured title is by Yashavi Upasani! At only thirteen-years-old, she’s published her first book, written for the Fairfax County Times, and has even been on the news! Helping Them is your next mysterious middle grade read— from daily lunch meet-ups and breaking into hotel rooms, this is a

August Book Releases

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Check out our new August releases just in time for the dog days of summer! Enjoy one of these titles while soaking up the last of the summer sunshine.August’s Featured Title: Helping ThemBy Yashavi UpasaniAs his life seemed to grow more boring, Mr. DeRenzo gets thrown into a plot that

July Book Releases

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A new month means new releases! Check out our July releases below and maybe find your new favorite book.July’s Featured Title: StillwaterBy Mary Jo HazardUNDER THE SURFACE, DANGER LURKS…Twelve-year-old Grace believes that all adults are trustworthy and good. So begins a coming-of-age story full of laughter and tears that takes

June Featured Title: Becca’s Feat on Feet

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“My advice to you is to find your World Marathon Challenge. Find whatever it is that you are passionate about. Dream big, take chances, and always believe in yourself. Because, when you do, anything is possible.”Our June featured title is Becca’s Feat on Feet by marathon runner Becca Pizzi!

Standing with our Black #MascotAuthors

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At Mascot Books, we believe that authors from all walks of life deserve a platform to tell their stories and make their voices heard. We champion diversity, welcome new perspectives, and encourage our authors to bring new ideas to the table.We stand in solidarity with our Black #mascotauthors, and want

The Mascot Author’s Guide to the Illustration Process

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In our holiday publishing timeline blog, we provided some ways in which authors can make the production process run smoother⁠—developing a writing timeline, deciding on the book dedication page and description, and most importantly to a children’s book author, figuring out illustration inspiration early. But what does this illustration

What Do We Look for in a Manuscript Submission?

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Sending a book to a publisher to review can be a nerve-wracking process. They’re reading your work and deciding on whether or not they can publish it. Cue the nail biting! To make submitting your book a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of things that our acquisitions team looks