JY is Yen Press’ imprint dedicated to middle grade readers. Recently, they introduced the lead characters of their upcoming brand new series, The Weirn Books, Vol. 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods.
The story takes place in the Night Realm where supernatural beings such as shifters, vampires and weirns take to the streets assuming a human exterior. Despite these threats, school is still in session and you still have to do your homework. There are protagonists, Ailis Thornton and her cousin, Na’ya Leiburne-Thornton and their nemesis, Patricia Chow.
The series is written and illustrated by Svetlana Chmakova, who is best known for her work on Berrybrook Middle School. The Weirn Books, Vol. 1: Be Wary of the Silent Woods is available in print and digitally on June 16, 2020.