|Middle-school student Maya Andersen and her family move to Oregon, where the residents of the apartment building next to them have magical powers and the basement is a portal to other worlds. Maya and her secret alien companion, Rimi, must use the portal to track down aliens who have snatched Rimi from her home planet in an attempt to rule the universe.|
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When Maya Andersen and her family moved to Spores Ferry, Oregon, they didnÕt know thereÕd be magic right next door. Their new neighbors in the Janus House Apartments all have unusual powers, and the basement is a Grand Central Station to other worlds. Maya and her alien companion, Rimi, are learning how to live together and how to keep their secretÑwhich becomes a lot harder as they help the Janus Housers track down the Krithi, the race who snatched Rimi from her home planet in an attempt to rule the universe.