book review, giveaway, Something To Do

A #MGbook for Rick Riordan fans: The Storm Runner (+ a Giveaway!)

Just released from Rick Riordan’s imprint, The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes does not disappoint and lives up to the imprint name! I’m so happy to be partnering with the Disney Book Group for this amazing giveaway. The Storm Runner- The Runner Novel: Book 1 Let me start by saying that The Storm Runner hits… Read More A #MGbook for Rick Riordan fans: The Storm Runner (+ a Giveaway!)

Book Extensions, book review, Something To Do

Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Diverse Middle Reader book that dives into Hindu Mythology

I adore middle reader books that not only tell an amazing story but also shine the spotlight on a unique tradition, culture or religion. Aru Shah and the End of Time is one such diverse middle reader book! AND, if you enjoy books like Percy Jackson or Dasgupta’s Serpent Secret, then this is a series… Read More Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Diverse Middle Reader book that dives into Hindu Mythology

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An Action-Packed Middle Reader Book -Secret Scouts and the Lost Leonardo

Remember the hilarious movie, the Goonies, came out in 1985? If you recall, the movie was about a band of misfit kids from a small town who, in order to save a pair of brothers’ home, were determined to find an ancient buried pirate treasure. Even three decades later, the movie is still a winner.… Read More An Action-Packed Middle Reader Book -Secret Scouts and the Lost Leonardo

Booklists, Something To Do

Weekend Links: A Toe-tingling Middle Reader Mystery Booklist

It’s time for weekend links! This week I want to focus on middle reader books with a “air of mystery!” There are so many wonderful chapter books available these days and mysteries are perfect for reluctant readers as well. Below are some of my top picks for great books that keep youngsters engaged and wanting… Read More Weekend Links: A Toe-tingling Middle Reader Mystery Booklist

Booklists, Books

Are You a Competitive Book Reader? It’s time for BOB (Battle of the Books)

Well if you are then it’s time for BOB Battle of the Books !!! While much of the world is engaged in college basketball heaven with March Madness, School Library Journal has a bit of their own March Madness going on with Battle of the Books aka BOB to those of us in the book… Read More Are You a Competitive Book Reader? It’s time for BOB (Battle of the Books)

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The Girl from Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson Book Review and GIVEAWAY!

{Guest post from Hannah Rials} The Girl from Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson Abbie Force has a mission: solve the mystery of her father’s accident and alleged theft. Since he has been in a coma for nine months and cannot defend himself, it is Abbie’s job to put the pieces together. Her life has been… Read More The Girl from Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson Book Review and GIVEAWAY!

Celebrations, Middle Reader Books

Wisdom Tales Press Wins 12 Midwest Book Awards!

Cheers to our friends at Wisdom Tales Press! Editor President of Wisdom Tales Press, Mary-Kathryne Steele shared with us that Wisdom Tales recently  won 12 medals, including 4 gold medals, at the MIPA (Midwest Independent Publishers Assoc) awards ceremony in St Paul, MN. Congratulations to all! MIDWEST BOOK AWARDS MEDAL WINNERS  Children’s Fiction Custer’s Last… Read More Wisdom Tales Press Wins 12 Midwest Book Awards!