Author: Gregory Funaro


Aug 08
Watch Hollow by Gregory Funaro: Book Blast Giveaway!

Watch Hollow by Gregory Funaro: Book Blast Giveaway!

Giveaways (Ended) 12

I enjoyed Funaro’s fun fantasy Alistair Grim’s Odditorium (which I dual-reviewed with Danielle Hammelef), so when I saw this blast for his newest book, I thought I’d jump in and give you guys a chance to win it! (In fact, I just might enter this giveaway myself.  🙂 ) The description for this book had me at “a host of magical clock animals.” Yes, please! Praise for WATCH HOLLOW “Filled with clever, magical, and instantly likable characters, Funaro’s excellent, fast-paced, and twisty mystery—packed with suspense, facts, magic, and an incredible, deeply thought-out world—will leave readers eagerly awaiting the next chapter.” ―Booklist (starred review) “A well-wound tale of good versus evil.” ―Kirkus Reviews “The magically sentient house, creeping woods, and resident monster establish the story’s shivery Gothic feel, which will more than satisfy readers in search of a pleasantly scary read.” ―Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books “There is magic, there is… Read more »


Jun 13
Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro: A Dual Review with Danielle Hammelef

Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro: A Dual Review with Danielle Hammelef

Dual Reviews, Reviews 16 ★★★★

(No actual dueling—or even arm-twisting—was involved. Don’t worry, this is a dual review, not a duel review. Sorry if you’re disappointed.) Danielle Hammelef was the latest winner of my Monthly Wrap-Up Round-Up “Make Me Read It” giveaway, and she chose to make me read Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro. I read the book and then sent it along to Danielle, and we did a dual review together. Read on to see what we thought of the book… A wacky and adventurous MG romp through a magical world!  What Fed Our Addiction: DANIELLE SAYS: Grubb. This author captured an authentic middle grade voice in Grubb. I found myself caring for him immediately and cheering him on through his adventures and internal struggles. NICOLE SAYS: I agree that Grubb was a wonderfully endearing character. The beginning of the book, with his struggles as an orphan in a bad situation tug at your heartstrings and… Read more »