Genre: Middle Grade

#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of The Last Rhee Witch and Murray Out of Water

#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of The Last Rhee Witch and Murray Out of Water

I’ve joined up with the IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? kid-lit edition, hosted by Unleashing Readers. This will help me get more reviews posted – I have lots of books I’ve loved lately to share with you! So, today I’m sharing reviews of two middle-grade debuts. Hope these bite-sized reviews are enough to feed your fiction addiction! This summer camp story is perfect for middle grade readers who like the thrill of imagining the […]

Posted July 1, 2024 in Reviews / 7 Comments
#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of Ghost Writers: The Haunting of Lake Lucy & Ghost Book

#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of Ghost Writers: The Haunting of Lake Lucy & Ghost Book

I’ve joined up with the IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? kid-lit edition, hosted by Unleashing Readers. This will help me get at least one or two reviews posted each week – I have lots of books I’ve loved lately to share with you! So, today I’m sharing reviews of two middle-grade fantasies. Hope these bite-sized reviews are enough to feed your fiction addiction! A spooky middle grade horror novel in verse! I’ve always thought […]

Posted June 10, 2024 in Reviews / 8 Comments
#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of Greenwild & Once There Was

#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of Greenwild & Once There Was

I’ve joined up with the IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? kid-lit edition, hosted by Unleashing Readers. This will help me get at least one or two reviews posted each week – I have lots of books I’ve loved lately to share with you! So, today I’m sharing reviews of two middle-grade fantasies. Hope these bite-sized reviews are enough to feed your fiction addiction! This is the perfect book for kids who loved Harry Potter […]

Posted May 13, 2024 in Reviews / 9 Comments
#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of The Secret Language of Birds & Not Quite a Ghost

#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of The Secret Language of Birds & Not Quite a Ghost

I’ve joined up with the IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? kid-lit edition, hosted by Unleashing Readers. This will help me get at least one or two reviews posted each week – I have lots of books I’ve loved lately to share with you! So, today I’m sharing reviews of a middle-grade contemporary and a middle-grade horror novel. Hope these bite-sized reviews are enough to feed your fiction addiction! I absolutely loved Song for a […]

Posted May 6, 2024 in Reviews / 23 Comments
#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of The Mystery of Locked Rooms & Free Period

#IMWAYR: Bite-Sized Reviews of The Mystery of Locked Rooms & Free Period

I’m going to try to be a bit more consistent with posting reviews, since I’ve been so bad about it lately. One thing that I thought might help is if I joined up with the IT’S MONDAY! WHAT ARE YOU READING? kid-lit edition, hosted by Unleashing Readers. This way, hopefully I’ll get at least one or two reviews posted each week – I have lots of books I’ve loved lately to share with you! So, today I’m […]

Posted April 29, 2024 in Reviews / 13 Comments
Cover Reveal for THE SONG OF ORPHAN’S GARDEN!!

Cover Reveal for THE SONG OF ORPHAN’S GARDEN!!

It’s finally here!! Today I’m revealing the cover and official blurb for THE SONG OF ORPHAN’S GARDEN!! This gorgeousness was illustrated by the incredibly talented Maxine Vee. The cover design (and beautiful interior design, which I can’t wait for you to see) is done by Meg Sayres. Click here to see a hi-res image of the cover and view it in all its glory! Introducing my three most important characters: Humans Lyriana and her little […]

Just Like Click by Sandy Grubb: Review & Grubb’s Top Ten Addictions

Just Like Click by Sandy Grubb: Review & Grubb’s Top Ten Addictions

Today I’m featuring JUST LIKE CLICK by Sandy Grubb, a middle grade contemporary about a kid who tries his hand at being a real live superhero (without any superpowers). Read on for my review of the book, and then make sure you also check out the author’s list of top ten addictions to find out more about her! Buy from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Bookshop.org Just Like Click will appeal to any kid who’s ever felt […]

Posted April 18, 2024 in Author Top Ten Lists, Reviews / 0 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Courtesy of Cupid, The Curse of Eelgrass Bog, Falling Short, and Dungeons and Drama

Bite-Sized Reviews of Courtesy of Cupid, The Curse of Eelgrass Bog, Falling Short, and Dungeons and Drama

Today, I’m reviewing three MG novels a YA romance. I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed your fiction addiction! Courtesy of Cupid is one of the first true middle grade romances I can remember reading (where the romance is the primary focus of the book). In fact, it reads a lot like a YA romance, except that the relationship doesn’t make it all the way to kissing by the end of the […]

Posted February 5, 2024 in Reviews / 6 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Ruptured, Enemies in the Orchard, Skandar and the Phantom Rider, Ink Girls, and The Luminaries

Bite-Sized Reviews of Ruptured, Enemies in the Orchard, Skandar and the Phantom Rider, Ink Girls, and The Luminaries

Today, I’m reviewing two MG verse novels, a MG fantasy, a MG graphic novel and a YA fantasy. I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed your fiction addiction! Ruptured is a MG verse novel that explores the fragility of life and the triumphs that come from making it through incredibly difficult situations. Claire’s mom shares some devastating news with her just before suffering an aneurysm, so Claire struggles with fears both about her […]

Posted November 17, 2023 in Reviews / 2 Comments
Bite-Sized Reviews of Between Monsters and Marvels, The Swifts, A Work in Progress, and The Land of Broken Promises.

Bite-Sized Reviews of Between Monsters and Marvels, The Swifts, A Work in Progress, and The Land of Broken Promises.

Today, I’m reviewing three YA reads and two MGs. I hope these bite-sized reviews will be enough to feed your fiction addiction! A unique middle grade fantasy with a big dose of mystery! When Dare’s father is killed, everyone says it’s a random stranger, but she doesn’t believe it. She’s sure that a monster killed him, even though monsters were supposedly eliminated completely. Dare is sent away from home, but she doesn’t stop searching for […]

Posted September 18, 2023 in Reviews / 2 Comments