Adventure · ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Middle Grade · NetGalley

ARC Review: Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens

  Title: Alone in the Woods Author: Rebecca Behrens Pages: 320 Genre: Middle Grade, Children, Adventure Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Survival, Self-Esteem, Bravery, Friendship, Bullying Publication Date: October 1, 2020 Publisher: Sourcebooks Young Readers     Thank you to the NetGalley and Sourcebooks Young Readers for giving me the opportunity to read and review…… Continue reading ARC Review: Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Graphic Novel · Middle Grade · NetGalley · Nonfiction

ARC Review: Maurice and His Dictionary by Cary Fagan

  Title: Maurice and His Dictionary  Author: Cary Fagan Pages: 53 Genre: Nonfiction, Middle Grade, Children Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Resilience, Persistence, Positivity, Family, Education Publication Date: October 15, 2020 Publisher: Owlkids Books   Thank you to the NetGalley and Owlkids Books for giving me the opportunity to read and review an ARC of Maurice and…… Continue reading ARC Review: Maurice and His Dictionary by Cary Fagan

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · NetGalley

Book Review: The Golden Maple Tree by Marc Remus

  Title: The Golden Maple Tree Series: Magora, #2 Author: Marc Remus Pages: 251 Genre: Middle Grade, Children’s, Fantasy Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Family, Friendship, Trust, Forgiveness, Kindness Publication Date: January 14, 2016  Publisher: Misty Moon Books / Marc Remus     This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and  Misty Moon Books.…… Continue reading Book Review: The Golden Maple Tree by Marc Remus

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Contemporary · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Middle Grade · NetGalley

ARC Review: Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood

  Title: Love Like Sky Author: Leslie C. Youngblood Pages: 304 Genre: Realistic Fiction, Contemporary, Middle Grade, Children’s Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Love, Divorce, Step-siblings, Friendship, Protesting Publication Date: November 6, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion     This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and  Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Georgie’s parents are…… Continue reading ARC Review: Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood

Book Review · Children · DNF (Did Not Finish) · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Middle School

DNF: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

  Title: The Wishing Spell Series: The Land of Stories #1 Author: Chris Colfer Pages: 438 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Middle Grade Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Siblings, Quest, Working together, Determination, Friendship Publication Date: July 17, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers     Why did I choose to DNF this book? I started this children’s…… Continue reading DNF: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Middle Grade · Nonfiction · Young Adult

Book Review: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom by Rebecca L. Johnson

  Title: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone Author: Rebecca L. Johnson Pages: 88 Genre: Non-Fiction, Wildlife, Animals, Science, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Consequences, Animal Care, Research Publication Date: August 1, 2014  Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books   In this photographic account, readers can look into the effects that Chernobyl, the 1986 nuclear explosion, had and continues…… Continue reading Book Review: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom by Rebecca L. Johnson

Adventure · Book for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Grimoricon by B.D. Suever

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Grimoricon Genre: Fantasy/Middle Grade/Action/Adventure Themes: Courage, Friendship, Self-esteem, Fear, Respect, Discipline, Grief, Second Chances ~ The Good ~ Growth in protagonist Strong female characters Smooth writing style Likable and well-developed characters Clear antagonist Plot…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Grimoricon by B.D. Suever

Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Crime/Thriller/Suspense/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Horror · Middle Grade

Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Title: Small Spaces (Small Spaces, #1) Author: Katherine Arden Pages: 218 Genre: Middle Grade, Coming-of-Age, Horror, Fantasy, Adventure Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Grief, Loss, Bullying, Bravery, Courage Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers     Eleven-year-old Ollie is having trouble adjusting to life without her mom. Making and keeping friends is very difficult…… Continue reading Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub

🎃Spooky Mini-Review🎃: Down the Monster Hole by Carmela Tal Baron

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Down the Monster Hole 👻😈Also, it’s another spooky book for the month of October! 😈👻 Genre: Fantasy/Middle Grade Themes: Change, Self-discipline, Relationships ~ The Good ~ Eccentric animals/monsters Creatures added a sense of humor Setup for dream…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Mini-Review🎃: Down the Monster Hole by Carmela Tal Baron

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · NetGalley

ARC Review: Unwritten by Tara Gilboy

Pages: 200 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Fantasy/Coming-of-Age Publication Date: October 16, 2018 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Identity, Family, Forgiveness, Friendship This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley,  North Star Editions, and Jolly Fish Press. Between the glimmers she sees and her mom giving her snippets of their past life together, Gracie Freeman has always known she was different from the rest…… Continue reading ARC Review: Unwritten by Tara Gilboy