Giveaway: SLIDER (US & Canada)

9780763690700

Slider (US & Canada) by: Pete Hautman Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Competitive eating vies with family expectations in a funny, heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers by National Book Award winner Pete Hautman. David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent comment in this post
John
I love the cool, fun cover--maybe it relates to the book's title!! But--ewww--the book is about competitive eating! I'm sure it'... Read More
Saturday, 12 August 2017 17:02
353 Hits
1 Comment

Giveaway: TRELL (US & Canada)

9780763692759

Trell (US & Canada) by: Dick Lehr Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: From the co-author of Black Mass comes a gripping YA novel inspired by the true story of a young man's false imprisonment for murder — and those who fought to free him....
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent comment in this post
John
The cover has a bit of a 60s vibe, and that makes sense graphic-arts-wise, 'cos the book is described as "gripping," although the ... Read More
Saturday, 12 August 2017 16:52
372 Hits
1 Comment

Press Release: Candlewick Press "Where’s Waldo?" Celebrating His 30th Anniversary on Main Streets This Summer!

WheresWaldo5







Where’s Waldo? Celebrating His 30th Anniversary on Main Streets This Summer! Indie Bookstores Drive Massive Cross-Country Campaign to Promote the “Shop Local” Message in July Somerville, MA — To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the iconic children’s book character from the Where’s Waldo? series and to continue the Find Waldo...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
272 Hits
0 Comment

Author Chat with Liz Kessler (Haunt Me)!

HauntMe



Today we're excited to chat with  Liz Kessler, author of  Haunt Me.   Read on for more about Liz and her book!       Meet Liz Kessler ! Liz Kessler is the author of three novels about Philippa Fisher as well as the NEW YORK TIMES best-selling Emily Windsnap...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
359 Hits
0 Comment

Giveaway: OF JENNY AND THE ALIENS (US & Canada)

9780763688455
Of Jenny and the Aliens (US & Canada) by: Ryan Gebhart Release Date: August 1, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: When boy meets girl meets alien, the angst of first love gets an extraterrestrial intervention in a tale both outrageously funny and full of heart. Ten years after...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
John
Beautiful cover! It looks and sounds fresh and fun!
Monday, 03 July 2017 18:22
Dianna G.
The cover is very minimalist. I can honestly say that I've never read a book summary like this one.
Monday, 03 July 2017 21:45
Aireanna Lesch
I like the cover! It's like emojis! This book sounds sorta funny. Can't wait to read it!! ... Read More
Friday, 07 July 2017 13:50
588 Hits
10 Comments

Giveaway: HAUNT ME (US & Canada)

9780763691622
Haunt Me (US & Canada) by: Liz Kessler Release Date: July 11, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Haunting and intensely romantic, Liz Kessler’s latest novel features a teen girl for whom falling in love could mean losing her heart — and maybe her life. When her family moves...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
John
I think the cover is a bit sentimental, but the book sounds like it could be interesting!
Friday, 09 June 2017 20:18
Dianna G.
The cover is beautiful; the angle really sets it apart. I love the synopsis and immediately added this to my TBR list.... Read More
Saturday, 10 June 2017 22:43
Tasha
This book sounds like I need to own it immediately!! My favorite genre is YA paranormal type stories and I have to admit that book... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 02:12
855 Hits
9 Comments

Giveaway: BONE QUEEN (US & Canada)

9780763689742
THE BONE QUEEN (US & Canada) by Alison Croggon Release Date: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book In a highly anticipated prequel to the Books of Pellinor, Alison Croggon captivates fans old and new with her ancient, legendary world of Annar. After being seduced into sorcery by...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
John
The cover is very red, and it all sounds a bit ominous!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 20:26
Susan T.
I love high fantasy so I'm totally into the description. The cover is kind of retro and a bit simple but I like it!
Sunday, 14 May 2017 21:20
Lily M.
Wow the cover is very red, stands out, ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:28
1091 Hits
15 Comments

Giveaway: THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US and Canada Only)

Giveaway: THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US and Canada Only)
THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US & Canada Only) by Michelle Knudsen Release Date: May 9, 2017 (re-release) Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book Calen, a lonely young mage-to-be, never dreamed that Princess Meglynne would become his friend. And impulsive Meg never imagined that tending a baby dragon would “link” her...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
Linda Romer
I think the cover is perfect and the book sounds great! thank you
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:11
Irene Menge
Awesome cover and the synopsis is reminiscent of McCaffrey's Dragons of Pern.
Sunday, 16 April 2017 12:47
1101 Hits
10 Comments

Giveaway: MAID OF THE KING'S COURT (US & Canada)

Giveaway: MAID OF THE KING'S COURT (US & Canada)
MAID OF THE KING’S COURT (US & Canada) by Lucy Worsley Release Date: March 14, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book In the vibrant, volatile court of Henry VIII, can even the most willful young woman direct her own fate and follow her heart in a world ruled by...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
John
Both the cover and the synopsis make me want to learn more! Kudos!
Monday, 20 March 2017 18:27
Julie
The synopsis sounds intriguing. I like court stories. And the cover is nice.
Monday, 20 March 2017 19:11
Susan T.
I love anything Henry VIII and Tudor related so I'm excited for this one! I really like the cover, she looks a bit guilty of somet... Read More
Sunday, 26 March 2017 14:32
1229 Hits
11 Comments

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Let's Investigate with Nate #1: The Water Cycle
Bill Nye the Science Guy meets The Magic School Bus!...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The 12 Dares of Christa
Christa is a holiday junkie. What’s not to love? There’s...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes
Things are looking up for Abbie Wu: this year she’ll...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
See Fred Run
Learning to read has never been more fun than it...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
The Monster of Selkirk Book I: The Duality of Nature
Monsters come in many forms, and not everyone knows a...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
The amazing original that set off the worldwide search for...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Little Girl Who Didn't Want to Go to Bed
The internet’s “World’s Best Father," award-winning photographer Dave Engledow, makes...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Being Fishkill
Fishkill Carmel fends for herself, with her fists if need...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Goldeline
Perfect for fans of The Girl Who Drank the Moon...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Last Namsara
Kristen Ciccarelli’s debut fantasy explores an intricately woven world of...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Speak Easy, Speak Love
Six teenagers’ lives intertwine during one thrilling summer full of...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Mr. Biddles
A funny picture book about friendship, in the tradition of...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager reunite to bring us...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Black Bird of the Gallows
simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear,...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Not Now, Not Ever
The sequel to The Only Thing Worse than Me Is...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Prince and the Dressmaker
Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: ...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)

Latest Member Reviews

Let's Investigate with Nate #1: The Water Cycle
 
5.0
"In LET'S INVESTIGATE WITH NATE, the doors of the Science Museum become a portal to another world, but only an..."
This Savage Song
 
4.0
"This Savage Song is a uniquely peculiar novel that cleverly combines magic, monsters and music. Dark, violent and monstrous, the..."
The 12 Dares of Christa
 
4.3
"'The 12 Dares of Christa' by Marissa Burt is a sweet story of friendship, determination, strength, and forgiveness. Main character..."
Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes
 
5.0
"'Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes' by Booki Vivat is an adorable, illustrated story that not only proves a fast..."
See Fred Run
 
3.5
"'See Fred Run' by Kevin Bolger, and illustrated by Ben Hodson, is a story about main character Fred and his..."
Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
 
5.0
"Where's Waldo is an iconic search and find activity book that has been entertaining people for 30 years. This 30th..."
The Little Girl Who Didn't Want to Go to Bed
 
4.5
"THE LITTLE GIRL WHO DIDN'T WANT TO GO TO BED is about a girl who will do anything to stay..."
Mr. Biddles
 
5.0
"MR. BIDDLES stars a cat named Mr. Biddles who is an inventor. He creates all types of new gadgets and..."
Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
 
4.5
"In UNI THE UNICORN AND THE DREAM COME TRUE, magic is weakening amongst the unicorns because of the never-ending rain...."
Pashmina
 
3.5
"Priyanka Das’s mother does not like Priyanka asking questions about India and her life there, but that doesn’t stop Pri..."
How to Disappear
 
5.0
"I am so absolutely in love with Sharon Huss Roat. Her books are funny, relatable, and so easily devoured. I..."
Penguins Love Their ABC's
 
4.0
"In PENGUINS LOVE THEIR ABC'S, Mama Penguin hides ABC's in the snow for her six children to seek out. They..."
David Inside Out
 
5.0
"David Inside Out is a novel about a teenager (David) who is discovering he is gay. In David's high school,..."
Even Fairies Fart
 
5.0
"EVEN FAIRIES FART teaches that nobody's perfect. As children, we listen to fairy tales and dream of having perfect lives..."
Little Penguin and the Lollipop
 
4.5
"LITTLE PENGUIN AND THE LOLLIPOP is interactive and encourages the reader to help Little Penguin by being silly. It makes..."
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
 
3.7
"I have to admit, it took me a while to get into this one. The characters seemed to me to..."
The Curtain-Twitcher's Handbook
 
4.5
"Whipped through this one as it's a really chatty, easy read. After a while it's like listening to your best..."
The Book Thief
 
4.7
"Death as a narrator? What an idea! It was so interesting to see the Second World War from a German..."
Ferocious (Vicarious #2)
 
5.0
"*WARNING: There are no spoilers for FEROCIOUS, but there are spoilers for book 1, VICARIOUS* As a reader, sequels always..."
Rebel's Blade
 
4.8
"A fantasy of the highest quality that checks every box and still pushes the bounds of originality. The..."