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Giveaway: The Burning Swift (Joseph Elliott) ~ (US Only)

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  The Burning Swift Author: Joseph Elliott Publisher: Walker Books US Publish Date: January 4th, 2022           About the Book With the deadly phantom  sgàilean  defeated, Jaime and Agatha prepare to help their clan reclaim their compound from the treacherous Raasay people. But Sigrid, sent at the...
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Kids Review: The Wheels on the Bus at Halloween (Sarah Kieley)

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About This Book: The favorite children's song "The Wheels on the Bus" gets a Halloween twist! Let's ride the bus on Halloween! Who will we find inside? Grab a ticket and hop aboard for a trick-or-treat bus ride! Families will love creating a new Halloween tradition as they sing along to...
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Middle Grade Review: Spy School at Sea (Spy School #9) (Stuart Gibbs)

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About This Book: In the ninth and latest addition to the New York Times bestselling Spy School series, Ben Ripley faces his nemesis, Murray Hill, on the high seas. Thanks to the evidence Ben uncovered in his investigation of the Croatoan, the CIA has tracked his nemesis, Murray Hill, to Central...
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Featured Review: Once Upon a Broken Heart (Stephanie Garber)

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About This Book: Once Upon a Broken Heart marks the launch of a new series from beloved author Stephanie Garber about love, curses, and the lengths that people will go to for happily ever after For as long as she can remember, Evangeline Fox has believed in true love and happy...
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Author Chat with D.J. Steinberg (Christmas, Here I Come!), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with D.J. Steinberg, author of Christmas, Here I Come ! Read on for more about D.J., his book, and a giveaway!         Meet D.J. Steinberg ! D.J.  Steinberg is the  best-selling  author  of  more  than  20  children's books  that  have  sold  close  to  2 ...
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Author Chat with D.J. Steinberg (Hanukkah, Here I Come!), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we are chatting with D.J. Steinberg, author of Hanukkah, Here I Come ! Read on for more about D.J., his book, and a giveaway!         Meet D.J. Steinberg ! D.J.  Steinberg is the  best-selling  author  of  more  than  20  children's books  that  have  sold  close  to ...
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Author Chat with Gayle Forman (Frankie & Bug), Plus Giveaway and Exclusive Audio Excerpt! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Gayle Forman, author of Frankie & Bug ! Read on for more about Gayle, her book, giveaway plus an exclusive audio excerpt!         Meet Gayle Forman ! Gayle Forman is an award-winning author and journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Seventeen, Cosmopolitan,...
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What's New In YA? October 12, 2021

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What's New This Week in YA? Oct.12, 2021   The Gilded Cage  (The Prison Healer #2)  (Lynette Noni) Publisher: ‎  Clarion Books (October 12, 2021) Reading age: ‎  12 years and up Grade level: ‎  7 - 9 BUY NOW Kiva trades one cage for another when she leaves behind a...
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Kids Review: Clifford the Big Red Dog: The Movie Graphic Novel (Georgia Ball)

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About This Book: The Big Red Dog is hitting the big screen! It's a race through NYC in this graphic novel based on the new live-action Clifford movie. Emily Elizabeth is struggling to fit in at home and in school when she meets Clifford, a tiny red puppy who is destined...
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Middle Grade Review: Violets Are Blue (Barbara Dee)

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About This Book: Twelve-year-old Wren loves makeup—special effect makeup, to be exact. When she is experimenting with new looks, Wren can create a different version of herself. A girl who isn’t in a sort-of-best friendship with someone who seems like she hates her. A girl whose parents aren’t divorced and doesn’t...
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