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Middle Grade Review: Game On! (Star Striker) (Mary Amato)

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About This Book: The day that aliens abducted 13-year-old Albert Kinney was the day he was hoping to make the school soccer team.But that's the way life works sometimes, especially for Albert. Astonishingly the Zeenods, don't want to harm Albert, they want him to play soccer. And so, Albert jumps at...
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Middle Grade Review: How to Save a Superhero (Ruth Freeman)

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About This Book: Ten-year-old Addie knows that Superheroes aren't real, and that they certainly don't hide out in retirement communities, but she may just have to change her mind. Addie and her mom never stay in one place too long. They've been up and down and all around the country. When...
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Author Chat with Hope Larson & Rebecca Mock (Salt Magic), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Hope Larson, author of Salt Magic ! Read on for more about Hope, her book, and a giveaway!         Meet Hope Larson !    Hope Larson has written and illustrated many graphic novels including All Summer Long, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best...
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Kelly McCreery
This sounds like a unique and beautiful story! I can’t wait to read it!
Monday, 25 October 2021 21:11
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover! I can't wait to read another book by this author.
Sunday, 07 November 2021 15:36
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful and the story sounds original and interesting.
Thursday, 11 November 2021 21:39
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Author Chat with Dianne K. Salerni (Jadie in Five Dimensions), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Dianne K Salerni, author of Jadie in Five Dimensions ! Read on for more about Dianne, her book, and a giveaway!           Meet Dianne K. Salerni ! Dianne K. Salerni has written many books for children and young adults, including state-award nominated...
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Kelly McCreery
This book sounds absolutely fantastic and other worldly. I love captivating the cover art is. It pulled me straight in!
Monday, 25 October 2021 21:34
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching and this sounds unique and exciting to read.
Thursday, 04 November 2021 15:12
Penny Olson
The cover looks sharp and exciting. The story sounds mysterious and exciting.
Sunday, 07 November 2021 23:09
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Author Chat with Meaghan McIsaac (The Bear House #1), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Meaghan McIsaac, author of The Bear House #1 ! Read on for more about Meaghan, her book, and a giveaway!           Meet Meaghan McIsaac ! Meaghan McIsaac is the author of several books for young readers, including  The Boys of Fire and...
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Amanda
What a gorgeous cover! The book sounds fantastic
Friday, 15 October 2021 11:37
Kelly McCreery
This book sounds breathtaking! I love the sound of a book that is medieval and focuses on constellations. Can’t wait to add it to ... Read More
Monday, 25 October 2021 21:39
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is powerful and this book sounds exciting!
Sunday, 31 October 2021 13:03
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Author Chat with Mary Amato (Star Striker: Game On!), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Mary Amato, author of Star Striker: Game On! Read on for more about Mary, her book, and giveaway!           Meet Mary Amato ! Mary Amato is a children’s and YA book author, poet, playwright, and singer-songwriter. Her books have been translated into...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching and the premise sounds exciting.
Friday, 15 October 2021 15:35
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