Book Review: Kima

Author: A.H. Amin Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Published: December 1st, 2016 Publisher: Self Pages: 126 Source: Purchased Paperback Available at: Amazon | Barnes and Noble Goodreads Summary: Christmas Eve 1928 gave birth to a yearly phenomenon in South Africa. A herd of false killer whales were found beached upon the shore. It has also given … Continue reading Book Review: Kima

Curse of the Granville Fortune Scavenger Hunt‏!!

Let the hunt begin! Curse of the Granville Fortune officially releases into the world today! This middle grade fantasy adventure involves a race to a treasure, so there's a scavenger hunt to celebrate. Find the fortune, break the curse! The hunt is on for an ancient treasure tied to nine-year-old J.B.'s family history. He's been having … Continue reading Curse of the Granville Fortune Scavenger Hunt‏!!

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Curse of the Granville Fortune by Kelly Hashway

Welcome to the Cover Reveal for Curse of the Granville Fortune by Kelly Hashway presented by Month9Books! Summary: Find the fortune, break the curse! The hunt is on for an ancient treasure tied to nine-year-old J.B.'s family history. He's been having visions that make him sweaty, lightheaded, and certain he’s turning into some kind of … Continue reading Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Curse of the Granville Fortune by Kelly Hashway

Book Blast and Giveaway: The Emerald Ring (Cleopatra’s Legacy) by Dorine White

The Emerald RingSara Bogus's life turns upside down when she discovers an emerald ring that once belonged to Cleopatra. The fun of discovering the ring's unique abilities turns to fear when she finds out a dangerous cult bent on restoring Rome to power is after the ring. Forced to choose between keeping the ring and … Continue reading Book Blast and Giveaway: The Emerald Ring (Cleopatra’s Legacy) by Dorine White

Book Review: Circle of Heroes (The Familiars #3)

Authors: Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson Genre: MG fantasy Published: September 4th 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 336 Source: Purchased Hardcover Available at: Amazon | Barnes and Noble Goodreads Summary: Can the familiars bring magic back to the queendom? Vastia is in a state of war. Led by the evil Paksahara, whose command of the Shifting Fortress … Continue reading Book Review: Circle of Heroes (The Familiars #3)

Book Review: The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (Origami Yoda #3)

Author: Tom Angleberger Genre: MG fiction Published: August 7th 2012 Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Pages: 160 Source: Purchased Hardback Goodreads Summary: With Dwight attending Tippett Academy this semester, the kids of McQuarrie Middle School are on their own—no Origami Yoda to give advice and help them navigate the treacherous waters of middle school. Then Sara gets … Continue reading Book Review: The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (Origami Yoda #3)

Book Review: Esperanza Rising

Author: Pam Munoz Ryan Genre: MG historical fiction Published: May 1st 2002 Publisher: Blue Sky Press Pages: 288 Source: Purchased Paperback Available at: Amazon | Barnes and Noble Goodreads Summary: Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden tragedy forces … Continue reading Book Review: Esperanza Rising

Book Review: Darth Paper Strikes Back (Origami Yoda #2)

Author: Tom Angleberger Genre: MG fiction Published: August 1st 2011 Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Pages: 163 Source: Purchased Hardcover Available at: Amazon | Barnes and Noble Goodreads Summary: It is a dark time at Ralph McQuarrie Middle School. After suffering several Origami Yoda–related humiliations, Harvey manages to get Dwight suspended from school for being a “troublemaker.” Origami … Continue reading Book Review: Darth Paper Strikes Back (Origami Yoda #2)

{Book Review} Oscar’s Gift: Planting Words with Oscar Micheaux

Author: Lisa Rivero Genre: MG historical fiction Published: August 21st 2011 Publisher: Createspace Pages: 136 Source: Ebook from Author Goodreads Summary: The year is 1904 on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, and eleven-year-old Tomas, the son of Swedish immigrants, thinks that life is a game of chance. Now you see it. Now you don’t. His father. School. … Continue reading {Book Review} Oscar’s Gift: Planting Words with Oscar Micheaux

{Book Review} The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1)

Author: Tom Angleberger Genre: MG fiction Published: March 1st 2010 Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Pages: 145 Source: Purchased Hardback Goodreads Summary: In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger … Continue reading {Book Review} The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1)