Q & A with author Gennifer Choldenko about her new MG release, One-Third Nerd — with a giveaway!

Hi Gennifer, Thanks so much for agreeing to chat with me! Thank you for including this interview in your blog. Congrats on the upcoming release of One-Third Nerd. In another interview, you called it your funniest book yet. How would you describe your sense of humor? My sense of humor is quirky and offbeat. I’m not … More Q & A with author Gennifer Choldenko about her new MG release, One-Third Nerd — with a giveaway!

Middle Grade Spotlight: The End of the World and Beyond by Newbery award-winning author, Avi

“The plotting is altogether laudable, the setting beautifully realized, and the characters highly empathetic. Especially good is the voice Avi has conjured for Oliver, just antique enough to evoke eighteenth-century diction and syntax. One thing is certain: it may be the end of the world, but there is no end to the pleasure Avi’s latest … More Middle Grade Spotlight: The End of the World and Beyond by Newbery award-winning author, Avi

Middle Grade Spotlight: Fairy in Waiting by Sophie Kinsella with a GIVEAWAY!

Title: FAIRY IN WAITING (Fairy Mom and Me #2) Author: Sophie Kinsella Pub. Date: January 29, 2019 Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Fans of Sophie Kinsella’s sparkling humor and the first book in the illustrated duology will love these next adventures featuring their favorite mother-daughter fairy team.   Ella Brook is used to being a fairy in … More Middle Grade Spotlight: Fairy in Waiting by Sophie Kinsella with a GIVEAWAY!

MG Spotlight and Giveaway: Secrets of Topsea, Book 2: The Extremely High Tide!

About the Book: Title: SECRETS OF TOPSEA, BOOK 2: THE EXTREMELY HIGH TIDE! Author: Kir Fox & M Shelley Coats Pub. Date: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Talise knows more about the ocean than any kid in Topsea. Any adult, too. As the best-and only-bathymetrist in Topsea, Talise is able to predict important things about the sea, like the … More MG Spotlight and Giveaway: Secrets of Topsea, Book 2: The Extremely High Tide!

Q & A with debut middle grade author Melanie Sumrow plus a giveaway!

Hi Melanie, congrats on your debut novel, THE PROPHET CALLS. The novel is getting rave reviews on Goodreads and I can’t wait to read it myself! Thank you so much! You’ve woven a story that’s both realistic and unique, with the premise having to do with a polygamous family. How did you go about researching … More Q & A with debut middle grade author Melanie Sumrow plus a giveaway!

Middle Grade Spotlight: Beatrice Zinker Upside Down Thinker Incognito (plus a giveaway!)

Title: BEATRICE ZINKER UPSIDE DOWN THINKER INCOGNITO Author: Shelley Johannes Pub. Date: September 18, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, audiobook Pages: 224 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks, TBD     About the book: In book two of the Beatrice Zinker series, Operation Upside is finally in full swing! But when Beatrice’s over-enthusiasm lands Mrs. Tamarack with a Strictest Certificate, the team has to … More Middle Grade Spotlight: Beatrice Zinker Upside Down Thinker Incognito (plus a giveaway!)

Q & A with debut middle grade author Jen Petro-Roy with giveaway!

Hi Jen! Thanks for stopping by my blog to chat. Congratulations on the upcoming release of PS I Miss You, your debut middle-grade novel! Thank you so much for having me! I really appreciate all the effort that goes into these questions, and the time you put into your blog. 1) Tell me about your … More Q & A with debut middle grade author Jen Petro-Roy with giveaway!

Q & A with author Emily Ecton and a giveaway of her new middle grade novel, The Ambrose Deception!

This week, I’m excited to share a Q & A with author Emily Ecton. Below the interview, you’ll find more information about Emily and a link to a Rafflecopter Giveaway for her new novel, The Ambrose Deception.  Hi Emily! Thanks for chatting with me! Let’s dive right into the questions… 1) I’ll admit, I had a … More Q & A with author Emily Ecton and a giveaway of her new middle grade novel, The Ambrose Deception!

Middle Grade Spotlight & Author Interview: The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh (with a giveaway!)

THE WAY TO BEA ASSETS About the Book: Title: THE WAY TO BEA Author: Kat Yeh Pub. Date: September 19, 2017 Publisher:  Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages: 352 With a charming voice, winning characters, and a perfectly-woven plot, Kat Yeh delivers a powerful story of friendship and finding a path towards embracing yourself. Everything in Bea’s world has … More Middle Grade Spotlight & Author Interview: The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh (with a giveaway!)