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!
“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
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!
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!
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!
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!)
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!
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!
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!)
The middle grade selections mentioned in the post are limited to those with a 2017 copyright date. In case any readers aren’t sure what middle grade means, these books are usually for readers between the ages of 8 and 12… Follow the link below to children’s author Marcia Strykowski’s blog to learn about some great 2017 middle grade titles … More 2017 Middle Grade Fiction