About The Book: Title: IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AND I’M IN MY BATHING SUIT Author: Justin A. Reynolds Pub. Date: April 5, 2022 Publisher: Scholastic Press Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Twelve-year-old Eddie Gordon Holloway has concocted his most genius plan ever to avoid chores… especially the dreaded L-A-U-N-D-R-Y. If he can wear all the … More Middle Grade Spotlight & Excerpt: IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AND I’M IN MY BATHING SUIT by Justin A. Reynolds…plus a giveaway!
About The Book: Title: THE RUMOR GAME Author: Dhonielle Clayton & Sona Charaipotra Pub. Date: March 1, 2022 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion All it takes is one spark to start a blaze. At Foxham Prep, a posh private school for the children of DC’s elite, a single rumor has the power to ruin a life. Nobody knows that better … More YA Spotlight & Excerpt: The Rumor Game by Dhonielle Clayton & Sonia Charaipotra…plus a giveaway!
I am absolutely thrilled to feature a guest post today by Siobhán O’Brien Holmes, Developmental Editor of Middle Grade and YA Genre Fiction. Siobhán is a total rock star in my eyes! I had the good fortune of winning a full manuscript critique from her and **WOW!** it blew me away. Siobhán provided comprehensive, succinct, and … More Guest Post: Siobhán O’Brien Holmes, Developmental Editor of Middle Grade and YA Genre Fiction, discusses a common fear, what to do if you’re worried an editor will steal your work
About The Book: Title: THE TEMPERATURE OF ME AND YOU Author: Brian Zepka Pub. Date: January 25, 2022 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Sixteen-year-old Dylan Highmark thought his winter was going to be full of boring shifts at the Dairy Queen, until he finds himself in love with a boy who’s literally too hot to handle. Dylan has always wanted a boyfriend, … More YA Spotlight: The Temperature of Me and You by Brian Zepka…plus a giveaway!
About The Book: Title: SOLIMAR: THE SWORD OF THE MONARCHS Author: Pam Muñoz Ryan Pub. Date: February 15, 2022 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Middle-grade fans of Pam Muñoz Ryan’s Esperanza Rising, will find a new Mexican heroine to love in Solimar and a fresh, magical story! On the brink of her Quinceañera, and her official coronation, Solimar visits the oyamel forest … More Middle Grade Fantasy Spotlight & Excerpt: Solimar: The Sword of the Monarchs by Pam Muñoz Ryan…plus a giveaway!
About The Book: Title: MIRROR GIRLS Author: Kelly McWilliams Pub. Date: February 8, 2022 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers A thrilling gothic horror novel about biracial twin sisters separated at birth, perfect for fans of Lovecraft Country and The Vanishing Half. As infants, twin sisters Charlie Yates and Magnolia Heathwood were secretly separated after the brutal lynching of … More YA Spotlight & Excerpt: Mirror Girls by Kelly McWilliams…plus a giveaway!
About The Book: Title: HIDE AND GO BEAK (The Great Mathemachicken 1) Author: Nancy Krulik, Charlie Adler (Illustrator) Pub. Date: January 18, 2022 Publisher: Pixel+Ink Formats: Hardcover, eBook Pages: 96 A new young chapter book series about a chicken who loves math, science, and learning new things–by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Krulik for fans of Unlimited Squirrel and Bumble … More Chapter Book Spotlight/Excerpt: Hide and Go Beak (The Great Mathemachicken) by NYT bestselling author Nancy Krulik, illustrated by Charlie Alder…plus a giveaway!
About the Book: Title: WHEN THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN Author: K. Ibura Pub. Date: February 1, 2022 Publisher: Scholastic Press Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook Pages: 288 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle,Audible, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org What do you do when the world shuts down? A heartwarming story of friendship and overcoming adversity in a time of COVID, When the … More MG Spotlight & Excerpt: When the World Turned Upside Down by K. Ibura plus a giveaway!
About the Book: Title: GRUMPY MONKEY OH, NO! CHRISTMAS Author: Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illustrations) Pub. Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Random House Studio Jim Panzee, our favorite #1 New York Times bestselling grumpy monkey, is feeling like quite the Scrooge this holiday season! It’s Christmas time in the jungle, and Jim just can’t get into the holiday spirit. … More PB Spotlight & Excerpt: Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas by Suzanne Lang, illustrated by Max Lang. Plus a Giveaway!
About the Book: Title: YOU’LL BE THE DEATH OF ME Author: Karen McManus Pub. Date: November 30, 2021 Publisher: Delacorte Press Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook Pages: 336 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, Audible, B&N (Signed Edition), iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Ivy, Mateo, and Cal used to be close. Now all they have in common is Carlton High and the beginning of a very bad … More YA Spotlight & Excerpt: You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen McManus…plus a giveaway!