Tag Archives: middle grade reads

Nightbooks

If you’re looking for a bookish read with just the right touch of mystery and nightmarish chill, consider picking up this week’s read, Nightbooks, by J. A. White. The Story: There’s nothing quite like a scary story, except when it’s … Continue reading

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Escape From the Isle of the Lost

Recently, I was blessed to receive a copy of the newest Melissa de la Cruz Descendants novel through a giveaway generously hosted by Leslie Kay from The Disneybound. Today we’re going to be reviewing the fourth and possibly last novel … Continue reading

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Cats vs Robots

In this week’s delightful tale, whimsy and reality collide with all the villainy that felines and artificial intelligence have to offer in Cats vs Robots! The Story: For cats, there’s only one thing that can rouse them from their plushy … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare

I’ve become a pretty big fan of sci-fi over the past few years. While the genre selections for children can be hit or miss, The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare is a read worth checking out. The Story: In a … Continue reading

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Estranged

If you’re anything like me, you might have grown up watching cult classics like Labyrinth, clutching worn copies of Spiderwick to your chest, and searching for fairies around every tree trunk in the park. While we may not discover any … Continue reading

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Confusion is Nothing New

This week we’re reading a recent release about loss and finding oneself called Confusion is Nothing New. The Story: Ellie just wants life to be normal, but that’s sort of hard when your dad’s just told you that the mom … Continue reading

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24 Hours in Nowhere

Middle grade reads always surprise me with their ability to be both humorous and also touching, discussing deeper topics through the lens of harmless adventures. 24 Hours in Nowhere manages to entertain as well as touch the deeper parts of … Continue reading

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Grenade

If you’re looking for a more serious middle grade take on war that deals with the issue of death, life, and violence, I’d recommend Grenade. This WWII read is excellent. The Story: Hideki is not a boy anymore. Sure, he may … Continue reading

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Winnie’s Great War

If you’re a fan of A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh or just enjoy a good historical yarn, chances are you’ll enjoy the new book Winnie’s Great War. This charming read, based on a true story, is a sure to entertain. The … Continue reading

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Lulu the Broadway Mouse

If you’re something of a secret musical geek like me or just a plain diva, you might want to check out this new book by Broadway sweetheart Jenna Gavigan. The Story: Lulu loves working at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre, where her … Continue reading

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