Category: children



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Most Clever Girl by Jasmine Stirling

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Most Clever Girl by Jasmine Stirling

Posted April 6, 2021 / 15 Comments

A MOST CLEVER GIRL: How Jane Austen Discovered Her Voice GENRE: Picture Book / Biography / Children AGES: 4-12 PUBLISHER: Bloomsbury Children’s Books RELEASE DATE: March 30. 2021 PAGES: 48 Witty and mischievous Jane Austen grew up in a house overflowing with words. As a young girl, she delighted in […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Wingfeather Tales by Andrew Peterson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Wingfeather Tales by Andrew Peterson

Posted March 26, 2021 / 8 Comments

I’m delighted today to give you a peek inside Wingfeather Tales by Andrew Peterson & other authors & illustrators – and a chance for three of you to win a copy of your own! WINGFEATHER TALES: Seven Thrilling Stories from the World of Aerwiar SERIES: Wingfeather Saga GENRE: Inspirational Children’s […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & Easy Target

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & Easy Target

Posted March 11, 2021 / 9 Comments

Please join me welcoming author Tim Shoemaker to the blog today to chat about his new middle grade thriller, Easy Target, and how you can use fiction to teach truth (a topic I’m quite passionate about as well)! EASY TARGET GENRE: Inspirational Middle Grade Thriller PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Being West is Best by Monique Bucheger

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Being West is Best by Monique Bucheger

Posted December 2, 2020 / 10 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Being West is Best by Monique Bucheger, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for a peek inside the book! Title: Being West is Best Series: Ginnie West Adventure #4 Author: Monique Bucheger Publisher: True West Publishing Re-release Date: 2020 Genre: Middle-Grade […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Time to Shine by Jo Elliott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Time to Shine by Jo Elliott

Posted November 9, 2020 / 31 Comments

Time to Shine, On Tour with Prism Book Tours TIME TO SHINE SERIES: History Village #3 GENRE: Christian Middle Grade/Lower YA Sci-Fi, Time Travel RELEASE DATE: September 10, 2020 PAGES: 171 Ally, Josh and Brendan are half siblings living in Australia who have a difficult situation to face at School […]






Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Douglas Cornelius & Freedom’s Call

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Douglas Cornelius & Freedom’s Call

Posted October 1, 2020 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Freedom’s Call by Douglas Cornelius, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Please join me in welcoming Douglas to the blog today to share some behind-the-scenes info about himself & his new book! Title: Freedom’s Call Author: Douglas Cornelius Publisher: Crosslink Publishing Release Date: […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Trouble Blows West by Monique Bucheger

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Trouble Blows West by Monique Bucheger

Posted September 23, 2020 / 15 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Trouble Blows West by Monique Bucheger, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Trouble Blows West Series: Ginnie West Adventure #2 Author: Monique Bucheger Publisher: True West Publishing Release Date: March 18, 2020 Genre: Middle-Grade Contemporary Fiction Putting her body in motion before […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Youth & Speculative Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Youth & Speculative Fiction

Posted August 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Hi again! We’re continuing our week-long preview of the fabulous books releasing from September-December 2020. Today we’re also looking at Late 2020 Youth & Speculative New Releases. I group these two categories together because so many young adult novels are speculative that when I first started doing this I couldn’t […]





First Line Friday (week 196): Sulwe

First Line Friday (week 196): Sulwe

Posted June 5, 2020 / 12 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Sulwe written by Lupita Nyong’o & illustrated by Vashti Harrison! Y’all […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Renée Lichtenhan & Violet

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Renée Lichtenhan & Violet

Posted May 16, 2020 / 13 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Renée Lichtenhan to the blog today to chat about her recent release, Violet! Renée Lichtenhan’s “I Am Girl” novels grew out of years of working with children. Renée loves their open minds, hearts, and souls. She writes engaging books to encourage faith and virtue […]