Category: children

Book Review: She Persisted – Claudette Colvin by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Book Review: She Persisted – Claudette Colvin by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Posted June 26, 2021 / 13 Comments

SHE PERSISTED: CLAUDETTE COLVIN GENRE: Chapter Book / Biography PUBLISHER: Philomel Books RELEASE DATE: February 2, 2021 PAGES: 72 Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up […]



Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc

Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc

Posted June 3, 2021 / 11 Comments

I’m pleased today to bring you a look at the Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc, including The Fire of Eden which releases July 13th! The Harwood Mysteries are award-winning books for Christian tweens/teens.  SHADOW IN THE DARK SERIES: Harwood Mysteries #1 GENRE: Inspirational Juvenile/Young Adult Medieval Mystery PUBLISHER: Loyola […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted April 30, 2021 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday, dear readers! We’ve made it to the last two days of our look at Mid 2021 New Releases – how’s your TBR pile looking? 😉  Today we’re looking at Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]




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 […]