Category: children




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 […]




Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Land of Twilight trilogy by Charmayne Hafen

Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Land of Twilight trilogy by Charmayne Hafen

Posted April 24, 2020 / 18 Comments

Land of Twilight trilogy, On Tour with Prism Book Tours JOURNEY TO TWILIGHT SERIES: Land of Twilight Trilogy #1 GENRE: Middle Grade Fantasy PUBLISHER: Capture Books RELEASE DATE: November 1, 2019 PAGES: 113 Sam and Lorna’s bike challenge becomes far more than a neighborhood race in this action-adventure fantasy for intermediate […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Selah’s Stolen Dream by Susan Count

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Selah’s Stolen Dream by Susan Count

Posted March 9, 2020 / 16 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Blitz and Giveaway for the Dream Horse Adventures series by Susan Count, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Last week, I spotlighted the first three books in the series – Today I’m looking at the newest book Selah’s Stolen Dream! Title: Selah’s Stolen Dream Series: Dream Horse […]



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

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

Posted January 9, 2020 / 9 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]


First Line Friday (week 175): The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

First Line Friday (week 175): The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Posted December 27, 2019 / 11 Comments

Happy Friday after Christmas! 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 one of my fave books, no matter the season […]