Tag: children’s fiction

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Minor Miracle by Meredith Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Minor Miracle by Meredith Davis

Posted May 9, 2024 / 15 Comments

THE MINOR MIRACLE by Meredith Davis ILLUSTRATOR: Billy Yong SERIES: The Amazing Adventures of Noah Minor #1 GENRE: Middle Grade Superhero/Spy Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 272 What happens when a seemingly average seventh grader discovers he has superpowers . . . and then realizes […]


Book Review: Phooey Kerflooey by Kristen Joy Wilks

Book Review: Phooey Kerflooey by Kristen Joy Wilks

Posted March 10, 2024 / 4 Comments

PHOOEY KERFLOOEY by Kristen Joy Wilks GENRE: Middle Grade Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: March 5, 2024 PAGES: 242 A puppy will fix everything. A boring new house? Boring house + puppy = adventure! An attacking squirrel? Evil squirrel + puppy = a squirrel-battle extraordinaire! A daredevil brother […]




Book Review: Track Star by Kelly Starling Lyons

Book Review: Track Star by Kelly Starling Lyons

Posted August 28, 2023 / 0 Comments

TRACK STAR by Kelly Starling Lyons ILLUSTRATOR: Wayne Spencer SERIES: Miles Lewis #4 GENRE: Children’s Chapter Books (Clean) PUBLISHER: Penguin Workshop RELEASE DATE: August 29, 2023 PAGES: 91 From the award-winning author of the Jada Jones chapter books comes an illustrated spinoff series perfect for STEM fans! The annual Fun Run […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Book Bandit by Caron Pescatore

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Book Bandit by Caron Pescatore

Posted April 19, 2023 / 3 Comments

THE BOOK BANDIT by Caron Pescatore ILLUSTRATOR: Amanda Neves SERIES: A Phoebe Chen Mystery #1 GENRE: Children’s Chapter Book / Mystery PUBLISHER: Pesky Books 4Kidz RELEASE DATE: March 27, 2023 PAGES: 136 Eight-year-old Phoebe Chen has a new mystery to solve. Can you help? Phoebe loves anything that involves brainstorming, […]




New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted January 7, 2022 / 3 Comments

Happy Friday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (January – April). I usually group these together because they are […]




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

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

Posted August 21, 2021 / 16 Comments

Hello again! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (September-December). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]


Guest Post: Antony Barone Kolenc & The Fire of Eden

Guest Post: Antony Barone Kolenc & The Fire of Eden

Posted July 14, 2021 / 11 Comments

Please join in welcoming Antony Barone Kolenc to the blog today to chat about the new book in his award-winning Harwood Mysteries, The Fire of Eden! THE FIRE OF EDEN SERIES: The Harwood Mysteries # 3 GENRE: Inspirational Juvenile/Young Adult Medieval Mystery PUBLISHER: Loyola Press RELEASE DATE: July 13, 2021 PAGES: 210 Xan and John […]




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 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 […]