Tag: middle grade fiction

Book Review: More Than Grit by Gretchen A. Carlson

Book Review: More Than Grit by Gretchen A. Carlson

Posted March 18, 2024 / 19 Comments

MORE THAN GRIT by Gretchen A. Carlson GENRE: Middle Grade/Young Adult Historical Fiction (Christian) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: July 15, 2022 PAGES: 239 When do secrets become lies? When is grit not enough? A story of broken lives and deep friendships, inspired by true events in 1939, when the […]


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 […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & The Second Storm

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & The Second Storm

Posted November 10, 2023 / 14 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Tim Shoemaker back to the blog! Today he’s talking about his new book The Second Storm and three reasons our kids need truth through fiction! THE SECOND STORM by Tim Shoemaker SERIES: High Water #4 GENRE: Tween/Teen Suspense (Christian) PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family RELEASE […]





First Line Friday (week 336): Vinegar Boy

First Line Friday (week 336): Vinegar Boy

Posted April 6, 2023 / 22 Comments

Happy Good Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. In honor of Good Friday & Easter Sunday, today I’m featuring the first line of an Easter novel that I read and […]


April 2023 New Releases

April 2023 New Releases

Posted April 1, 2023 / 10 Comments

Happy April! Spring is in the air here in Georgia… and so is pollen haha! There are 85 titles on this list of April 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, and even some speculative fiction. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Woodencloak by Dawn Ford

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Woodencloak by Dawn Ford

Posted March 14, 2023 / 2 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Woodencloak by Dawn Ford, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! WOODENCLOAK by Dawn Ford SERIES: Band of Unlikely Heroes #1 GENRE: Middle Grade Fantasy PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2023 PAGES: 243 Thirteen-year-old troll princess Horra Fyd’s life […]


Book Review: Drive-Thru Miracle by Dana Edwards, Ph.D.

Book Review: Drive-Thru Miracle by Dana Edwards, Ph.D.

Posted February 9, 2023 / 0 Comments

DRIVE-THRU MIRACLE by Dana Edwards, Ph.D GENRE: Inspirational Contemporary Middle Grade Fiction PUBLISHER: B&H Kids RELEASE DATE: April 12, 2022 PAGES: 224 Eleven-year-old Mae Moore is having a horrible birthday week. Her sister, Shelby, had another seizure on account of her cerebral palsy. The school bully won’t leave Mae alone. […]





Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): D.P. Cornelius & The Baker’s Legacy

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): D.P. Cornelius & The Baker’s Legacy

Posted March 5, 2022 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for The Baker’s Legacy by D. P. Cornelius, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have the author on the blog today to share some insight into the story! THE BAKER’S LEGACY by D. P. Cornelius GENRE: Middle Grade / Young Adult Historical Fiction […]




Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Posted January 25, 2022 / 47 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2021 and I’m actually following it this week! Wonders never cease, right? 😉  Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Sherwood Proof by Kristee Ravan

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Sherwood Proof by Kristee Ravan

Posted December 9, 2021 / 1 Comment

The Sherwood Proof, on tour with Prism Book Tours THE SHERWOOD PROOF by Kristee Ravan SERIES: The Lily Sparrow Chronicles #3 GENRE: Middle Grade Fantasy / Fairy Tale RELEASE DATE: November 23, 2021 PAGES: 569 Lily Sparrow has finally created an equation for being a good princess. Things are adding […]