You’re Pulling My Leg Jr – Blog Tour & Review @morningstargame #yourepullingmyleg #cargames #gamebook #playmorningstar #game

Synopsis Provided by PR by the Book LLC: Tell me about a talent you wish you had. What about a time when you wanted something you couldn’t have? Tell me about an animal you would be if you could. It’s a game, inside a book, and it’s how we play in the time of Covid! … Continue reading You’re Pulling My Leg Jr – Blog Tour & Review @morningstargame #yourepullingmyleg #cargames #gamebook #playmorningstar #game

The Wild Path #BookReview #thewildpath #middlegradebooks #bookworm @littlebrownyr @sarahrbaughman

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: The Line Tender meets The Secret Horses of Briar Hill in this hopeful, heartfelt story about one girl’s search for legendary horses and her quest to piece her family back together. Twelve-year-old Claire Barton doesn’t like the “flutter feeling” that fills her chest when she worries about the future, but … Continue reading The Wild Path #BookReview #thewildpath #middlegradebooks #bookworm @littlebrownyr @sarahrbaughman

Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

Hi Everyone! Just got a request to recommend some favorite middle grade books. I'm always on the hunt for good ones because my son loves to read. Here are my favorite titles for nonfiction: Synopsis: From an Idea to Nike is a fully-illustrated look into how Nike stepped up its sneaker game to become the most popular … Continue reading Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

June 2020 Wrap Up & my feelings with COVID-19

Hi Everyone! I hope you all are healthy and safe from the coronavirus. It's definitely been a scary year so far. At first I read all the news I could find and scared myself and worried my family. I didn't go out to stock up because I was sick with the pneumonia. I experienced with … Continue reading June 2020 Wrap Up & my feelings with COVID-19

Face the Music #BookReview @imprintreads @mackidsbooks @weisfeld @nicoleckear #facethemudic #thestartupsquad #bookworm #middlegradebooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Harriet’s brothers are hoping to enter a local battle of the bands. Winning could get them on a reality TV show! But low funds have left them without even a working guitar. The Startup Squad jumps into action—and quickly pulls together a plan to sell T-shirts to raise money. The girls … Continue reading Face the Music #BookReview @imprintreads @mackidsbooks @weisfeld @nicoleckear #facethemudic #thestartupsquad #bookworm #middlegradebooks

May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I'm currently on vacation to Florida visiting family. Not so lucky because weather forecast to rain all day and all week. In May, I read a few excellent middle grade books. I started out with The Phantom Twin. From the same publisher, First Second, I found my library … Continue reading May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Roller Girl #BookReview #rollergirl @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Penguin Random House: The Newbery Honor Award Winner and New York Times bestseller Roller Girl is a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby—perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile!  For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But … Continue reading Roller Girl #BookReview #rollergirl @penguinkids #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Best Friends #BookReview #bestfriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm @haleshannon

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The creators of Real Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with a true story about popularity, first crushes, and finding your own path in the graphic novel, Best Friends. Follow your heart. Find your people. Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the … Continue reading Best Friends #BookReview #bestfriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm @haleshannon

Con Quest! #BookReview @sammaggs @imprintreads @fiercereads #conquest #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #kidsbook

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The debut novel from bestselling author Sam Maggs, Con Quest! is a comics convention adventure for young readers about fandom, family, and finding your place in the world! Cat and Alex are excited to be at the world’s most popular comics convention—and they’re even more excited to compete in the Quest, … Continue reading Con Quest! #BookReview @sammaggs @imprintreads @fiercereads #conquest #mglit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #kidsbook

Don’t Check Out this Book #BookReview @algonquinyr #dontcheckoutthisbook @kateklise #kidsbook #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Synopsis from Workman: From the creators of the award-winning Three-Ring Rascals and 43 Old Cemetery Road series! Is the sweet town of Appleton ripe for scandal? Consider the facts: •        Appleton Elementary School has a new librarian named Rita B. Danjerous. (Say it fast.) •        Principal Noah Memree barely remembers hiring her. •       … Continue reading Don’t Check Out this Book #BookReview @algonquinyr #dontcheckoutthisbook @kateklise #kidsbook #middlegradebooks #bookworm

Goldfish and Chrysanthemums #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #goldfishandchrysanthemu ms @leeandlow

Synopsis from Lee and Low Books: Nancy is helping Ni Ni (Grandma) in the kitchen when a letter arrives from China. Ni Ni grows sad when she reads that her childhood home is being torn down, along with the chrysanthemum-filled garden and fish pond she has always loved. After Nancy wins two goldfish at the … Continue reading Goldfish and Chrysanthemums #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #goldfishandchrysanthemu ms @leeandlow

If You Were a Penguin #BookReview #ifyouwereapenguin @minorart @harpercollinsch #picturebook #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: In this simple, rhyming picture book, the youngest readers will learn about penguins. This is the perfect read-aloud for teachers and parents to share with young children as they imagine what life as a penguin is like! The short text by Florence Minor pairs perfectly with the gorgeous, detailed illustrations by acclaimed … Continue reading If You Were a Penguin #BookReview #ifyouwereapenguin @minorart @harpercollinsch #picturebook #bookworm

Wicked Reads Campaign: Halloween Trick or Treat Bookshelf – Middle Grade Books #middlegradebooks #blogtour #bookshelf #bookworm @penguinkids

Hi Everyone! Happy Halloween! 🎃 👻 I'm here today because I took part in the Penguin's Wicked Reads Campaign. Thank you Penguin Young Readers for inviting me to be part of the creative blog tour! Are you ready for trick or treat reading?? (Be sure to click on the links for my reviews on some … Continue reading Wicked Reads Campaign: Halloween Trick or Treat Bookshelf – Middle Grade Books #middlegradebooks #blogtour #bookshelf #bookworm @penguinkids

Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause #BookReview #maxeinstein #rebelswithacause @jimmy_books

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: Max Einstein’s typical day is not your average 12-year-old’s. She…- TEACHES classes at a New York college- Dodges KIDNAPPING attempts with her best friends- Goes on SECRET MISSIONS for her billionaire boss- Has a MYSTERIOUS CONNECTION to Albert EinsteinJust a day in the life of the Change Makers Institute’s … Continue reading Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause #BookReview #maxeinstein #rebelswithacause @jimmy_books

July and August 2019 Wrap-Up #bookreview #bookworm #bookblogger

Hi Everyone! Bye Bye August and Hello September! At the beginning of the year, I challenged myself into reading 100 books this year and so far I have read and reviewed 50 books on my blog. Now it's September and my daughter is now 1 month old, I fear I may not able to reach … Continue reading July and August 2019 Wrap-Up #bookreview #bookworm #bookblogger

Rat Rule 79 #Review #ratrule79 @restlessbooks

Synopsis from Restless Books: Fred and her math-teacher mom are always on the move, and Fred is getting sick of it. She’s about to have yet another birthday in a new place without friends. On the eve of turning thirteen, Fred sees something strange in the living room: her mother, dressed for a party, standing … Continue reading Rat Rule 79 #Review #ratrule79 @restlessbooks

April & May 2019 Wrap Up

Hi Everyone! Happy first day of June! I hope you are making the most out of your time. I know I am. I have been home full-time since the second week of April and have been able to read and review more books. I love this opportunity. I am now nearly 8 months pregnant and … Continue reading April & May 2019 Wrap Up

A Mouse Called Julian #BookReview #amousecalledjulian @flyingeyebooks

Synopsis from NoBrow Press: Julian is a mouse who is perfectly happy avoiding other animals. They seem to just get in the way, and sometimes even try to eat him! But one day, Julian has an unexpected dinner guest… When the fox tries to sneak into Julian’s burrow for a tasty bite of mouse, it … Continue reading A Mouse Called Julian #BookReview #amousecalledjulian @flyingeyebooks

The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story #Review #thebecketlist @algonquinyr

Synopsis from Workman Publishing: Adventure and discover with the bold and intrepid Becket Branch when her family’s move from city to a country farm means big changes! Everything is changing for Becket Branch. From subways to sidewalks to safety rules, Becket is a city kid born and raised. Now the Branch family is trading urban … Continue reading The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story #Review #thebecketlist @algonquinyr

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Whisk your child back to Hogwarts for Harry's fifth year at wizard school, filled with run-ins with the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, a disgruntled house-elf, and even tougher end-of-term exams. Add this to the rift Lord Voldemort's rise has opened in the wizarding world -- between those who believe … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Review

Finchosaurus Review

Synopsis from Islandport Press: Finch has trouble paying attention in school. He’s just too busy dreaming about uncovering a dinosaur fossil and naming a new species after himself—until he digs up a note in the fifth-grade class garden with the word HELP on it. He is determined to come to the aid of the mystery … Continue reading Finchosaurus Review

Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx Review

Synopsis from No Brow Press: Join Marcy as she decodes hieroglyphs, solves puzzles and learns about the ancient gods of Egypt in this thrilling second book in the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection series. Marcy’s father, Arthur, is a world-famous adventurer, but she doesn’t quite share his enthusiasm for exploration. Determined to bring out her adventurous side, … Continue reading Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx Review

August thru October 2018 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Happy Halloween! It's the last day of October 2018 today. Can't believe it. In 3 months, I have read and reviewed 25 books! I read many different genres this time: Middle Grade, YA Fantasy, YA Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Children's Picture Books, Juvenile Non-Fiction, and Thrillers. I love most of the books I read. … Continue reading August thru October 2018 Wrap-Up

The Witching Hours: The Vampire Knife Review

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: The first book in a spooky new series for only the bravest of readers–perfect for fans of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Now in paperback! Siblings Anna and Max love scary stories, but when they find an enchanted knife on a dark and stormy night in Transylvania, truth becomes stranger than … Continue reading The Witching Hours: The Vampire Knife Review

The Haunted Serpent Review

Synopsis from Sterling Publishing: Welcome to Thedgeroot, where Spaulding Meriwether is on a quest to make friends, become cool . . . and figure out why dead people are running around. “You know how people always tell you ‘just be yourself?’ That’s terrible advice. You won’t survive middle school that way. Trust me.” Spaulding Meriwether, … Continue reading The Haunted Serpent Review

Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Review

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: Max Einstein is not your typical genius. She… -Hacks the computer system at NYU to attend classes -Builds inventions to help the homeless -And talks to Albert Einstein! (Okay that’s just in her imagination) But everything changes when Max is recruited by a mysterious organization! Their mission: solve some of … Continue reading Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Review

I Am Neil Armstrong – Review & Blog Tour

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically … Continue reading I Am Neil Armstrong – Review & Blog Tour

Dodger Boy Review

Synopsis from Groundwood Books: In 1970 Vancouver, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her best friend, Dawn, are keen to avoid the pitfalls of adolescence. Couldn’t they just skip teenhood altogether, along with its annoying behaviors – showing off just because you have a boyfriend, obsessing about marriage and a ring and matching dining-room furniture? Couldn’t one just … Continue reading Dodger Boy Review

How To Be a T-Rex – Review & Blog Tour

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: An upROARiously funny take on following your wildest dreams, from the bestselling creator of Dinosaur Comics Being a regular old human is kind of a drag. That’s why Sal is not going to be a teacher or doctor or lawyer when she grows up. She is going to grow up … Continue reading How To Be a T-Rex – Review & Blog Tour

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts Review

Synopsis from Sterling Publishing: Don’t call him scaredy-cat Sam, because Sam Wu IS NOT AFRAID of ghosts! Except . . . he totally is. Can he conquer his fear by facing the ghost that lives in the walls of his house? After an unfortunate (and very embarrassing) incident in the Space Museum, Sam goes on … Continue reading Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts Review