The Last Star by Rick Yancey NOW IN PAPERBACK!

The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They’re down here, they’re up there, they’re nowhere. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. But beneath these riddles lies one truth: Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. Zombie. Nugget. And all […]

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

Favorite Families in Children’s Literature By Pablo Cartaya I have a big loud Cuban-American family. We have disagreements, celebrate successes together, bicker, complain, cry, laugh, you name it my family does it together. I think back to the influential books that stayed with me, and I realize that many of them have big colorful families […]

Heartstone by Elle Katharine White

Janeite and fantasy lovers alike will appreciate the imaginative world created by Miss White in Heartstone. In this traditional fantasy retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, readers embark on a mythical, epic adventure. If you like dragons, bloody battles and sword fights, this is a book you will want to pick up. Save Save

Flying Lessons & Other Stories Edited by Ellen Oh

Ten amazing stories told by ten inspirational, diverse authors.  Every single one of the contributors full of talent, full of heart, yet humble and kind beyond compare. With a message that is so abundantly clear, all young people to see themselves represented in books. We have come a long way in literature but in the […]

ROSEBLOOD by: A.G. Howard

I am so excited that ROSEBLOOD by A.G. Howard releases today and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author A.G. Howard, be sure to check out all the details below.   This blitz also includes a giveaway for a signed ROSEBLOOD poster and a […]

My Favorite Middle Grade Books of 2016!

Yes, I know, I read a lot of books. You kind of need to as a librarian, I really like to know what I put on our shelves. Not only is it my job but it is my passion. Reading makes me whole. I was so lucky to be sent so many amazing middle grade […]

The Island of Lost Children by Kim Batchelor

The Island of Lost Children Re-imagining the story of Peter and Wendy by Kim Batchelor     Genre: Middle Grade / Fairy Tale / Fantasy Publisher: Luna y Miel Publishing Date of Publication: November 9, 2013 Number of Pages: 188   Scroll down for Giveaway! Peter is still the boy who doesn’t grow up. Wendy […]

Legend of the Forest Beast by Don M. Winn

SIR KAYE THE BOY KNIGHT BOOK 3   Legend of the Forest Beast by     Don M. Winn Genre: Children’s / Chapter Book / Medieval Publisher: Progressive Rising Phoenix Press Date of Publication: July 8, 2016 Number of Pages: 178   Scroll down for Giveaway!   The beloved tutor Alchir has vanished! And a […]

Ratpunzel by Ursula Vernon

The best one yet!!  I love Ratpunzel!!  Clever, cute and so creative! Hamster Princess is a Rockstar! Save Save Save

Spindle by Shonna Slayton

A different take on the Sleeping Beauty tale with a unique twist. I love retellings and adaptions but most of all I love when the story takes a mind and life of its own, and that is the kind of book Spindle is. Filled with historical facts and politics of the era, this book was […]