Book Review: Me & Miranda Mullaly by Jake Gerhardt

Ah, middle school romance. That's the heart of the story behind Jake Gerhardt's humorous new middle grade rom-com, Me & Miranda Mullaly. The fates of three 8th grade boys converge in biology class one day, as each falls desperately in love with the same girl. There's Sam, the class clown; Duke, the intellectual; and Chollie,... Continue Reading →

Book Review + Giveaway: Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

A powerful story about finding your inner strength, speaking up, and being heard, Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate is a soaring triumph of middle grade literature. In her first novel since winning the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience. Jackson and his family have fallen on hard... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Lilliput by Sam Gayton

A delightful and charming new take on Gulliver's Travels, Lilliput by Sam Gayton proves you can be brave at any size. Inspired by Gulliver's Travels, Lilliput is an exhilarating adventure filled with cunning escape plans, evil clock makers, and very talkative parrots. Join Lily as she travels through 18th century London over rooftops, down chimneys,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler

A creeptastic story filled with heart, Ghostlight by Sonia Gensler is as much about facing our inner demons, as it is about facing ghosts. Avery is looking forward to another summer at Grandma’s farm, at least until her brother says he’s too old for “Kingdom,” the imaginary world they’d spent years creating. Lucky for her,... Continue Reading →

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