Book Spotlight: Venus Underwater

It’s such a pleasure to share this beautiful book with you all! Songs from Mermaidia by Julia Hengst, will delight kids and parents alike! Read on for more info and a chance to win a fantastic giveaway – A copy of the book (digital or print) and a $25 Amazon e-gift card! Venus Underwater: Songs…

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Book Review: James Clyde and the Tomb of Salvation

I read this middle grade book back in November 2020 and am finally getting around to writing a review for it because I am constantly behind as a book reviewer. I have come to accept this fate in the fast paced world of book reading. Anyways, here is my review for James Clyde and the…

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Book Spotlight: The Littlest Dinosaur

Welcome to the tour for the most adorable story, The Littlest Dinosaur by Bryce Raffle and Steven Kothlow, illustrated by Tessa Verplancke! We also have a fantastic giveaway — Digital Prize Packs which include the ebook copy of the book, two desktop wallpapers for the computer, two cell phone backdrops, plus three printable activity pages…

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Book Review: Elephant

Another book review brought to you by yours truly! This time, I read and reviewed Elephant by Natalie Rodriguez. Synopsis: Summer of 2006. Four childhood best friends. A family secret. After a strange encounter leaves him hospitalized, a timid teenage boy named Matt “Matty” Smith comes home to a continuous series of events met with…

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Book Spotlight: Eucalyptus Street – Green Curse

To celebrate the release of the next exciting book in the Botanic Hill Detectives mystery series, Eucalyptus Street: Green Curse is going on tour! We have an excerpt for you to read and a chance to win a signed, personalized paperback copy of the book, and some matching book swag! Eucalyptus Street: Green Curse  Publication…

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Cover Reveal: Eucalyptus Street (Green Curse)

I’m so pleased to reveal the new cover for the latest Botanic Hill Detectives Mystery book, Eucalyptus Street: Green Curse by Sherrill Joseph. Coming this fall! Eucalyptus Street: Green Curse  Expected Publication Date: Fall 2020 Genre: MG Mystery/ Middle Grade – 9 to 12 years old (For fans of Nancy Drew type mysteries) In 1945, Isabela de…

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Mini Review: Ruckus by Laurie Elmquist

Our external reviewer Sara has another mini-review for us! She has been recommending a lot of great middle grade books and here is another to add to that list! Synopsis: Reece’s new dog, Ruckus, tears through life like a Tyrannosaurus rex. He bites everything that moves and drives Reece’s mom nuts. The puppy was Dad’s…

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Middle Grade Mini Book Reviews

Our external reviewer Sara has been busy doing some middle grade reading so that she can be better acquainted to recommend books to the kids at the library she works at! Here are some of her reviews on some of the books she has picked up! The Monster Sisters and the Mystery of the Unlocked…

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Book Highlight: Nutmeg Street

Have you heard about Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secrets, by Sherrill Joseph yet? Check it out and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the bottom! Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secrets (A Botanic Hill Detectives Mysteries #1) Expected Publication Date: February 1st, 2020 Genre: MG/ Middle Grade/ Mystery (Ages 9 – 12) World-famous Egyptologist Dr. Winston Thornsley…

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Cover Reveal: Nutmeg Street

A fantastic cover for an exciting upcoming debut novel by author, Sherrill Joseph! Read more about Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secrets below! Nutmeg Street: Egyptian Secrets (A Botanic Hill Detectives Mysteries #1) Expected Publication Date: February 1st, 2020 Genre: MG/ Middle Grade/ Mystery (Ages 9 – 12) World-famous Egyptologist Dr. Winston Thornsley died suddenly two months…

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