Tag: Middle Grade

  • GHOST SQUAD: MG Book Review

    GHOST SQUAD: MG Book Review

    General Information Title: Ghost Squad Author: Claribel A. Ortega Genre: Magical Adventure Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Funny Great relationships between the heroine and her family, friend, and town Ghosts: some silly, some spooky A great best friend Find out more about it: Claribel Ortega’s website

  • SHADOW SCHOOL ARCHIMANCY: Book Review

    SHADOW SCHOOL ARCHIMANCY: Book Review

    General Information Title: Shadow School Archimancy Author: J.A. White Series: Book 1 in the Shadow School Series Genre: Magical adventure Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Pithy descriptions of people and places Imaginative plot A threesome of outsiders are the heroes Cordelia’s curiosity and resourcefulness Ghosts!

  • NEVERMOOR: MG Book Review

    NEVERMOOR: MG Book Review

    General Information Title: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Author: Jessica Townsend Series: Book 1 in the Nevermoor Series Genre: Fantasy Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Snarky, brave main character who refuses to meekly submit to her (at first) miserable life Morrigan’s worlds, both new and old, are beautifully evoked Subtle humor […]

  • THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER Book Review

    THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER Book Review

    General Information Title: The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Author: Lamar Giles Genre: Magical adventure Subgenre: Humor Age: 10-12 years old What’s best about it: Hilarious! Funny, believable relationship between the two main characters Insane plot. Whenever I thought I knew what would happen next, the plot took another twist. Logan County is so strange that it’s a […]

  • THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON Book Review

    THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON Book Review

    General Information Title: The Mortification of Fovea Munson Author: Mary Winn Heider Genre: Magical adventure Subgenre: Humor Age: 9-12 years old What’s best about it: Great humor Fovea’s parents and grandmother are important parts of the story When friends become enemies and strangers become friends Science Fantasy Find out more about it: https://www.marywinnheider.com/

  • THE LIGHT IN THE LAKE Book Review

    ~Genre: Fantasy and Magic ~Subgenre:  Environment ~Age: 8-12 ~What’s best about it: Mystery, Nature, Magic; Friendship; Science; Hope. Find out more about it: https://www.sarahrbaughman.com/

  • THE GHOULS OF HOWLFAIR Book Review

    THE GHOULS OF HOWLFAIR Book Review

    ~Genre: Mystery Adventure ~Subgenre: Spooky ~Age: Middle Grade (9-12 years old) ~What’s best about it:  Hilarious; Spooky; Distinctive characters; Great descriptions. ~Find out more about it: https://www.nicktomlinson.com/

  • DEAD VOICES Book Review

    DEAD VOICES Book Review

    ~Genre: Action ~Subgenre: Fantasy ~Age: Middle-Grade (Ages 9-12) ~What’s best about it:  Spookiness; Friendships; Good character portrayals. ~Find more about it: http://katherinearden.com/book/