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Review: Nest


by Esther Ehrlich

How did I get it: an arc copy I received from Netgalley for an honest review.

My Rating:☆☆☆

Goodreads Blurb:

For fans of Jennifer Holm ( 268 more words


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How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks

Jinks leaves her readers eager for the next book in this trilogy. Birdie is ten, though she looks eight, and the best apprentice Alfred Bunce has ever had. 279 more words

Middle Grade

Melissa Reads :: Aesop's Secret by Claudia White


Melinda and Felix Hutton are just an ordinary pair of siblings, until their parents confess that they have all inherited the talent of metamorphosis, a revelation that begins to unravel the children’s world. 600 more words

Book Reviews

Courtesy of Project Mayhem – an excellent blog for middle-grade writers -

How to Write When You’re Not Writing

I thought we could all use this post to assuage some of the late summer “I need to be writing” guilt. 283 more words

Musings On Writing

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor - Jon Scieszka makes science awesome.

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor, by Jon Scieszka (2014), $13.95, ISBN: 9781419712180

Recommended for ages 8-12

In his neverending quest to get boys – and guys! 334 more words

Tween Reads

Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

3.5 / 5 lilies

For a middle grade debut from Fitzgerald, I would say that Under the Egg is very well done. Readers between the ages of 10 and 15 would probably enjoy this novel most as I don’t think I would recommend this to anyone much older than early teens. 374 more words