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Episode 12: The Saga of Tanya the Evil and Wonder Woman


For the 99th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I, Podcastle in the Sky looks at two fantastical versions of that war from this year – the feature film… 10,907 more words


PATINA by Jason Reynolds

The story continues for the CYBIL’s Middle Grade Fiction winning entry from last year, GHOST. It ended with Ghost running in his first big race. 771 more words


Carmen Maria Machado's Her Body and Other Parties (reviewed by Penny Reeve)

Carmen Maria Machado’s writing has — very rightly so — been receiving a lot of attention recently. Readers have been champing at the bit for more of Machado’s work since she set the literary world alight in 2014 with the incredible short “The Husband Stitch” and now we’re rewarded with a collection of her short stories with… 843 more words


10 Things About Kale, My Ex, and other Things to Toss into a Blender

1.  The two stars of the book are Mia and Justine, both of whom kind of want to destroy Mia’s sleazy ex boyfriend who made out with some other girl during the pool party.   498 more words


THINGS THAT SURPRISE YOU for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Welcome to MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY. I’m reviewing this smart new title sure to please readers. But first there are two giveaway opportunities:


Giveaway at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE… 734 more words
Middle Grade

THE WARDEN'S DAUGHTER for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

I’m off and running into my sixth year at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE. The winners of my Anniversary Giveaway of a book and gift card are: 723 more words

Middle Grade