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Two! Two Programs! (Insert Count von Count laugh here)

I was still on a high from having kids show up to my comic book discussion group, so I decided to charge headlong into more programming this week. 363 more words


Book Review: Zaria Fierce and the Secret of Gloomwood Forest

Author: Keira Gillett
Format: eBook
Publisher: Keira Gillett
Number of Pages: 224
Date Published: March 6 2015

On her birthday, Zaria Fierce finds her usual path to school blocked by an ugly river-troll. 514 more words


Launch a Rocket into Space - boost your math skills!

Launch a Rocket Into Space (You Do the Math Series), by Hilary Koll & Steve Mills, (June 2015, QED Publishing), $17.95, ISBN: 9781609927295

Recommended for ages 8-12… 274 more words

Middle Grade

The Magical Animal Adoption Agency is open for business!

The Magical Animal Adoption Agency, Book 2 The Enchanted Egg, by Kallie George/Illus. by Alexander Bolger (Nov. 2015, Disney Book Group), $14.99, ISBN: 9781423183839… 256 more words


Neither MG nor YA

Sometimes you miss out on  amazing things. This week, McNally Jackson Books here in NYC had a panel I would have LOVED to have attended: “ 416 more words

Leslie Zampetti


Several years ago I won a contest for a signed copy of Matt Myklusch’s first book, THE ACCIDENTAL HERO, and I became an instant fan. I loved all three of the Jack Blank books and passed that enjoyment on to my husband. 547 more words


Are you prepared to be Fablehaven's newest Caretaker?

The Caretaker’s Guide to Fablehaven, by Brandon Mull (Oct. 2015, Shadow Mountain Publishing), $24.99, ISBN: 9781629720913

Recommended for ages 8-12

Brandon Mull’s Fablehaven series is one of those series I can’t keep on the shelves. 371 more words

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