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Ghost, by Jason Reynolds

Middle schooler Castle “Ghost” Cranshaw is obsessed with two things: sunflower seeds and the Guinness Book of World Records. He knows a lot of the records by heart, including the fact that some guy named Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world—but that doesn’t mean he cares about track.  194 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Loved Less Than I Thought I Would

I chose to focus on series, either the first or subsequent books that I just couldn’t get into.  Trilogies are m kryptonite – I’ll love the first one and then I’m usually disappointed with book two or three. 70 more words


Fantasy & Fact: C.A. Hartley on 'The Primal Key' (Q&A)

Today, I’m in cyber conversation with Cathy (C.A.) Hartley.

Cathy is the author of The Primal Key: The Plight of the Plexus (Styxers Entertainment)—the first book in The Primal Key series for middle-grade readers. 1,500 more words

Heroes, Muses & Perfect Strangers

It took me about a week to realise that the subject header of my last blog post was a Perfect Strangers reference. I could have gone with something highbrow and literary. 996 more words

Book Review - Longbow Girl

Author: Linda Davies

While out riding, schoolgirl Merry Owen finds a chest containing an ancient Welsh text that leads her into a past filled with treasure, secrets and danger. 903 more words


Audiobook: The Inquisitor's Tale

by Adam Gidwitz
Read by the author and Vikas Adam, Mark Bramhall, Jonathan Cowley, Kimberly Farr, Ann Marie Lee, Bruce Mann, John H. Mayer, and Arthur Morey… 271 more words

Middle Grade

Review: Ross Welford - Time Travelling with a Hamster

Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford
out of 5 stars

Ross Welford has written a really wonderful time travel story for kids! 274 more words