‘The Witch Boy’ by Molly Ostertag is a Magical Adventure With a Powerful Message for Young Readers – One of our Favorite OGNs of 2017!

Title: The Witch Boy Author: Molly Ostertag Release Date: October 31, 2017 Publisher: Graphix (Scholastic) Review Spoilers: Low GoodReads | Amazon I have been waiting all year to review Molly Ostertag’s The Witch Boy and I am so excited to finally share it with our readers. It is hands down one of my favorite graphic novels […]

Join Serafina in Her Latest Adventure in Robert Beatty’s ‘Serafina and the Splintered Heart’

Title: Serafina and the Splintered Heart Author: Robert Beatty Series: Serafina #3 Release Date: July 3, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon Our latest adventure with Serafina and her friends is their darkest yet as author Robert Beatty wraps up this installment of the Biltmore story in Serafina and the Splintered Heart. […]

GIVEAWAY: Win a Copy of ‘Serafina and the Splintered Heart’ (Plus Some Super Cool Earrings) Courtesy of Disney-Hyperion!

We’re hosting a giveaway in partnership with Disney-Hyperion to celebrate the release of Serafina and the Splintered Heart! The third book in the Serafina series is coming out next week and we’re super excited to bring you this giveaway opportunity. While we don’t tend to cover too many middle grade series […]

Monsters and Adventure Abound in “Darkmouth: The Legends Begin”

Darkmouth: The Legends Begin Author: Shane Hegarty Release Date: April 21, 2015 Series: Darkmouth #1 Publisher: HarperCollins Genre(s): Middle Grade, Fantasy Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon Monsters are awesome. Far more awesome and diverse than something simple like zombies or vampires. In the world that Finn lives in, hunting monsters is just sort of […]

“The Eighth Day” is A Surprisingly Epic Middle Grade Adventure

The Eighth Day Author: Dianne K. Salerni Series: The Eighth Day #1 Release Date: April 22, 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Edelweiss DRC Genre(s): Middle Grade, Fantasy, Adventure Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Mild GoodReads | Amazon All right, so, I need to put this out there right away: this book was kind of amazing. I loved it. I read […]

Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures Is A Fabulous Middle Grade Fantasy

Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures Author: Maggie Stiefvater and Jackson Pearce Series: Pip Barlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures #1 Release Date: April 28, 2015 Publisher: Scholastic Press Source: Edelweiss DRC Genre(s): Middle Grade Fantasy Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon I have had my eye on Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures for a while […]

The Last Dragon Charmer: Villain Keeper is Middle Great Fantasy at It’s Finest

The Last Dragon Charmer: Villain Keeper Author: Laurie McKay Release Date: February 3, 2015 Series: The Last Dragon Charmer #1 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Edelweiss DRC Genre(s): Middle Grade Fantasy Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon I’m always excited when books exceed my expectations. I decided to read Villain Keeper for one reason and one reason only: […]