Book Review – SEEING By Joseph Falank

SEEINGBy Joseph Falank214 pages – ages 12+Published by Winter Goose Publishing on June 27, 2014 Summary – 13 year-old Jake Sheppard has always been mocked in his class. After his father walked out on his mother and him, and his best friend became his tormentor, his life has been even harder. The fact that his grandfather, … Read more

Debbie Dadey’s Mermaid Tales Wahoo-athon! Review, Giveaway, Release Celebration, Poetry Contest! Wahoo!

Today’s post is PACKED full of fun AND PRIZES! One of my favorite authors whose books were the first independent readers I started reading (Bailey School Kids) has a new book coming out December 15th. It is the 13th book in her Mermaid Tales series. But before I get to that and the SUPER giveaway/poetry contest … Read more

Review! Frostborn by Lou Anders

Frostborn CHECK LATEST PRICE By: Lou Anders Series Throne and Bones Pages: 336 pages – ages 8+ Published by: Crown Books for Young Readers on August 5, 2014SummaryKarn Korlundsson hates the farming life and the fact that he is to become hauld (head leader) of the traveling farm village he lives him. He wants to see the world. … Read more

The Last Enchanter (Book 2: The Celestine Chronicles) by Laurisa White Reyes

Welcome to the official blog tour for THE LAST ENCHANTER, Book II of The Celestine Chronicles, a fun-filled fantasy adventure series for middle grade readers! To celebrate the release of her newest book, author Laurisa White Reyes is giving away a brand new 16 GB NOOK HD!!! Details on how to enter the giveaway can be found at the end of this post! The … Read more

The BFG

The BFG CHECK LATEST PRICE By: Roald Dahl Illustrated by: Quentin Blake Published in: 1998 by Puffin Pages: 208 pages -Ages 9-12 The BFG – Our ReviewSophie was an orphan with a pretty boring life. That is until she was kidnapped by the B.F.G. (the Big Friendly Giant)! “A big friendly giant?!?”, you may be asking yourself! Well, yes! He … Read more

Review! Love for Logan by Lori DeMonia

Love for Logan CHECK LATEST PRICE Written by: Lori DeMonia Illustrated by: Monique Turchan Pages: 26 pages – ages 6+ Published by: Halo Publishing International on May 15, 2015 Synopsis: Logan is so excited for her ballet recital tonight! She can’t wait to show her whole family! It’s just that Logan’s sister, Leah, has autism and sensory processing disorder. … Read more

Character Book Club: Taylor Davis from Taylor Davis and the Flame of Findul [by Michelle Isenhoff]

14 FebHello, readers! I usually do Perfect Picture Book Friday (check out PPBF at Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog HERE) but this week I am doing The Secret Files of Fairday Morrow blog’s Character Book Club! Next week I will be back with a great PPBF post! Today I get to interview… “Um Erik, I’m sorry to tell … Read more

Zig and Wikki in The Cow by Nadja Spiegelman

Zig and Wikki in The Cow CHECK LATEST PRICE By: Nadja Spiegelman Trade Loeffler (Illustrator) Ages 7+ Hardcover: 40 pages Publisher: Toon Books (April 1, 2010) Zig and Wikki in The Cow – Our ReviewZig and Wikki are back in an all new adventure! Zig’s pet fly (he brought a fly home from Earth on their last adventure) isn’t feeling … Read more

I want you to meet my friend Renn

Renn is 6 1/2 years old and has Epilepsy. He is the son of Bethany Telles, author of “Waiting for James in a Sea of Pink,”. I have been following Renn’s battle with epilepsy on “The Brain of a Jedi” blog (Click HERE). He gets seizures every day. They tried all kinds of medications that didn’t work. Renn … Read more