book review, horror, Middle Grade, Uncategorized

Ghost Girl by Ally Malinenko

11 year old Zee lives with her older sister, Abby, in the quiet town of Knobbs Ferry. The hardships of loss and poverty have done nothing to dampen the flame of creativity that fills Zee, and she loved sharing her stories with her only friend, Elijah. After a storm hits the town, a newcomer seems… Continue reading Ghost Girl by Ally Malinenko

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Book Launch: The Spooks by Dan Soule

Released today is horror author Dan Soule’s first foray into middle grade horror. This collection of 17 super short stories is sure to delight children with its mixture of fun, silly, gross and thoughtful horror. Aimed for the reluctant reader, each story is flash length and written simply, to encourage interest in the written word.… Continue reading Book Launch: The Spooks by Dan Soule

book review, fantasy, Middle Grade

Quicksilver and Brimstone by Elizabeth Eckstein

After unwittingly releasing a villain from his centuries old prison, 12 year old Matthew Nightingale is inducted into the secret order or alchemists that live parallel to the known world. However, is the Great Pantomeus finished with him? Will Matthew know enough as an aspiring alchemist to protect himself when he comes for him? The… Continue reading Quicksilver and Brimstone by Elizabeth Eckstein

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Raggedy Chan by Camille Picott

Aunt Gracie teaches Emma about her Chinese heritage while telling her the story of her new doll - Raggedy Chan - who is really a Chinese princess on an adventure. This is a beautiful story that made me feel as if Aunt Gracie was taking care of me! I love the idea of a Chinese… Continue reading Raggedy Chan by Camille Picott

book review, horror, Middle Grade

The Power Within by Jacquelyn Nelson

12 year old Daphne is autistic. She loves dancing and Doctor Who, her dog, Ella, and her older brother, Nathan. However, when zombies arrive, Daphne, her family and friends all take to the roads to escape the dangers of the undead, psychos and the military. Soon Daphne is exposed to things that no child should… Continue reading The Power Within by Jacquelyn Nelson