Category Archives: Giveaways

Explorer Academy: The Double Helix Book Blast!

Welcome Back to the Explorer Academy! Welcome to the Explorer Academy: The Double Helix Book Blast!   To celebrate the release of Explorer Academy: The Double Helix by Trudi Trueit on September 24th, blogs across the web are featuring special content from … Continue reading

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Explorer Academy: The Falcon’s Feather BLOG TOUR!

I’ll soon have a review of this new book in the Explorer Academy series. For now enjoy Day Three of the Blog Tour… (And don’t forget to enter the huge GIVEAWAY through the link near the end of the post!) … Continue reading

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The past year was another special one for middle grade books. The big name award groups recognize their favorite books, but my Golden Cup Awards look within the stories to find the best in fifteen unique categories. Keep reading for … Continue reading

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European history comes alive with this new four book set from Nomad Press. Learn all about the Thinkers, Inventors, Artists, and Explorers from the 14th to 17th century. These would be great for a school or for those home schoolers … Continue reading

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New cover reveals for The Lightning Road series by Donna Galanti!

I previously reviewed Donna Galanti’s The Lightning Road series: JOSHUA AND THE LIGHTNING ROAD and JOSHUA AND THE ARROW REALM—both fantastic adventures. Today I’m thrilled to give you a look at these awesome new cover reveals! Plus enter to win … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO ANOTHER MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! Before I get to my featured review let me pause to celebrate. This past weekend was my 6th year blogging anniversary! I gave all the details in last Friday’s post. What better way … Continue reading

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A Happy 6th Year Blogging Anniversary!

What a wild ride! This weekend marks six years of blogging at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE. Oh Happy Day! Sorry, no cupcakes to give out as they don’t last too long at my house. What I do have is a … Continue reading

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