Category Archives: New Release

MISFORTUNE ANNIE AND THE LOCOMOTIVE REAPER Virtual Tour and Author Interview

I’m pleased to be a part of this exciting launch of a new series. The book jacket description sounds like something kids and adults will find appealing: When Annabelle Fortune, the fastest gunslinger in the wild west, inadvertently stops a … Continue reading

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SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Let’s begin with some math. SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA checks in at 9.5 inches by 12 inches and is a whopping 3.8 pounds. Eye-popping fantastic is the best description I could come up with for the cover and the 304 pages inside. … Continue reading

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HOW THINGS WORK

HOW THINGS WORK is a new title sure to engage young future scientists, and those of us a bit older. Even non-science lovers opening this hardback edition will soon be convinced just how cool the science and secrets are behind … Continue reading

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EXTREME WILDFIRE and A VISIT FROM THE AUTHOR, Mark Thiessen

Wildfires are a powerful force of nature we increasingly see on the news each year. Some of us might even witness one in our own community. Earlier this past summer I watched smoke come off the mountains to the west … Continue reading

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS MASTERMIND BLOG TOUR

I’m excited to be Stop #5 on the National Geographic Kids Mastermind Blog Tour! This summer, National Geographic Kids Books is inviting kids to “Unleash Their Inner Genius” with the release of Mastermind (May 2016, ages 8-12).  In this fun, … Continue reading

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Five More for the Future

Earlier this year I added five anticipated MG novels to my sky high future read list. In just four months I’ve reduced that list to One for the Future as I zipped through the first four close to their release … Continue reading

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FIVE FOR THE FUTURE

I raced through the five Cybils finalists earlier this month giving me an opportunity to tackle the healthy stack of books in my TBR (to be read) pile. I also have an eye on the future and books yet to … Continue reading

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