Category Archives: New Release

WEIRD LITTLE ROBOTS

It’s another edition of MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY with a new middle grade book on the shelves this Fall. THE PLOT (From Penguin Random House) Nine-year-old Penny Rose has just moved to a new town, and so far the robots … Continue reading

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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO?

Last March I featured the first book in this new edition of the crime fighting thief, WHO IN THE WORLD IS CARMEN SANDIEGO? Since then there have been even more releases to keep both old and new fans up to … Continue reading

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A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity

Welcome to another edition of MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY and my review of a new fantasy novel. BACKGROUND for A TIME TRAVELER’S THEORY OF RELATIVITY  by Nicole Valentine Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, … Continue reading

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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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MAYBE HE JUST LIKES YOU

WELCOME TO ANOTHER EDITION OF MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY with a very special and timely book for the beginning of the school year… For seventh-grader Mila, it starts with some boys giving her an unwanted hug on the school blacktop. … Continue reading

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THE 12th CANDLE

It’s another Marvelous Middle Grade Monday at ALWAYS in the MIDDLE and what better way to celebrate than a featured review of THE 12th CANDLE by Kim Tomsic. Middle school meets magic in this hilarious and heartfelt novel about a … Continue reading

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MALAMANDER

Much buzz has preceded the release of this new trilogy: World rights were acquired in 2018 at an eight publisher, six figure auction. Rights were sold in twelve territories. Sony has since bought the film rights. The series begins with … Continue reading

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