Category Archives: New Release

THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF AFRICAN ANIMALS Blog Tour

Welcome to the Ultimate Book of African Animals Blog Tour! Looking to get away? Spend the week on a virtual safari with Emmy Award-Winning Filmmakers Beverly and Dereck Joubert as your guides! Featuring exclusive excerpts from their latest title, Ultimate … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING TOGETHER

The sequel to SECOND DAD SUMMER stands on its own if you haven’t read the first. I reviewed the initial story in July, 2020. It was an enjoyable time spent with young Jeremiah and his split family. With EVERYTHING TOGETHER, … Continue reading

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LUNA HOWLS AT THE MOON

Luna has always wanted to be a therapy dog at Therapy Dogs Worldwide. Now she’s a whisker away from reaching her fifty-visit pin that will make it official. But when her “clients”—the children who visit her—are put into a therapy … Continue reading

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THE MEDUSA QUEST

This second title in the Legends of Olympus series will appeal to adventure seekers and those interested in Greek Mythology. If you start with book 2 you’ll have no problem picking up the plot from where it left off. The … Continue reading

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THE SMARTEST KID IN THE UNIVERSE

THE OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: 12 year old Jake’s middle school is about to be shut down. Jake and his friends know their school’s worth saving-if they could only figure out how! When Jake spies a bowl of jellybeans at the hotel … Continue reading

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NEVER AFTER

You or someone in your family have probably experienced the excited anticipation when the next book in in a beloved series is released. The same goes for the main character in NEVER AFTER, Filomena Jefferson-Cho. She joins the mob of … Continue reading

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ODDS and ENDS for a new month

Happy October! Many things are going on this month that may have gotten buried in your inbox or desktop. Let me unclutter them for you. Nominations open today and close in just two weeks on October 15th. If you are … Continue reading

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THE SCIENCE OF DEFYING GRAVITY

If you missed L.G. Reed’s guest post yesterday on her Favorite Middle Grade books you can check it out here. I’ve taken the blog back today to review her new book— Eleven-year-old Cassie Williams wants to a be an astronaut … Continue reading

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TORO

This unique story centers around Alicía. Her brown eyes widen whenever there is talk of Pamplona, Spain—a place she longs to visit during the yearly Festival of the Bull. Alicía doesn’t just want to attend but also participate in the … Continue reading

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STEALING MT. RUSHMORE

If there was an award for worst parents in an MG book, the two in STEALING MT. RUSHMORE would win hands down. When things don’t go right Dad escapes from the world to his bedroom, while Mom has already taken … Continue reading

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