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middle grade

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The Graveyard Book — Neil Gaiman

TITLE: The Graveyard Book AUTHOR: Neil Gaiman RELEASED: September 30th, 2008; HarperCollins GENRE: Horror/Paranormal AGE RANGE: Middle Grade SYNOPSIS: Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and…

October 31, 2018
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The Titan's Curse — Rick Riordan

  TITLE: The Titan’s Curse AUTHOR: Rick Riordan SERIES: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3 RELEASED: May 5th, 2007; Disney-Hyperion GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: It’s not everyday you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you’re the son of a Greek god, it happens.…

March 15, 2018
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Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World — Ashley Herring Blake (ARC Review)

  TITLE: Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World AUTHOR: Ashley Herring Blake RELEASES: March 6th, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: When a tornado rips through town, twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen’s house is destroyed and her family of five is displaced. Ivy feels…

March 5, 2018
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The Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan

  TITLE: The Sea of Monsters AUTHOR: Rick Riordan SERIES: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2 RELEASED: April 1st, 2006; Disney-Hyperion GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: The heroic son of Poseidon makes an action-packed comeback in the second must-read installment of Rick Riordan’s amazing young readers series.…

February 10, 2018
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The Dollmaker of Krakow – R. M. Romero

    TITLE: The Dollmaker of Krakow AUTHOR: Romero, R. M. RELEASED: September 17th, 2017; Delacorte Press GENRE: Fantasy/Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: In the land of dolls, there is magic. In the land of humans, there is war. Everywhere there is pain. But together there is hope. Karolina…

January 27, 2018
Top 10 Tuesday

T10T: Books I Want My Son to Read

This is a weekly tag hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and this week’s challenge is Top Ten Books I Want My Future Children to Read. Since I already have a wonderful kiddo, I thought I’d share with you some of the books I’m…

November 14, 2017
Top 10 Tuesday

T10T: Ten Books I Loved in Middle/High School

This is a weekly tag hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and this week’s challenge is a Back to School freebie! I decided to highlight ten books that I loved in my middle and high school years. Some of the books that I loved then…

August 22, 2017
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The Lightning Thief — Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson has always felt kind of... different. He has ADHD and dyslexia, struggles to fit in, and keeps finding himself kicked out of school. When he is admitted to his sixth school in six years, things seem to finally be working out for…

June 9, 2017