Middle Grade series are the absolute best! Here are some that I want to read.
It's the summer before seventh grade and Alberta is so excited for the new family moving into the old bed and breakfast across the street in her Ewing Beach community. What makes Alberta even happier is that the family that is moving in is Black like her and her two dads. Alberta learns about how … Continue reading Review: The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
Everybody missed the bus that fell from the sky, because they were so wrapped up in their middle school walks home. This is an interconnected short story collection that follows different kids from 10 different blocks. There are best friends, loners, worriers, kids facing fears, kids dealing with issues way beyond middle school life. Jason … Continue reading Review: Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
Hey y'all! Today I am coming with a February book haul. I don't know what happened in February, actually I do, and book buying was a little solace as a coped with the other things. Here are the books that I acquired in the month of February. EBOOKS The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang - … Continue reading February 2019 Book Haul
Hey y'all! For Blogmas Day 1, I thought I would do a post about Middle Grade books series that are absolutely worth the read. Winter Break is coming up and the kids will be out of school for two(ish) weeks. I know I am always trying to get my kid to read more while he … Continue reading Blogmas Day 1: Middle Grade Series to Start Over Winter Break
Ellie's grandpa Melvin is a world-renowned scientist . . . in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy. His feet stink, and he eats everything in the refrigerator--and Ellie is so happy to have him around. Grandpa may not exactly fit in at middle school, but he certainly keeps things interesting. When he and Ellie team … Continue reading Middle Grade Review: The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm
A rambling old inn, a strange map, an attic packed with treasures, squabbling guests, theft, friendship, and an unusual haunting mark this smart middle grade mystery in the tradition of the Mysterious Benedict Society books and Blue Balliet's Chasing Vermeer series. It's wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler's inn is always quiet during this … Continue reading Middle Grade Review: Greenglass House by Kate Milford
Hey y'all! I had a really awesome reading week last week, as I push to make it to 100 books by the end of the month. I enjoyed pretty much everything I read and found a new favorite classic, so yeah excellent reading week. What I Recently Finished Circe by Madeline Miller - I finished … Continue reading What I Read and Weekly TBR