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Book Time: 5 books for kids, middle graders and adults you should read, too

This blog post was originally published in and copied here with permission. I used to read every book I ever started, start to finish regardless of if I was enjoying it. Not any longer. Now only books I love make... Continue Reading →

Friendship and book lovers – middle grade and young adult books reviewed

Two middle grade books and a young adult book about books, friendship and the ice age.

Heartbreaking but great: Sirens of Memory and Born Behind Bars reviewed

Great books in both Sirens of Memory about a woman who flees an abusive relationships after the Iraqi invasion and Born Behind Bars, which is about child born in jail and released to the streets of Indian when he is nine.

Chatting to Canadian artist Mike Holmes about My Own World

I interview Mike Holmes, a Canadian author and illustrator whose debut graphic novel My Own World came out June 22.

Reviewing middle grade novel Amanda in Malta The Sleeping Lady

You learn about Malta, its people, culture and and this middle grade book by Canadian author Darlene Foster.

Blog tour: Amanda in Malta, Q&A with Darlene Foster

I am the last stop on the Amanda in Malta: The Sleeping Lady blog tour. This is the eighth book in the Canadian author's book series about a 12-year-old girl named Amanda who explores the world, learning about people and places while solving a mystery.

Q&A with Terry Lynn Johnson about Rescue at Lake Wild

I interview Canadian author Terry Lynn Johnson about her latest middle grade Rescue at Lake Wild, starring Madison and her friends and a pair of beaver kits.

The Year I Flew Away and other middle grade and young adult books reviewed

Wonderful reads old and new reads for those who like middle grade or young adult.

Two great books – The Immortal Boy and Just Like That reviewed

I recommend both this books, The Immortal Boy for young adults and Just Like that for the middle grade set.

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