The winner of the Fall Into Books Giveaway is Kelly! Congratulations Kelly! Please get in touch with you mailing address so I can send you your books! Yay! This is what Kelly won:
It’s Marvelous Middle Grade Monday again ! Literary Addicts is running another giveaway, and of course I want to get in on the action. I’d like to make my giveaway middle grade friendly in honor of Marvelous Middle Grade Mondays, so here’s what you can win. To enter all you need to do is this: … More MMGM: Fall Into Books Giveaway Hop
The Sizzling Summer Reads Giveaway is over folks. And what fun it was to hear from a bunch of new visitors and followers as well as from some old friends. Once again I relied on the folks at Random.org to give me the winners of the giveaway. So here they are:
For this week’s Marvelous Middle Grade Monday I whipped through the Newbery Honor Book BREAKING STALIN’S NOSE by Eugene Yelchin. Sasha Zaichik has known the laws of the Soviet Young Pioneers since the age of six: The Young Pioneer is devoted to Comrade Stalin, the Communist Party, and Communism. A Young Pioneer is a reliable … More MMGM: BREAKING STALIN’S NOSE by Eugene Yelchin
This week for MMGM I’m clearing my shelves a bit. As part of the Sizzling Summer Reads Giveaway I’m letting go of a bunch of stuff. Comment below and let me know if you are a follower and which one you’d like to win to enter. I will draw one name for each book available … More MMGM and Sizzling Summer GIVEAWAY!
Hey readers! Pop over to versenovels.com for a giveaway! This week on Marvelous Middle Grade Monday (sponsored by the lovely Shannon Messenger) I’d like to talk about sleuths. But first, some painful childhood reminiscence. Despite my mother being a public librarian, as a child I didn’t use the library nearly as much as you might think. I … More Marvelous Middle Grade Monday – SLEUTHS!
Not long ago I entered a contest on Twitter, asking entrants to detail a mischievous act. I told about the time I filled the fountain in front of city hall with laundry soap and red food coloring so it was pink and bubbly the next day. Ah, high school. Anyway, I won the contest and the … More Marvelous Middle Grade Monday – The Merits of Mischief: The Bad Apple
I picked up MY OWN REVOLUTION by Carolyn Marsden at ALA last month, after not only blogging it as an “I can’t wait to read” book that week, but also having a drink with Carolyn at a middle grade meet-up the night before! When I found her signing the books in the exhibition floor we … More Marvelous Middle Grade Monday – My Own Revolution
A quick MMGM post this week because I (and the lovely Shannon W Messenger) are both busy running around ALA12 like lunatics. This week I’d like to highlight a series Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flanagan. Ranger’s Apprentice is part George RR Martin, part Tamora Pierce, Part Nancy Farmer. It’s a series of dramatic adventures involving a … More MMGM The Ranger’s Apprentice Series by John Flanagan
This week for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday I’m looking at The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman. While this isn’t a classic from my youth it might as well be. The cover even makes it look like a vintage book, and the premise – a 1960s girl pulled back in time to the 1860s – gives … More Marvelous Middle Grade Monday – The Freedom Maze