2017 Holiday Gift Guide, 2017 Releases, Backlist, Recommendations

Day 6: For the Itty Bitties

Middle Grade! It's so much fun to dip a toe in the books for the younger folks, because there is so much great stuff being published for that age range. It's a longer post today with 7 books each for paperbacks and hardcovers, but it's my only middle grade post of the guide! Once again,… Continue reading Day 6: For the Itty Bitties

2017 Releases, Backlist, Friday Five, Recommendations

Friday Five: Let the Games Begin!

Competition is something that drives a lot of books--I mean, The Hunger Games obviously did okay and that is literally a kill-or-be-killed competition. Most times competitions don't require you to be a murderer, which is a good thing, but they always provide great plot if they are written well. The five YA books below have… Continue reading Friday Five: Let the Games Begin!