David Stahler Jr. Talks About His Book “I Wish I May”

Tweet I’ve read a couple of David Stahler Jr.’s books, and I think he really “gets” the voice of the characters he portrays. In Spinning Out, it’s a down-to-earth high school senior who is unsure when to step in and … Continue reading

Book Review: How to Lose Everything by Philipp Mattheis

Tweet Jonathan, Sam, Schulz and Eric are doing what they normally do in summer, hanging out at the skate park, smoking, drinking and talking about sex. But when they hear about an abandoned house not far from their neighborhood in … Continue reading

Book Review: Templar written by Jordan Mechner, illustrated by LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland

Tweet When Jordan Mechner set out to write about the Knights Templar and their lost treasure, he was more interested in the actual history of what happened to the knights than in the current existence of their purported riches. The … Continue reading

Author Jenny Meyerhoff Talks About Writing Humorous Books for Children

Tweet Yesterday I reviewed The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger, a funny book that should resonate with anyone who’s ever been challenged to get up on a stage and perform. (Read the review and enter to win a copy here.) … Continue reading

Book Giveaway and Review: The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by Jenny Meyerhoff

Tweet Both boys and girls aged 9 to 12 should love to read this book about a boy who is navigating changes at home and with his friends at school while also trying to build his courage to perform. It’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Raptor Ravine by James L. Butler

Tweet When Trik gets lost in the woods and falls down a deep ravine, he discovers a land that seems untouched by time and where unknown creatures screech in the night. After watching a strange lizard/bird hatch from a nest … Continue reading

Book Review: Don’t Feed the Boy by Irene Latham

Tweet Today I’m excited to be participating in a blog tour for a new book by author Irene Latham. It’s called Don’t Feed the Boy, and it’s a great book for mothter-daughter book clubs with girls aged 8 to 13. … Continue reading

Book Review: The Domino Effect by Andrew Cotto

Tweet Danny Rorro is happy growing up in his mostly Italian neighborhood in Queens, where he is known as Domino, or little Dominick, after his dad. But the neighborhood is changing, and as much as Danny would like to believe … Continue reading

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