Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish Book Review

Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya Publication: April 21st, 2018 Genre: Middle Grade Rating:  One boy’s search for his father leads him to Puerto Rico in this moving middle-grade novel, for fans of Ghost and See You in the Cosmos. Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you […]

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City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake #1) Book Review

City of Ghosts (Cassidy Blake #1) by Victoria Schwab Publication: August 28th, 2018 Genre: Middle-Grade Paranormal  Rating:  Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted Edinburgh, Scotland, for their […]

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Maudlin Towers: Curse of the Werewolf Boy Book Review

Maudlin Towers: Curse of the Werewolf Boy by Chris Priestley Publication: July 10th, 2018 Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy  Rating:  Mildew and Sponge don’t think much of Maudlin Towers, the blackened, gloom­laden, gargoyle-infested monstrosity that is their school. But when somebody steals the School Spoon and the teachers threaten to cancel the Christmas holidays until the culprit is found, our heroes must spring into action and solve the crime! […]

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Top 5 Favorite Middle Grade Books

Time for another discussion post but this time it will be super short. I’m talking all about my favorite middle-grade books. The Percy Jackson Universe- The books shaped my middle school and teen years. These are the best-written middle grades and to this day I still love them as an adult. I still read all […]

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Top 5 Favorite Genres

Time for another discussion post but this time it will be super short. I want to discuss my favorite genres that I love and why. Fantasy- I love all types of fantasy. My favorites are high, epic, dark, etc. All of it brings me pure joy. Historical Fiction- As a huge history buff learning all about […]

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The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray

    The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray by B. A. Williamson Published: May 15th, 2018 Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Gwendolyn Gray faces an overwhelming battle every day: keeping her imagination under control. It’s a struggle for a dreamer like Gwendolyn, in a city of identical gray skyscrapers, clouds that never clear, and grown-ups who never […]

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Top 10 Books I Want My Future Kids To Read

I love books so much that I hope to pass it on to my children. As a mom, I will buy tons of great children and middle-grade books picture and chapter books alike. I saw this as a top ten Tuesday on so many accounts that I follow but, I don’t post on Tuesdays. So, […]

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