Tag Archives: middle grade fiction

Mini-reviews: The Welsh Girl by Peter Ho Davies; Once by Morris Gleitzman; and The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

Title: The Welsh Girl Author: Peter Ho Davies Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Mariner Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Outside, the technicolor sunset is giving way to the silvery sweep of … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Countdown by Deborah Wiles; Icons by Margaret Stohl; and The Alchemyst by Michael Scott

Title: Countdown Author: Deborah Wiles Genre: Middle grade historical fiction Publisher: Scholastic Press Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: I am eleven years old, and I am invisible. Goodreads blurb: The … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Blood Binding by Helen Stringer

Title: The Blood Binding: A Belladonna Johnson Story Author: Helen Stringer Genre: Middle grade fantasy Publisher: Helen Stringer Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the author First line: It was raining again. Goodreads blurb: Belladonna Johnson … Continue reading

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