The Hidden Witch by Molly Knox Ostertag

After helping to save his cousins, Aster is receiving witchery training from his grandmother. Meanwhile, Charlie befriends a new girl, Arielle, at school. But when Arielle gets jealous of Aster, strange things start to happen to Charlie. Can Aster and his grandmother help figure out why before it’s too late? The cast of characters expands […]

The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill

  Saturday Edition! This Thursday’s Review was for such a short book, and today’s is by the same author, so I thought I’d do them in the same week. Plus, I’ve read so many books so far this year I’m running out of Thursdays! In this delightful Middle Grade Graphic Novel, young blacksmith Greta saves […]

Real Friends by Shannon Hale and illustrated by LeUyen Pham

This autobiographical graphic novel tells the tale of young Shannon trying to make and keep friends in the early 1980s. Set between 1979-1985 the story follows Shannon from Kindergarten when she meets her first friend, Adriene, through fifth grade. Their relationship has it’s ups and downs, and in the third grade, they become part of […]

All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

In this graphic novel for middle schooler’s, young Immogene, or Impy, is off to school for the first time after being homeschooled for most of her life. And she’s about to start Middle School! Impy’s family works at the Florida Renaissance Faire where her father is a Knight and her mom has a shop to […]

Zodiac Starforce Vol. 2: Cries of the Fire Prince by Kevin Panetta

I finally got my hands of volume 2 of this awesome comic! This time around, the Zodiac Starforce girls have to put up with mean girl Alice trying to reawaken Cimmeria. Instead, she accidentally summons one of her prisoners, Pavos, whose obsessed with impressing Cimmeria. Just when it seems like Pavos might have won the […]