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 […]

Property of the Rebel Librarian by Allison Varnes

When I heard about this one, I had to read it. When seventh grader June’s school librarian is suspended for checking out a book to her that her parent’s disapprove of, it kicks of a school wide book banning spree. Most of the books in the library are removed and reading unapproved books can result […]

Beat the Backlist Challenge 2019

Like the last two years, I’ll be participating in this challenge hosted by the Novel Knight. The challenge has really helped me knock some series off my To Be Read list and stay on track for reading. If I already have a list of books I want to get to that year picked out, I’m […]

Max and Charlie by Zack Leiberman and Illustrated by Louis Neubert

While at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando back in June, my mom and I met author Zack Leiberman during lunch. There weren’t many tables available and we sat a table with a woman from one of the publishing company’s that was in attendance. After I left to try to find the panel […]