Genre: Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories

Book Review: City Spies

Book Review: City Spies

A MIDDLE GRADE SPY NOVEL THAT READS LIKE A MOVIE? Featuring a girl in STEM? Kids who go to school for SPY ACTIVITIES? Diverse characters up the wazoo? There are set-ups and they almost always pay off. And it’s fun! It’s really really fun! This is a great start to a series, I’m excited to […]

Posted January 6, 2023 by geograph in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Book Review: The Hayley Mysteries

Book Review: The Hayley Mysteries

This book is. Fine. It’s cozy, it’s middle-grade, it’s age-appropriate. The big problem with it is that none of the characters have any flaws, so absolutely no character development can happen over the course of the story. The entire time I just wished that I was reading SMALL SPACES again. Three stars. LOVE the cover […]

Posted October 21, 2022 by geograph in contemporary, middle grade, review / 0 Comments
Book Review: Aven Green, Music Machine

Book Review: Aven Green, Music Machine

“But what’s the point in doing something if I’m not an expert at it? People will just laugh at me.”
“If you’e learning something and growing and doing your best and getting better at it all the time, then what’s there to laugh at?” Aven has to pick something to do for the talent show, and […]

Posted September 2, 2022 by geograph in contemporary, review / 0 Comments
Book Review: Drew LeClair Gets a Clue

Book Review: Drew LeClair Gets a Clue

Drew is such a fantastic main character, and she’s what really sells this book. There have been a lot of parallels drawn to Harriet the Spy, and they’re definitely warranted – this book kind of updates that story and takes a new twist on it. Fantastic middle grade mystery novel for kids who are so […]

Posted May 15, 2022 by geograph in contemporary, review / 0 Comments