Tag: middle grade

Book Review: Raising the Horseman

Book Review: Raising the Horseman

This Sleepy Hollow retelling or sequel or something features two girls solving the mystery within the fog. Set in the modern era, I found the modern times excellent but the “past” sections difficult to get through and eventually just skipped them. If you have a middle-grader very into the Sleepy Hollow television series, or the […]

Posted January 5, 2023 by geograph in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
Book Review: Black Bird, Blue Road

Book Review: Black Bird, Blue Road

This review redacted while HarperCollins workers are on strike. You can take these actions to help support the strike. Solidarity forever. Rated at a neutral three stars; real review will be up on my blog and edited on Goodreads when HarperCollins’ workers’ demands are met. Donate to the strike fund here. Email peopleteam@harpercollins.com with your […]

Posted December 30, 2022 by geograph in Uncategorized / 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: The Mapmakers

Book Review: The Mapmakers

Once again this is the second book in a series and I did not read the first! The first is called The Hatmakers, and I had enough “backstory” in this one to get up to speed. This is a fantastic little fantasy novel that really reminded me a lot of my own favorite book series, […]

Posted May 16, 2022 by geograph in fantasy, 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

The Best Liars in Riverview | Confession is a word that can mean a couple of different things

In the woods of a small Kentucky town, Aubrey sets off on a journey about growing up, self-discovery, and acceptance while searching for their missing best friend–perfect for fans of King and the Dragonflies and Three Times Lucky.  Aubrey and Joel are like two tomato vines that grew along the same crooked fence–weird, yet the same kind of […]

Posted March 13, 2022 by geograph in nonbinary, review / 1 Comment