Once Was A Time by Leila Sales | Book Review

Once Was A Time by Leila Sales is the book that convinced me I would be a fan of Sales no matter what she writes. This book is her middle grade debut, and yes, it is very good. I think if you are the sort of reader who is already disposed towards liking middle grade, […]

Going Over by Beth Kephart | Book Review

Beth Kephart works her wordsmith magic skills again with Going Over. Kephart’s signature style is all about the carefully crafted turn of phrases and imagery. I think if you’re the sort of reader who is all about words being able to paint pictures, you’ll be in for a treat when you read Going Over. I would also […]

The Orphan Of Awkward Falls | Keith Graves | Book Review

Mad scientists, automatons, and lunatics abound in Keith Graves’ The Orphan Of Awkward Falls, a fun speculative fiction middle grade book. I was totally over the moon to read The Orphan Of Awkward Falls because A) I love books that have orphans in them and B) The Book Smugglers gave it a good review. Hopes were high […]