Tag: Middle Grade


Bewitched Kids Corner {12} Tales From Lovecraft Middle School and GIVE AWAY

Happy Saturday, and welcome to the latest installment of our monthly feature where we review Children’s books. The Bell’s Ringing; School’s in Session Quirk Books is a publisher I’ve learned to trust for books that epitomize their name; edgy, different but always thoroughly enjoyable. And the Tales from Lovecraft Middle School series is a perfect […]

Posted 3 August, 2013 by Pushy in Blog, Featured, Giveaways, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 20 Comments
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Review: The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann

The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann (website, Twitter) Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Publication: September 18th, 2012 by HarperCollins/Greenwillow Audiobook provided by publisher Get your own: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound synopsis from Goodreads Rating: Don’t get yourself noticed and you won’t get yourself hanged.In the faery slums of Bath, Bartholomew Kettle and his sister Hettie live […]

Posted 8 November, 2012 by Pushy in Blog, Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 15 Comments
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Review: The Flint Heart by Katherine Paterson and John Paterson

The Flint Heart by Katherine Paterson and John Paterson (website, Facebook Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Publication: September 27th by Candlewick Press Audiobook borrowed from library Get your own: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound synopsis from Goodreads Rating: A robust and wildly entertaining fairy tale, freely abridged from Eden Phillpotts’s 1910 fantasy and wryly retold by […]

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Review: Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner

Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner (website, Facebook) Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Publication: September 28th 2010 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Audiobook borrowed from library Get your own: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound synopsis from Goodreads Rating: Welcome to the tyrannical city of Jewel, where impatience is a sin and boldness is a crime. […]

Posted 19 June, 2012 by Pushy in Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 20 Comments
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Book Review: The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch

The Eleventh Plague by Jeff HirschPublished September 1st 2011 by Scholastic Bookscopy received from publisheraudiobookgenre: YA-MG dystopianamazon (Kindle, Hardcover, Audiobook) synopsis from goodreads The wars that followed The Collapse nearly destroyed civilization. Now, twenty years later, the world is faced with a choice—rebuild what was or make something new. Stephen Quinn, a quiet and dutiful fifteen-year-old […]

Posted 24 October, 2011 by Danny in Danny, Danny's Book Review / 4 Comments
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