[MG] Mini-Review: “Flush” by Carl Hiaasen is *environmental greatness*

Title: Flush Author: Carl Hiaasen Pages: 263 Format: Paperback Genre: Middle Grade | Realistic Fiction Release Date: September 13 2015 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers representation: n/a content warnings: n/a 📌 on plot & characters "I am proud of my father," I said to Miles Umlatt, "for standing up for what he … Continue reading [MG] Mini-Review: “Flush” by Carl Hiaasen is *environmental greatness*

Looking for an Indie-pubbed MG series to fall in love with? we got u (+ author Q&A)

❝ Thomas Wildus is a new series of Middle Grade Fantasy books written by J.M. Bergen. The first book in the series Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows was released in February 2019, published by Elandrian Press. The second book in the series, Thomas Wildus and the Wizard of Sumeria, will be released in … Continue reading Looking for an Indie-pubbed MG series to fall in love with? we got u (+ author Q&A)

[MG] ARC REVIEW: The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds 💭 A Rant of Petly Proportions

Title: The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter Author: Aaron Reynolds Pages: 224 Format: Hardcover Genre: Middle Grade | Fantasy Release Date: April 28th 2020 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Rex Dexter is itching to have a dog. He was practically born to have one. His name is Rex, for crying out loud. It's a dog's name. Any … Continue reading [MG] ARC REVIEW: The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds 💭 A Rant of Petly Proportions

[MG] MINI-REVIEW: 👻 Ghost Squad by Claribel Ortega 👻

Title: Ghost Squad Author: Claribel Ortega Pages: 288 Format: Hardcover Genre: Middle Grade | Paranormal Release Date: April 7th 2020 Publisher: Scholastic representation: Latinx main characters (Dominican)  content warnings: death, absentee parent 📌 on plot & characters This book was marketed as, "Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters in this action-packed supernatural … Continue reading [MG] MINI-REVIEW: 👻 Ghost Squad by Claribel Ortega 👻

[MG] PRINCESS WAR: “Charlie Hernandez & the League of Shadows”

Title: Charlie Hernandez & the League of Shadows Author: Ryan Calejo Pages: 330 Release Date: October 23 2018 Publisher: Aladdin Format: Hardcover Genre: Middle Grade | Fantasy Goodreads Rating:  4.01 (of 559 ratings) Buy Independent (US) | Buy Independent (Canada) When Charlie begins to experience freaky bodily manifestations—ones all too similar to those described by … Continue reading [MG] PRINCESS WAR: “Charlie Hernandez & the League of Shadows”

April Book Haul

The BPR Monthly Haul includes everything from personal purchases, to ARCs sent from pubs, to library finds. Some months we strike gold and others ... well, the gems can be a little elusive. purchased books SYNOPSIS: Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters in this action-packed supernatural fantasy. For Lucely Luna, ghosts are more than just the family … Continue reading April Book Haul