Patricia Forde has crafted a world that is terrifyingly realistic. There’s nothing that screams, “this is imaginary,” and that’s why The List works so well.
Browsing: Middle Grade
David Neilsen’s middle-grade novel Beyond the Doors is Roald Dahl-esque with a Lemony Snicket snarkiness mixed in for good measure.
Annie Parnell is revisiting the world Betty MacDonald created in a new series, Missy Piggle-Wiggle, and she’s joined forces with Ann M. Martin to do it.
A week ago, I read Ann Dee Ellis’ latest novel, You May Already Be a Winner, and I couldn’t put it down. It’s one book I will read over and over again.
Lauren DeStefano’s The Girl with the Ghost Machine is a ghost story that makes you think and makes you grateful for even the smallest of moments.
Mary Downing Hahn’s One For Sorrow is a well-written book that is delightfully creepy, but without at least one sympathetic character, it fell flat.
Stealing Our Way Home, by Cecilia Galante, is a strong middle-grade novel that deals with the loss of a parent and finding a way back to a new normal.
In anticipation of the release of Philip Pullman’s latest novel, The Book of Dust (Oct. 19), His Dark Materials is being rereleased with updated covers.
Ryan K. Sager’s The World’s Greatest Chocolate-Covered Pork Chops is a delicious choice for young fans of shows like MasterChef Junior.
Survival expert Terry Lynn Johnson pulls from her own experiences when she writes, including in her new middle-grade series, Survivor Diaries.