Category Archives: Middle Grade Reviews

Editorial Review – Zoey’s Zany Life

 

Title: Zoey’s Zany Life

Author: Mikayla Lowery

Genre: MG Fiction – Humor

 

Zoey’s Zany Life, by Mikayla Lowery, is intended as a book for a middle grade/pre-teen audience, most likely girls, but not necessarily as boys could enjoy it as well. It should not be mistaken as the typical coming-of-age story, but instead as one emphasizing personal growth and development.

Continue reading Editorial Review – Zoey’s Zany Life

Advertisements

Jesper Jinx and the Sneezing Season – Book Review

jesper-jinx-and-the-sneezing-season

 

Jesper Jinx and the Sneezing Season

Jesper Jinx is back; this time with new adventures and new mishaps and a bucket list too. We are also introduced to Chloe, his future girlfriend and so much more! But, I can’t tell you. Because I signed the secrecy agreement. So, the only way you can find out what Jesper is up to now is by reading the book.

Continue reading Jesper Jinx and the Sneezing Season – Book Review

The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Harry Potter) – Book Review

717QczcrOXL

 

Any Harry Potter fan will tell you that the Harry Potter universe is so much more than 7 books and 8 films. I know for me growing up it felt like a whole parallel universe happening around me that was just beyond my reach, but it was incredibly comforting to know it was there.

Continue reading The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Harry Potter) – Book Review

The Lightning Thief – Book Review

28187

 

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse–Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he’ll be safe.

Continue reading The Lightning Thief – Book Review

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen – Book Review

13330305

 

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Flora’s rating: 4/5
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult
Length: 243 pages (but it’s not as tall as a standard paperback, so it’s not really that long)

Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.

Continue reading The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen – Book Review