Many states run their own children's choice awards for books. This one is one of the oldest, having been started in 1940 here in Seattle. It is different from other awards in that it includes five states (Washington, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Oregon) and two Provinces from Canada, (Alberta and British Colombia.) It is run … Continue reading Young Reader’s Choice Award 2020
Dead Voices by Katherine Arden Publication Date: August 27, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: Having survived sinister scarecrows and the malevolent smiling man in Small Spaces, newly minted best friends Ollie, Coco, and Brian are ready to spend a relaxing winter break skiing together with their parents at Mount Hemlock Resort. But when a snowstorm sets in, … Continue reading Small Spaces #2
Small Spaces by Katherine Arden Read by Rene Dorian Publication Date: September 2018 Summary from Goodreads: After suffering a tragic loss, eleven-year-old Ollie who only finds solace in books discovers a chilling ghost story about a girl named Beth, the two brothers who loved her, and a peculiar deal made with "the smiling man"--a sinister … Continue reading Beware the Scarecrows
This is the second in a series of middle grade books. There will be no spoilers for this book, but beware there may be some for the first book. Read at your own peril. If you would like to read my review of the first book, The Trials of Morrigan Crow, you can find it … Continue reading Nevermoor #2
Rise of the Dragon Moon by Gabrielle K. Byrne Publication Date: August 6, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: The princess of a frozen queendom fights to free her mother from the clutches of terrifying dragons in Rise of the Dragon Moon, a middle grade fantasy debut from Gabrielle K. Byrne. Princess Toli may be heir to the … Continue reading MG Debut with Dragons!