EPIC ORIGINALS, DIARY OF A 5TH GRADE OUTLAW, by Gina Loveless, Andrea Bell, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Robin Loxley, the 5th grade outlaw of Nottingham Elementary, tells all! From Epic! Originals comes a comic-inspired illustrated novel series that treats growing up as an adventure. Fifth grade has just started, and the school bully, Nadia, already rules recess with an unfair Playground Tax. Robin refuses to be pushed around, but all she can … Continue reading EPIC ORIGINALS, DIARY OF A 5TH GRADE OUTLAW, by Gina Loveless, Andrea Bell, Andrews McMeel Publishing

MY PET SLIME, Book One, by Courtney Sheinmel & Renee Kurilla, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Piper Maclane wants a pet so badly, but she’s allergic to everything. So she creates her own . . . out of slime! From Epic! Originals, My Pet Slime is a sweet, slimy series about a girl who makes the most of a challenging situation and is rewarded with a bit of magic! Piper wishes … Continue reading MY PET SLIME, Book One, by Courtney Sheinmel & Renee Kurilla, Andrews McMeel Publishing

GOOD DOG, MCTAVISH, by Meg Rosoff, Illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press

The Peachey family is in crisis. No one cooks dinner, no one picks up the dirty washing and the kids are always late for school. All because Mum has resigned from being Mum and taken up yoga instead. She's in the tree pose; everyone else is in the doghouse. Except for McTavish, a rescue dog … Continue reading GOOD DOG, MCTAVISH, by Meg Rosoff, Illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press

TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME: THE FINAL BOSS, BOOK FIVE, by Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Kids who love video games will love this fifth and final installment of the 5-book series about 12-year old Jesse Rigsby and the wild adventures he encounters inside different video games. Age Level: 8-12 Grade Level: 3rd and up Jesse and Eric have ten minutes to save the world. In those ten minutes, they’re supposed … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME: THE FINAL BOSS, BOOK FIVE, by Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

THEODORE AND THE ENCHANTED BOOKSTORE, TALE OF THE SPECTACULAR SPECTACLES, by K. Kibbee, Illustrations by J.H. Winter, Incorgnito Publishing Press

Book One Out July 2017 Living life as a bumbling breadbox with fur, was hardship enough for Theodore the Corgi, but when the young dog finds himself cold and alone in a frightening animal shelter, it’s clear that his struggles have only just begun. Labeled “unadoptable,” by shelter staff, Theodore mires in the gloom until … Continue reading THEODORE AND THE ENCHANTED BOOKSTORE, TALE OF THE SPECTACULAR SPECTACLES, by K. Kibbee, Illustrations by J.H. Winter, Incorgnito Publishing Press

TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, BOOK ONE, By Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Jesse Rigsby doesn't even like video games. Yet, here he is with a blaster stuck to his arm, a man-sized praying mantis thing chasing him and...is that the Statue of Liberty taking off like a rocket ship? Something weird is going on, and Jesse had better figure out what it is fast, because he’s about … Continue reading TRAPPED IN A VIDEO GAME, BOOK ONE, By Dustin Brady, Andrews McMeel Publishing

THE SPLENDID BARON SUBMARINE,by Eric Bower, Amberjack Publishing, Pub Date 14 Nov 2017

Description: Waldo “W.B.” Baron is back with another amazing adventure in another incredible invention! Pirate treasure? A clandestine meeting? A terribly rude monkey with personal boundary and hygiene issues? Two of those things sound like a dream come true to W.B, whose clever inventor parents are hired―by the Vice President!―to go on a super secret … Continue reading THE SPLENDID BARON SUBMARINE,by Eric Bower, Amberjack Publishing, Pub Date 14 Nov 2017

THE UNCANNY EXPRESS (The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters Book 2),by Kara LaReau, ABRAMS Kids, Amulet Books, Children’s Fiction

Available: January 9, 2018 My thanks to Netgalley and Abrams Kids, Amulet Books for this ARC to read and give my honest review. Description Jaundice and Kale are back from their adventure on the high seas, and they are settling back into a quiet life in Dullsville, just the way they like it. The tea … Continue reading THE UNCANNY EXPRESS (The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters Book 2),by Kara LaReau, ABRAMS Kids, Amulet Books, Children’s Fiction