June 5, 2019

Please welcome Ella Biber, my returning junior partner! Ella is a fifth grader and an avid reader. When she’s not swimming or playing with her friends and family, she’s curled up devouring the latest book series. I am thrilled to have her book recommendations!

Have you...

January 27, 2019

Please welcome Ella Biber, my returning junior partner! Ella is a fourth grader and an avid reader. When she’s not swimming or playing with her friends and family, she’s curled up devouring the latest book series. I am thrilled to have her book recommendations!

Percy Ja...

March 19, 2017

by: Kimmery Martin

The Last Kids on Earth is about a 13 year old boy named Jack Sullivan, whose town and possibly the rest of the world has had a monster apocalypse.

For all he knows everybody he knows has gotten eaten, ran away, or got bit by zombies and is now one of them. This is very...

February 10, 2017

by: Kimmery Martin

Today's book review is a guest post from my friend Colman, age 12. He'll be recommending Middle Grade and Young Adult books from time to time, so stay tuned.

For this review, he selected Virals by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs, featuring protagonist Tory Brennan,...

November 11, 2016

Note: all middle grade fiction is reviewed by my ten-year old son, Alex.

Hatchet is about a thirteen year old boy named Brian Robeson. His parents are divorced, and he knows the secret to why after he saw something happen. 

Now he is sitting in the co-pilot seat of a sin...

September 10, 2016

Note from Kimmery: All Middle Grade books with boy protagonists are reviewed by my ten-year-old son, Alex. I had my doubts about whether he'd enjoy a book of poetry, but I was wrong. He loved this book. We both did. For days after reading it, I couldn't stop thinking a...

August 22, 2016

by: Kimmery Martin

Note from Kimmery: All middle-grade books with boy protagonists are reviewed by my 10 year-old son, Alex.

This book is about a boy named Cheesie Mack, and he and his sister are having a contest to see who has the most points by the end of the summer. Cheese’s sister’s n...

July 21, 2016

Note from Kimmery: all middle grade books with boy protagonists are reviewed by my ten year-old son, Alex, and may contain spoilers. If you are looking for recommendations for a boy aged 7-12, please read on!

This is about a very smart boy that builds two robots named K...

July 1, 2016

Note from Kimmery: all middle grade books with boy protagonists are reviewed by my nine year-old son, Alex, and may contain spoilers. If you are looking for recommendations for a boy aged 7-12, please read on!

This story is about a boy named Pete Collison, who likes det...

April 19, 2016

Note from Kimmery: all middle grade books with boy protagonists are reviewed by my nine year-old son, Alex, and contain spoilers. If you are looking for recommendations for a boy aged 7-12, please read on!

I think The Big Dark is a great book and should be 4 and a half...

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