Review: The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant
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Review: The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant

The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant Genre: Historical Fantasy Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: February 2, 2021 Review Tamzin Merchant’s middle grade novel tells the story of the magical Hatmakers, who have served the royal family of England for generations. Into each hat, they are able to add magic through various ingredients, always carefully weighing, … Continue reading

Review of The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes
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Review of The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes

The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street by Cory Putman Oakes Genre: Paranormal, Humor Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: August 18, 2020 The Second-Best Haunted Hotel on Mercer Street is a fun book that isn’t afraid to make its characters fight hard for their goals. At the crux of the story is a competition … Continue reading

Review of Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter
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Review of Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter

Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter Genre: Fantasy/Graphic Novel Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: September 29, 2020 Review Dungeon Critters is a fun-filled graphic novel that may take its inspiration from the standard tabletop RPG but ultimately creates into a fun and original world that stands on its own as well as … Continue reading

Review: The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills
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Review: The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills

The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills Genre: Paranormal Age category: Middle Grade Release Date: September 10th, 2019 Review There’s lots of kidlit out there about extraordinary children–children who have magical powers or are secret saviors of hidden worlds or just prodigies of some kind. It’s empowering with a sort of general understanding from readers that … Continue reading