Children/Tweens Category

Book Review: Minecraft: The Mountain by Max Brooks

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Minecraft: The Mountain by Max Brooks Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Media Tie-In Series: Book 7 of Official Minecraft Novels Publisher: Del Rey (March 2, 2021) Length: 272 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter Ever since the publication […]

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Guest Review: The Beast and the Bethany by Jack Meggitt-Phillips

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Today we have a very special first-time-ever guest review by my 8-year-old daughter Alexis, who would like to share with you her thoughts on The Beast and the Bethany by Jack Meggitt-Phillips […]

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#SpooktasticReads They Threw Us Away by Daniel Kraus

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. They Threw Us Away by Daniel Kraus Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Genre: Horror, Middle Grade Series: Book 1 of The Teddies Saga Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. BYR (September 15, 2020) Length: 256 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter […]

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Audiobook Review: Watchdog by Will McIntosh

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Watchdog by Will McIntosh Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 4 of 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction, Middle Grade Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tantor Audio (January 14, 2020) Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins Author Information: Website | Twitter Narrator: […]

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YA Weekend: Minecraft: The Lost Journals by Mur Lafferty

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Minecraft: The Lost Journals by Mur Lafferty Mogsy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars Genre: Media Tie-In Series: Stand Alone/Book 3 of Minecraft Publisher: Century (July 11, 2019) Length: 251 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter My kids are […]

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Audiobook Review: Voyage of the Dogs by Greg Van Eekhout

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Voyage of the Dogs by Greg Van Eekhout Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 4 of 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction, Middle Grade Series: Stand Alone Publisher: HarperAudio (September 4, 2018) Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins Author Information: Website | Twitter […]

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Book Review: The Fall of the Readers by Django Wexler

I received a review copy from the author. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. The Fall of the Readers by Django Wexler Mogsy’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade, Children’s Series: Book 3 of The Forbidden Library Publisher: Kathy Dawson Books (December 5, 2017) Length: 368 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter Django […]

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Book/Graphic Novel Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

One of the books on those well-read lists is Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. It’s been mentioned many times over the years, and I’m aware of the dark and stormy night, but it never reached high enough on my radar to motivate me to read it. All that changed when the trailer for the 2018 film […]

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Book Review: The Glass Town Game by Catherynne M. Valente

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. The Glass Town Game by Catherynne M. Valente Mogsy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (September 5, 2017) Length: 544 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter As a relative newcomer […]

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Audiobook Review: Minecraft: The Island by Max Brooks

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Minecraft: The Island by Max Brooks Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Media Tie-In Series: Book 1/Stand Alone Publisher: Random House Audio (July 18, 2017) Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins Author Information: Website […]

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