Middle Grade Category

#SciFiMonth Guest Review: Area 51 Interns: Zoned Out by James S. Murray and Carsen Smith

A review copy was provided by the publisher. This does not affect the contents of this review, and all opinions belong to the reviewer. Today we have a very special guest review by my daughter Alexis, age 10, who would like to share with you her thoughts on Area 51 Interns: Zoned Out by James […]

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YA Weekend: Bastille vs. The Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson and Janci Patterson

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Bastille vs. The Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson and Janci Patterson Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Series: Book 6 of Alcatraz Publisher: Starscape (September 20, 2022) Length: 272 pages Author Information: Brandon Sanderson | Janci […]

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Waiting on Wednesday 04/20/22

Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on! […]

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Book Review: City Spies: Forbidden City by James Ponti

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. City Spies: Forbidden City by James Ponti Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars Genre: Mystery, Adventure, Middle Grade Series: Book 3 of City Spies Publisher: Aladdin (February 1, 2022) Length: 442 pages Author Information: Website | […]

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YA Weekend Audio: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 4 of 5 stars Genre: Young Adult, Middle Grade, Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tantor Audio (October 12, 2021) Length: 8 […]

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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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