See you in the cosmos by Jack Cheng

Hi everyone, this week our book review will take us on a road trip across America as we follow the young protagonist of this next book. He’s not your average tween, and neither is this story. So, if you like books with unexpected twists and turns in the hero’s journey, sit and down and dive into this read!

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School stories for this October

Hello everyone, this month I have decided to move onto funnier topics. Here in New Zealand the last school term of the year has begun and my niece is about to complete her first year of school. It’s amazing how fast the time has gone!! The fun and exciting stories she recounts to me always bring a smile to my face. So, in order to have a smile a week, why don’t you sit back and enjoy a selection of middle school stories this month!! 

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Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris

Hello all, this week’s post features an extremely brave young girl and the family who supported her through the diagnosis of a brain tumour. This story was one I found profoundly moved me as it was based on actual events that happened to the author’s own daughter. Biographical fiction such as this one always leaves a lasting impression on me. I hope it does the same for you!

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Jake Atlas series by Rob Lloyd Jones

Hello everyone, this week’s post encapsulates some of my all-time favourite subjects and genres; archaeology, ancient history, adventure, and mystery mixed in with an action-packed story about a family. And yes, the two main characters are a pair of siblings who get into all kinds of trouble!! Have fun reading these!!

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