Book Birthday Bash: Spellhacker

  Happy Book Birthday to SPELLHACKER! From the author of THE DISASTERS, this genre-bending young adult fantasy heist story is perfect for fans of Marie Lu and Amie Kaufman. In Kyrkarta, magic—known as maz—was once a freely available natural resource. Then an earthquake released a magical plague, killing thousands and opening the door for a…
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Book Birthday Bash: Three Things I Know Are True

  Happy Book Birthday to THREE THINGS I KNOW ARE TRUE! In this debut young adult novel in verse exploring grief and the power of forgiveness, a teenage girl deals with the aftermath of an accident that nearly takes her brother’s life. The reminder is always there— a dent on the right side of Jonah’s…
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Kidlit Auction for Books of Wonder

Beloved New York City children’s bookstore Books of Wonder needs our help! Get details on the store’s Go Fund Me page. Support this independent bookstore and help yourself at the same time! Click on a donation below to bid:  

Critique of Full MG or YA Manuscript

Donor Bio: Samantha M Clark is the author of the middle-grade novel THE BOY, THE BOAT, AND THE BEAST and upcoming ARROW (Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster). She lives with her husband and two oddball dogs in Austin, Texas, and is the Regional Advisor for the Austin chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers…
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Kidlit Auction to help Books of Wonder

Beloved New York independent children’s bookstore Books of Wonder is holding a GoFundMe to raise funds to have its West 18th Street store move location. Here are the details from the store: Books of Wonder needs to relocate! After 15 years at 18 West 18th Street in NYC, our lease is coming to an end.…
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Book Birthday Bash: A Storm of Wishes (The Collectors, Vol. 2)

  Happy Book Birthday to A STORM OF WISHES (THE COLLECTORS, VOL. 2)! In this middle-grade novel, Van hasn’t made a wish in weeks. Not since he almost died because of one. Not since he lost his best friend, Pebble. Van knows that even a seemingly harmless wish can whisk you into a dangerous adventure.…
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Book Birthday Bash: Lexi Magill and the Teleportation Tournament

  Happy Book Birthday to LEXI MAGILL AND THE TELEPORTATION TOURNAMENT! In this middle-grade novel, twelve-year-old physics whiz Lexi Magill considers herself the top junior scientist in Wisconsin. But after her father loses his job, her family institutes a massive Downsizing Initiative. First to go? Lexi’s pricey science academy. Lexi has the perfect solution to…
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Book Birthday Bash: Her Own Two Feet: A Rwandan Girl’s Brave Fight To Walk

  Happy Book Birthday to HER OWN TWO FEET: A RWANDAN GIRL’S BRAVE FIGHT TO WALK! This middle-grade book is based on the true story of Rebeka Uwitonze, who came to America for surgery at age nine and lived with her co-author, Meredith Davis and her family. After thirty-one casts and fifty-eight hospital visits, she…
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Book Birthday Bash: Motley Education: The Urd Saga Book I

  Happy Book Birthday to MOTLEY EDUCATION: THE URD SAGA BOOK I! In this middle grade novel, apprentice medium Ebony Charmed dreads her acceptance into Motley Junior High: School for the Psychically and Celestially Gifted. Generations of her family have attended, so she should be thrilled. And she would be, if only her lame abilities…
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Book Birthday Bash: The Woods

  Happy Book Birthday to THE WOODS! In this middle-grade novel, twelve-year-old Lenora’s world is turned upside down after an explosion makes her the lone surviving member of her immediate family. She has nowhere to go, until her estranged Uncle Richard shows up and takes her away to live with him in his lonely mansion.…
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