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Middle Grade Blog Blitz (Spotlight +Bookstagram!)

Posted November 6, 2021 by Kait in Book Tours, Bookstagram, Promo Post, Spotlight / 0 Comments

Middle Grade Blog Blitz (Spotlight +Bookstagram!)

Happy Saturday and welcome to my post on the MIDDLE GRADE BLOG BLITZ! I’m so excited because today I get to shine the spotlight on TWO wonderful books for you! These books are truly amazing and I’m so excited to for you to find out more about them!

Middle Grade Blog Blitz (Spotlight +Bookstagram!)The Sea of Always by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Series: Thirteen Witches #2
Published on April 5, 2022 by Aladdin
Genres: Fantasy, Middle Grade
Pages: 336
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Perfect for fans of Newbery winner The Girl Who Drank the Moon, the adventurous and utterly relatable second book in the haunting and magical Thirteen Witches series from New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson follows Rosie as she hunts the remaining witches.
After twelve-year-old Rosie Oaks’s triumph over a powerful evil witch, a whole new world opened up to her—one full of witches who control many of the experiences that make life worth living and use their dominion to torment people. As the latest in a line of powerful witch hunters, it’s up to Rosie to defeat them. With her loyal friend Germ by her side and her newly created witch-weapon at the ready, Rosie leaves home on a quest to find and vanquish the remaining of the original Thirteen Witches.
With the help of an enchanted time-traveling whale, Rosie travels through the depths of the sea and across vast distances as she seeks to fulfill her destiny. The lives of those she loves hang in the balance and her skills are put to the ultimate test as Rosie digs deep for the strength to complete her quest. But can one girl hope truly hope to eliminate forces that have been at work for centuries?

Middle Grade Blog Blitz (Spotlight +Bookstagram!)Boulevard of Dreams by Mandy Gonzalez, Brittany J. Thurman
Series: Fearless #2
Published on April 5, 2022 by Aladdin
Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Time Travel
Pages: 208
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Better Nate than Ever meets Love Sugar Magic in this spooky second novel in the Fearless middle grade series from Hamilton and Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez about a group of young thespians who time travel back to 1950s Broadway.
Twelve-year-old Relly can’t wait for his beloved grandfather to finally see him on stage! Along with the rest of the Fearless Squad, Relly has just opened Our Time, a brand-new musical at the infamous Ethel Merman Theater. Though his grandfather would prefer his grandson pursue something more “practical,” Relly just knows when he sees the show, he will change his mind and come around on Relly’s love of theater and dance.
But right before their night show, a member of the Squad loses their phone down an open manhole. When the entire Squad goes down to help retrieve it, they find themselves in 1950s Manhattan. A big problem, considering the curtain goes up in about two hours—and over sixty years in the future!
With a series of clues, Relly discovers that his grandfather was a popular tap dancer, working the nightclub circuit and pursuing his dream of performing—something he’s been discouraging Relly from doing lately. Perhaps this accidental fall into a different time wasn’t so accidental after all. Can Relly help his grandfather and make it back in time for places in the show?

coming soon!

About Brittany J. Thurman

I have always had an affinity for stories told by my grandmother. Those same stories hold space in my writing today. My love of writing comes from my love of reading books. As a kid I could not get enough of going to the bookstore. Once, I asked my grandmother to take me to the local bookstore when I was a kid. She took me and I read that book the same day. The next day, I asked if she could take me to the bookstore again. It was at that moment my Gran-Gran introduced me to the library 😉

I am a former resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where I worked for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Reading is Fundamental. I’m not sure how many books I’ve read to children across Pittsburgh, but I estimate hundreds of books to thousands of kids across the City of Bridges. Currently, I reside in my hometown of Louisville, KY.

You may find me biking along the waterfront, hanging out with my family, grilling in the backyard or snuggled up with a good book.

About Jodi Lynn Anderson

Jodi writes books for all ages about dust bowls and drownings, mermaids and fairies, spirits in the woods, flawed heroes and difficult love, growing older, and most of all the strange magic of real life.

About Mandy Gonzalez

Mandy Gonzalez has thrilled audiences on Broadway, lit up the screen on television, been published in Harvard Business Review, and started a social movement. Currently starring as Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton on Broadway, she also recently appeared in Madam Secretary as recurring character Lucy Knox and is known for originating the role of Nina Rosario in the Tony Award­­–winning show, In the Heights. Mandy’s debut album, Fearless, reached #13 on the iTunes pop charts. Mandy is also an author—having published a widely cited article in the Harvard Business Review on how to overcome one’s fear of public speaking. Most dear to her heart, Mandy is the proud founder of #FearlessSquad—a social media movement for inclusiveness and belonging. The movement connects millions of people around the world, encourages them to be their best selves, and helps them empower each other.

What do you think about these books? Have you added any of them to your tbr yet? Let me know in the comments and have a splendiferous day!

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