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Fourth of July on Monster Mountain by Clark Roberts – #BookReview

The Book Review Clark Roberts is back at it again with Fourth of July on Monster Mountain. If you're seeking a middle-grade read with lots of spooks, jump scares, and giggles, then the Holiday Shivers book series is for you. This wacky series tells the tale of our four favourite cousins as they visit their… Continue reading Fourth of July on Monster Mountain by Clark Roberts – #BookReview

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Fazbear Frights #1: Into the Pit by Scott Cawthon Book Review

Welcome to a world of middle-grade horror inspired by everyone's favourite animatronic pizza parlour. Five Nights at Freddy's is a staple in indie horror (and now mainstream horror as well), that of course they decided to open up their lore-filled world into the land of literature. We saw the introduction of FNAF into our YA… Continue reading Fazbear Frights #1: Into the Pit by Scott Cawthon Book Review

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Brooms by Kevin Miller – A Book Review

The Book Review Brooms by Kevin Miller is a spooky middle-grade read packed with delights, scares, and curling! You don't get better than this! Kevin Miller is an incredible author that ties his stories directly to Canadian heritage. Who would have thought witches, the Deep Bay monster, hockey, and curling would all make for a… Continue reading Brooms by Kevin Miller – A Book Review

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#BookReview Veering Off on Valentine’s by A.J. Kormon

Veering off Valentine's by A.J. Kormon is another super sweet, middle grade read for your eager readers. I do really enjoy these books. I've been on a bit of a middle grade binge lately, but can you blame me? This series specifically is designed for readers who aren't too enthusiastic about reading. There is big… Continue reading #BookReview Veering Off on Valentine’s by A.J. Kormon

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#BookReview Quiet on Set! by Kevin Miller

Quiet on Set! by Kevin Miller is another truly incredible addition to my favourite Canadian, middle-grade series - Milligan Creek. This series is my guilty pleasure. I love snuggling up with a blanket, a warm cup of tea, my cats, and a Milligan Creek book. How can you not love them? They are full of… Continue reading #BookReview Quiet on Set! by Kevin Miller

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#BookReview Creeping Up on Christmas by A.J. Kormon

A.J. Kormon is one of my recent favourite authors for middle grade series. I always love myself a little middle grade read. It brings me back to my youth and reminds me of how much fun reading back then was. Getting a little nostalgia is nice through all of the craziness of our current situation,… Continue reading #BookReview Creeping Up on Christmas by A.J. Kormon

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#BookReview How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

Welcome to a world of dragons…. I absolutely loved the movie series How to Train Your Dragon. It blew my mind that it was based off a book, and ever since I had been chasing down a copy. It's been years of me trying to find it at local bookstores (because why just find it… Continue reading #BookReview How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

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#BookReview Halloween Night on Monster Island by Clark Roberts

Halloween Night on Monster Island is a fun, middle grade read with lots of spooky jump scares and hijinks. If you like books like Goosebumps, this book is perfect for you! This middle grade read is fast paced, has some spooky moments, and is just all around fun. It gave me R.L. Stine vibes with… Continue reading #BookReview Halloween Night on Monster Island by Clark Roberts

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#BookReview Hiding Out on Halloween by A.J. Kormon

Hiding Out on Halloween by A.J. Kormon is a delightful, middle grade read! I really liked this book, and not just because it features my favourite holiday! This craft middle grade book is aimed at readers who have trouble reading or just don't enjoy it as much. It combines a fast paced book with a… Continue reading #BookReview Hiding Out on Halloween by A.J. Kormon

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#BookReview The House with the Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is a delightful read for middle graders. Last year I finally got to see the film adaptation and I was blown away! I had so much fun with the legendary tale that was packed full of colour and imagination. Naturally, I wanted to give the book a… Continue reading #BookReview The House with the Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs