believathon · historical fiction · Middle Grade

Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte

This slow burn of a historical fiction middle grade book kept me up reading well past my bedtime. The characters, the culture, and the history all came alive! SYNOPSIS Deaf author and librarian Ann Clare LeZotte weaves an Own Voices story inspired by the true history of a thriving deaf community on Martha's Vineyard in… Continue reading Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte

believathon · Fantasy · series

Dragonwatch: Master of the Phantom Isle by Brandon Mull

This is the third installment of the Dragonwatch series and while I enjoyed it the pace was relentless. I will read the next book because I am still deeply in love with this world but I hope the author gives me more character development. SYNOPSIS Cursed by the Key of Forgetting, Seth has lost all… Continue reading Dragonwatch: Master of the Phantom Isle by Brandon Mull

believathon · Middle Grade · Mystery

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

This historical fiction middle grade book had a mystery that kept me flipping through the pages until the very last moment. I doesn't get much better than this. SYNOPSIS In the town of Placid, Wisconsin, in 1871, Georgie Burkhardt is known for two things: her uncanny aim with a rifle and her habit of speaking… Continue reading One Came Home by Amy Timberlake