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Mo-tivational Monday: Keep Moving Forward

There are times when we write that words flow through us like a river of creativity. There are other times where the words are the last bit of ketchup at the bottom of the bottle. You need to remember that, with enough patience, the ketchup will come out. So, if today is a day where you write a thousand words, or two, forward is forward!

By |2020-11-02T11:17:06-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Mo-tivational Monday|4 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Lindsay Currie

Claire has absolutely no interest in the paranormal. She's a scientist, which is why she can't think of anything worse than having to help out her dad on one of his ghost-themed Chicago bus tours. She thinks she's made it through when she sees a boy with a sad face and dark eyes at the back of the bus. There's something off about his presence, especially because when she checks [...]

By |2020-10-28T15:20:37-04:00October 30th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

Mo Writing – How I Got My Agent

I’ll never forget my first rejection. I submitted twelve queries to prospective agents for a middle-grade novel that I was convinced would amaze the entire children’s publishing industry. After all, I'd spent two years doing my homework, attending conferences, meeting with a critique group, and I was ready to start a career as an author. My first mistake was sending out queries just before going on vacation. My second mistake was looking at my phone [...]

By |2020-10-30T10:23:06-04:00October 29th, 2020|Mo Writing|0 Comments

Class Act by Jerry Craft

As the follow-up to the award winning New  Kid, Class Act by author Jerry Craft is another must read. It delivers a powerful message for children (and adults) to absorb, especially in a time where there is a lot of attention being focused on social justice and equality. Craft is able to present the internal and external conversations that capture how different, and yet similar, we all are. Though this is a story focused on [...]

By |2020-09-21T15:05:54-04:00October 7th, 2020|Book Launch, Book Review, Mo Reading|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Sherry Ellis

BUBBA & SQUIRT MAYAN ADVENTURE : An ancient Mayan civilization! That's what Bubba and Squirt find when they travel through the mysterious vortex for another wild adventure. There they meet archaeologists who are unearthing priceless artifacts. But someone is stealing them. And an encounter with the Tate Duende awakens magic within Bubba. Throw in the mysterious Alux and a new discovery and things get sticky. Will Bubba and Squirt solve [...]

By |2020-08-25T16:40:31-04:00August 26th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

Midnight at the Barclay Hotel by Fleur Bradley

For twelve-year-old JJ, an invitation to a free weekend at the famously haunted Barclay Hotel is the best thing that could happen to a ghost hunter, which he is. He pulls the guilt card on his workaholic CEO mom and she agrees to take the weekend off and go. When they arrive, they meet the other guests: a cowboy, an actress, a librarian, and a detective with his granddaughter, Penny. Once all the guests have [...]

By |2020-08-02T11:07:40-04:00August 18th, 2020|Book Review, Mo Reading|1 Comment

The Mojo Minute with D.A. D’Aurelio

Riley Green is certain her lie detector pen will improve her status in a school full of kids from the most powerful families of Washington, D.C. But her plan collapses when her invention idea is stolen, her favorite teacher goes missing, and mysterious threats begin to appear around capital. Before vanishing, Riley's teacher entrusts her with her most prized possession, the lost notebook of Nikola Tesla, legendary inventor and scientist. [...]

By |2020-08-13T11:43:26-04:00August 14th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Rosanne Parry

This gripping novel about survival and family is based on the real story of one wolf’s incredible journey to find a safe place to call home. Illustrated throughout, this irresistible tale by award-winning author Rosanne Parry is for fans of Sara Pennypacker’s Pax and Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan. Swift, a young wolf cub, lives with his pack in the mountains learning to hunt, competing with his brothers and sisters for [...]

By |2020-07-22T11:26:16-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Terri Libenson

Becoming Brianna is the fourth book in the best-selling Emmie & Friends series. The story brings Brianna from Positively Izzy back into the limelight, in a way she never thought possible. She must overcome all kinds of frustrating challenges, all the while trying to answer the biggest question of all: What do I believe? This book is perfect for anyone who loves humor, heart, and of course, funny drawings to highlight all of it! Synopsis: [...]

By |2020-07-16T11:44:17-04:00July 17th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments

The Mojo Minute with Margaret Peterson Haddix

Until their mother vanished, the Greystone kids—Chess, Emma, and Finn—knew nothing about the other world. Everything is different there. It’s a mirror image, except things are wrong. Evil. Their mother tried to fix it, but she and an ally got trapped there along with Ms. Morales, their friend Natalie’s mom. Now the four kids—brave Chess, smart Emma, kind Finn, and savvy Natalie—are determined to rescue everyone. To do so, they have [...]

By |2020-06-30T15:26:33-04:00July 8th, 2020|Mo Videos, Mojo Minute|0 Comments