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Cover Reveal: Rea and the Blood of the Nectar

We are happy to promote the #1001DiverseBooks initiative and bring to you the stunning cover for debut author Payal Doshi's upcoming release, Rea and the Blood of the Nectar. The cover was illustrated by Bev Johnson (see more of her work here). You are able to pre-order the book and receive all sorts of goodies by clicking here! About the Book: This novel tells the story of Rea Chettri, a 12-year-old girl living a simple, if boring, [...]

By |2020-09-16T13:08:10-04:00September 16th, 2020|Cover Reveal, Mo Reading|3 Comments

The Writer’s Block: Interview with Susan Ross

If you watch the news, chances are great that you been thinking a lot about refugees lately. Susan Ross is way ahead of you. Her middle-grade novel, KIKI AND JACQUES was inspired by the large influx of New Mainers from Somalia to Susan’s hometown in Maine in the early 2,000s. It seems like a perfectly-timed release. As Publisher’s Weekly says, “Jacques is a model for readers facing their own ethical dilemmas.” The blurb: Preteens prove that [...]

By |2015-10-16T14:00:04-04:00October 16th, 2015|Author Interview|0 Comments

The Writer’s Block: An Interview with Marcia Wells

Today’s author interview is with debut author, Marcia Wells, who recently released her uber fantastic middle grade series Eddie Red Undercover. We asked Marcia about her inspiration behind the mystery series and her experience with the launch of our her new book. Middle Grade Mafia: As a debut author, can you tell us your experience with the launch of your first  book, Eddie Red Undercover? Marcia Wells: I was really lucky to be a part of Houghton [...]

By |2014-10-27T15:06:31-04:00October 20th, 2014|Author Interview|0 Comments