Tag Archives | Middle Grade

Cover Reveal! FLOWER MOON by Gina Linko–plus a guest post by the author!

I won’t make  you wait for it–here’s the gorgeous cover of Flower Moon… I LOVE this cover so much! It has so much energy and magic, and the girls in silhouette have a real bittersweet quality. And since I know the mere sight of it has made you curious about the story, here’s a summary of the book: Tempest and Tally Jo Trimble are mirror twins–so alike they were almost born the same person–and they’ve […]

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COVER REVEAL: The Emperor’s Riddle

Kat here! 🙂 It’s been a while since I’ve done a cover reveal, and there’s something particularly special about this one. Back when I was writing the Hybrid Chronicles (which had a series of covers I loved), I was always a little jealous of Middle Grade covers. Young Adult books were going through a very photography-heavy phase, and I have a fondness for illustrated covers. There’s something unique and especially lovely about them. Admittedly, this is […]

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Guest Post: Channeling Your Middle Grade Voice with Rachele Alpine!

Time and time again I hear authors say that when you sit down to work on a book not to worry about what other people are going to think, forget the trends, silence your inner editor and just write what you love. Write what you love. What a freeing way to think. So that’s exactly what I did when I wrote my debut MG novel Operation Pucker Up. I wrote what I loved. Or more […]

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Guest Post: Enjoy the Ride with Matt Myklusch

Like most authors out there, I did a lot of other jobs before I got any work as a writer. I’ve been lucky, because most of those jobs were pretty cool and interesting. Out of college, I worked briefly in the publicity department for Walt Disney Pictures. (My last day there was the NY premiere of the animated film, Tarzan). After that, I worked in the promotions department for Columbia Pictures. I even worked at […]

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When it’s too close to home: Writing Q&A with Anne Bustard, author of Anywhere But Paradise

It is my absolute pleasure to welcome Anne Bustard today, in celebration of the release of her new Middle Grade book, which comes out today. Anne, a part of Egmont’s Last List, has graciously agreed to indulge my questions about her writing process with her brilliant answers. So without further ado, welcome, Anne! Anywhere But Here Set in 1960 Hawaii, Anywhere But Paradise is the story of reluctant seventh-grade newcomer Peggy Sue Bennett, who is baffled by […]

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