Hello Kidlit Fans! The Oct/Nov Debut Review Challenge is off to a great start! I'm beginning to get my hands on the terrific books featured in this round and I have some reviews to share with you! But first, take a look at this exciting new prize opportunity! When you tweet a review, you'll be… Continue reading What I’m reading and reviewing
The Oct/Nov 2020 round of the Debut Review Challenge is up and running! Did you meet the current crew on social media this week? You'll find all the latest on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #DebutReviewChallenge. Here's a recap of the Oct/Nov 2020 featured books: Every one of these debut books is eligible to… Continue reading Meet the Crew – Find Debuts
It's hard to believe that I launched the very first Debut Review Challenge round a year ago today! Inspired by challenges like Storystorm, ReFoReMo, and NaPiBoWriWee, I started this challenge to support debut Kidlit creators, motivate reviewers, and engage the Kidlit community. Marketing professionals emphasize the importance of customer reviews, which act as a proxy… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge: Reflections on the First Year
Are you curious about the debut Kidlit creators featured in the May/June 2020 Debut Review Challenge? Here are some fun facts, figures, and links! The round is all about PICTURE BOOKS. Fiction and nonfiction. Silly and serious. All kid-centric and engaging! Five out of eight creators are also members of the 2020 Debut Crew. (Fun… Continue reading Library closed? Ready to review? Here are some links to Kidlit debuts!
It is my great pleasure to welcome Janet Sumner Johnson to the Debut Review Challenge blog! Her debut picture book, Help Wanted, Must Love Books, released on March 1st. Welcome, Janet, and congratulations! New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway! Debut By-the-Numbers: HELP WANTED, MUST LOVE BOOKS… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Janet Sumner Johnson
A new round of the Debut Review Challenge has just begun and I am pleased to have Elisa Boxer on the blog today! In just 9 days, her debut picture book will release from Sleeping Bear Press. Congratulations, Elisa, and welcome! New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Elisa Boxer
The Debut Review Challenge is back with a whole new Kidlit Debut Crew for our March/April round. Here's how to play: Follow these debut authors on social media and find challenge posts with #DebutReviewChallenge.Find their books at your local library. (If your library doesn't have their books, request that they be added to their collection!)Write… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge – March/April 2020 Round
Looking for Kidlit debuts to review before this round of the Debut Review Challenge ends February 29, 2020? Look no further! Review five of these (or any Kidlit debut) for a chance to win signed books and other great prizes. (Click the Debut Review Challenge tab for details.) This is a great challenge for teachers,… Continue reading Who Are the #DebutReviewChallenge Creators this Round?
Join me in welcoming Wendy Greenley to the Debut Review Challenge Blog! For a BONUS ENTRY, please leave a comment on this blog post! (This will apply if you also complete at least one official ENTRY FORM. Debut By-the-Numbers: LOLA SHAPES THE SKY Number of years writing: 10 Number of years from contract to published… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Wendy Greenley
It is my pleasure to feature Nanette Heffernan, whose debut picture book EARTH HOUR releases tomorrow! Welcome, Nanette! For a BONUS ENTRY, please leave a comment on this blog post! (This will apply if you also complete at least one official ENTRY FORM. Debut By-the-Numbers: EARTH HOUR: A LIGHTS-OUT EVENT FOR OUR PLANET Number of… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Nanette Heffernan