The Feb/Mar 2021 round of the Debut Review Challenge is up and running! Did you meet the current crew on social media over the past two weeks? Catch up by searching for #DebutReviewChallenge on Twitter and Instagram. Here's a recap of the Feb/Mar 2021 featured books: Every one of these debut books is eligible to… Continue reading Meet the Crew – Find Debuts!
We're getting down to the wire here at the Debut Review Challenge. Only two weeks left to review debut Kidlit and enter to win signed books! Not sure what to review? Have you tried this round's featured books? Here are my latest reviews. Don't miss these incredible books! Review: Poetic text ebbs & flows like… Continue reading My Latest Read-Review-Repeat + How to Win
October is flying by and this round of the Debut Review Challenge is nearly half over! I'm even starting to plan challenges for 2021! (If you are a traditionally published Kidlit debut, any genre, and you'd like to be considered for a future challenge, express your interest HERE.) I know, I know. Reviewing debuts has… Continue reading What I’m Reading & Reviewing… PLUS You Could Win a Debut Book Bundle!
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
I'm pleased to welcome Lisa Katzenberger to the blog. This round of the Debut Review Challenge wraps up in less than two weeks and we are eager to celebrate the release of NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY on Tuesday, June 23rd. Congratulations on your debut, Lisa! Lisa Katzenberger has been creating stories since she was… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Lisa Katzenberger
Sharon has been a big supporter of the Debut Review Challenge from the beginning. It is such a pleasure to welcome her as a featured author with her debut picture book, BEDTIME, DADDY!, hot off the presses! Sharon Giltrow grew up in South Australia, the youngest of eight children, surrounded by pet sheep and fields… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Sharon Giltrow
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!
Join me in welcoming Katelyn Aronson to the blog! Her debut, Piglette, is a charming story of self-discovery with the feel of a classic. Originally from California, Katelyn worked as an independent bookseller for several years before moving abroad to Europe at the age of twenty-five. Today, she lives between France and Switzerland, perpetually deprived… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Katelyn Aronson