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!
The author/library relationship is an important one. Writers who cultivate those relationships see their readership grow! ICYMI: Current Debut Review Challenge creators highlight their local libraries. The Debut Review Challenge is quickly approaching the halfway mark. Have you reviewed 5 debuts yet? If so, don't forget to enter to win signed books! Click HERE. You… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge – Weekly Update
Don't miss the #KidsNeedBooks hashtag. Authors and Kidlit influencers do book giveaways. Organizations make requests. Classroom booklists get fulfilled. An abundance of generosity is always present. It is clear that educators and the Kidlit community have a shared vision: to get books into the hands of children. In honor of #KidsNeedBooks, our challenge members give… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge – Weekly Update
The Debut Review Challenge is back with a whole new Kidlit Debut Crew for our May/June 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 indie bookstore or at your library. (If your library doesn't have their books, request that they… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge – May/June 2020 Round
I am so pleased to welcome J. Kasper Kramer to the blog this week! Her middle grade novel is unlike anything I've read before. It is full of suspense, hope, and the power of stories, all set against the backdrop of communist Romania in the 1980s. Thanks for joining me, Jessica! New this month: a… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with J. Kasper Kramer
It is my great pleasure to welcome author-librarian extraordinaire, Marcie Flinchum Atkins, to the Debut Review Challenge blog! New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway! Debut By-the-Numbers: WAIT, REST, PAUSE: DORMANCY IN NATURE Number of years writing: My whole life! However, I really started taking things seriously… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Marcie Flinchum Atkins
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