Debut Review Challenge with J. Kasper Kramer

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

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Debut Review Challenge with Chantal Bourgonje

Chantal Bourgonje is an author/illustrator with an adorable debut picture book. Welcome to the Debut Review Challenge Blog, Chantal! Debut By-the-Numbers: Fierce Grey Mouse Number of years writing: 7 Number of years from contract to published book: 1 Date your book was released: April 2019 Number of pages: 32 Number of launch events: 0 Number… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Chantal Bourgonje

Debut Review Challenge with Meera Sriram

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.) To kick off a brand new year and a brand new challenge round, I am thrilled to welcome Meera Sriram. Thanks for being here! Debut By-the-Numbers: THE YELLOW SUITCASE Number… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Meera Sriram

Debut Review Challenge is Back!

Happy New Year, KidLit Champions! The Debut Review Challenge is back with a whole new Kidlit Debut Crew for our January-February 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… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge is Back!

Debut Review Challenge with Hannah Stark

It is my pleasure to welcome Hannah Stark to the Debut Review Challenge Blog! Debut By-the-Numbers: TRUCKER AND TRAIN Number of years writing: 6 Number of years from contract to published book: 4 Date your book was released: August 6, 2019 Number of pages: 40 Number of launch events: 10 Number of days per week… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Hannah Stark

Debut Review Challenge with Lauren Kerstein

Welcome, Lauren, to the Debut Review Challenge Blog! Your debut has made quite a splash. Thanks for joining us to tell us all about it. Debut By-the-Numbers: ROSIE THE DRAGON AND CHARLIE MAKE WAVES Number of years writing: At least 12 years of serious writing (I’ve written my whole life). Number of years from contract to published… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Lauren Kerstein

Debut Review Challenge with Laura Roettiger

It is my pleasure to welcome Laura Roettiger to the Debut Review Challenge Blog, where she dishes about her debut picture book, why she writes for children, and her current work-in-progress. Welcome, Laura! Debut By-the-Numbers: ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON Number of years writing: A lifetime. With the goal of publishing, it’s been 3 years.… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Laura Roettiger

Meet the Oct/Nov 2019 #DebutReviewChallenge Book Creators!

Ready to join the book review fun by participating in the Debut Review Challenge? Follow these debut authors on social media and find their books at your local library. If your library doesn't have their books, request that they be added to their collection! Write an honest review online for any debut Kidlit creator on… Continue reading Meet the Oct/Nov 2019 #DebutReviewChallenge Book Creators!