We're halfway through the May/June 2021 Debut Review Challenge! Join the fun by reading FIVE Kidlit debuts and writing reviews for them on Amazon, Goodreads, or other online book retailer. Enter to win by 6/30/21 HERE. Don't miss these fabulous debuts! My Review: The strength of our country lies in its people. We help each… Continue reading Review Roundup: Debut Review Challenge
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 May/Jun 2021 featured books: Every one of these debut books is eligible to review for this challenge, but they are not the only ones! One of… Continue reading Welcome to the May/Jun 2021 round of the Debut Review Challenge!
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
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 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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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
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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
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!