Melody J. Bremen

7 Middle Grade Books about Homeless Children

Thursday August 17, 2017

Every kids has struggles, but some are bigger than others. Some children find themselves thrust into a big world very early on and the test is to see whether or not they will emerge from the challenge as a better person.
Here are some touching and heartwarming books about homelessness:
Paper Things
Crenshaw Read More>>

The False Prince: Book Review

Monday August 14, 2017

The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the kind of book that really draws you in. the writing is visual and the action keeps moving. Sage’s attitude and snarky voice, combined with a plot full of treason and intrigue, keeps you wanted more.
I also liked how Tobias and Roden, who seemed like they would be more simple, flat characters, changed back and forth (and back and forth again) between being Sage’s friends to being his enemies. Read More>>

11 Books for Kids Who Love Sports

Monday June 26, 2017


Million-Dollar Throw The Zucchini Warriors (MacDonald Hall, #5) Unstoppable Read More>>

Full of Beans: Book Review

Monday March 13, 2017

Full of BeansFull of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I picked up this book because I enjoyed Jennifer L. Holm’s The Fourteenth Goldfish. This book turned out to be even better. What’s not to like? Historical fiction with hilarious and quirky characters… sure sounds like my cup of tea. Read More>>

Favorite Middle Grade Books Read in 2016

Monday January 23, 2017

Here are my favorite middle grade books that I read in 2016 in no particular order. These books aren’t necessarily new, but this year was my first time reading them. And without further ado:

  1. The Fourteenth Goldfish
  2.  What Came from the Stars Read More>>

The Best Middle Grade Books for Girls

Monday December 26, 2016

A while ago I posted a list of the Best Middle Grade Books for Boys, and now I have compiled a list of great middle grade books for girls. (Obviously girls sometimes like to read books with boy protagonists and vice versa, but whatever. The point is, here is a list of awesome books.)

  1. Bloomability
  2. Glory Be Read More>>