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May 2014

Our May roundup includes DEEP BLUE, the first book in the Waterfire Saga by Jennifer Donnelly, follows the mermaid Serafina and five other mermaid heroines as they attempt to prevent war between the Mer nations;  I KILL THE MOCKINGBIRD by Paul Acampora, in which three friends hatch a plan to get the whole town excited about Harper Lee’s classic;  and Read more »

Jonathan Auxier, author of The Night Gardener

This much-anticipated follow-up to Jonathan Auxier’s exceptional debut, Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, is a Victorian ghost story with shades of Washington Irving and Henry James. More than just a spooky tale, it’s also a moral fable about human greed and the power of storytelling.
 

Happy Halloween! Your Favorite Authors' Favorite Costumes

With October 31st just around the corner, we know that coming up with the perfect costume is at the forefront of your minds. Well, why not take some inspiration from your favorite authors? From old men  to a Christmas Caroler, these authors' creativity, humor and eeriness will definitely get you in the Halloween mood.

"Best Of" 2014 Lists

This is the time of year when “Best Of” lists are everywhere. Although we at Kidsreads.com don’t have a “Best Of” list of our own, we’ve compiled a number of them for you here. See which of your top picks appear on these lists and which titles you feel should've been included but weren't. Perhaps you’ll even find some books to add to your reading list as we head into the new year!

May 2015

In paperback this month we have UNLOCKING THE TRUTH: Three Brooklyn Teens on Life, Friendship and Making the Band by Charisse Jones, the true story of a rock band on the cusp of massive stardom; WHEN AUDREY MET ALICE by Rebecca Behrens, in which First Daughter Audrey discovers Alice Roosevelt’s diary; and Read more »