Hey y’all! I was actually sent a review copy of The Last Mirror on the Left but after hearing the synopsis for the first book in the series, I decided to buy a copy of The Last Last Day of Summer from Cultured Books (a Black woman owned bookstore). All thoughts are my own, as goes with every one of my reviews.
I’m sure you’ve all been on the edge of your seats waiting for my full thoughts on this series ever since my interview with Lamar Giles. Oh, wait, you weren’t? Well, stick around anyway to see if this might be the story you’re looking to add as an upcoming stocking stuffer.
Hey y’all! So I’m coming at you with something super special this week. Lamar Giles’ marketing team reached out to me to check out his upcoming Middle Grade Novel: The Last Mirror on the Left. It is a sequel to The Last Last Day of Summer and it features Black kids saving the world with some cool sci-fi elements.
I am so honored to have this opportunity to interview Lamar Giles, especially as I begin delving more into Middle Grade. I recently read his latest YA novel Not So Pure and Simple and I absolutely loved it. I ended up buying a copy of The Last Last Day of Summer for my cousin (she’s ten) and I’ll be giving her my ARC of The Last Mirror on the Left to go along with it. I’m so excited to see what she thinks about it.
Okay, enough of me gushing. Here’s the interview:
When did you realize you wanted to be a writer?
Hey y’all! Welcome to my leg of the Hear Our Voice book tour for Loretta Little Looks Back by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney. They’re a husband/wife duo that have worked on multiple books together and I have the opportunity to host an interview with them here. Check out what this pair had to say!
Hey y’all! Back at it again with another book review. On a Monday though? Yup, Student Ambassador: The Missing Dragon comes out tomorrow!
When it comes to Netgalley, I tend to request children’s books and graphic novels because those are easier for me to read as eBooks. I have a major soft spot for those books because they’re the kind that will make reading fun for a whole new generation. This one wasn’t just any request though. This was a wish, and if you know Netgalley, you know wishes are rarely granted.
Hey y’all, so you may have noticed that I haven’t read middle grade in a while. It’s not a genre that I’m quick to run to and let’s face it, I’m a YA gal at heart. But that doesn’t mean middle grade can’t tug at my heartstrings every now and again.
I received an ARC e-galley of Isaiah Dunn is my Hero from Netgalley.