Happy Book Birthday to Shadow of a Doubt by Skylar James!

ShadowofaDoubtThis middle grade novel from Adaptive Studios just arrived at my house a few days ago, so I haven’t had time to read and review it yet. However, I love stories about horse racing, and a female jockey is a definite plus! I’m really looking forward to curling up and digging in soon.

Here’s the publisher’s description:

“Shadow of a Doubt is a heartfelt book about family, friendship, taking risks and believing in those we love. Shadow and Fyfe are sure to win the hearts of anyone lucky enough to join in their inspirational story. “

Happy Book Birthday to The Memory Thief!

Memory ThiefHere’s what the publisher had to say about this great new middle grade read:

“Twin brother and sister Benji and Kelly wander off at the local county fair after witnessing their parents argue. When Benji runs into a group of bullies, he escapes into a tent called The Memory Emporium, where he meets a strange old man inside named Louis. The old man shows him a magically vivid memory of a fighter pilot, in the hopes of getting Benji to pay to see other memories Louis has collected from people over the years. Benji quickly realizes the ability to take memories could help his parents stop fighting with each other, and he asks Louis to teach him how to become a “memory thief.” But Louis isn’t the only person with the ability to show and manipulate memories.”

I gave this middle grade book five stars on Goodreads. It’s perfect for middle grade readers, full of the kinds of questions and yearnings that intrigue them. Read my review here.