Thursday, March 1
The O.W.L.! If you love MG, or are looking for great new MG suggestions, then you are in for a treat. Every single day this month The O.W.L. will have a MG review, guest post, giveaway, or some combination of all of the above. And, a guest post/giveaway from Book Love toward the end of the month :)
Crazy, exciting #2: School Library Journal's Battle of the Kids' Books!!!!! Seriously book lovers, this is some of the best reading and reviewing that you'll see all year. The BOB "Contenders" cover a huge range of genres and reading levels and every single year I find new favorite books that I never would have otherwise read. They definitely don't just stick to award winners, although a few can be found.
The judges for each round of this bracket-style tournament are all authors, and they write Simply Amazing reviews - comparing the two literary opponents and then defending their winners. This year I am determined to read every single contender before their round in the BoB begins. As of now I've read 8 out 16 so I've still got some great reading ahead of me.
***And don't forget to vote for The Undead before March 11! We, the Peanut Gallery, get to cast our votes for our favorite contender, so if it is killed off before the Big Kahuna Round, it still has the chance to come back and compete in the end. Please, oh please, oh please let Between Shades of Gray make it to the end!!!
What are you looking forward to this month, book lovers? And which contender do you predict will come out on top in the BoB?