Friday Favourites – Middle-Grade Novels:

Middle Grade

Continuing with my Friday Favourites series, today I’ll be discussing Middle-Grade novels I love. Middle-Grade is an interesting classification because it has several definitions, but most people will agree that it books in this category are meant for younger readers who are old enough for chapter books, but perhaps too young for longer novels. Generally, though not always, the characters in the novels are pre-teen age, and many of the themes in these books are lighter (although I have to say that Harry Potter breaks many of these conventions!) Whatever the criteria for being considered Middle Grade, these books can still be appealing to adults. Here are three of my favourite:

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Friday Favourites: Cover Art

 

Friday Favourites - Cover ArtWe’ve all heard the adage to ‘never judge a book by it’s cover’, but these days, cover art is such an important aspect of producing a written work, that it’s impossible not to judge books by their cover art. And there are some SERIOUSLY beautiful covers out there. This edition of Friday Favourites will discuss my most recent favourites, and it was quite difficult to limit myself to only five choices:

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Organization In Writing – Release

Organization In Writing - Release R.S. Mollison-Read

Continuing with my series, Organization In Writing, today I will discuss the different elements involved in my organization of a book release. It is unsurprising that the release of a book can inspire a range of emotions, from nervousness, to stress, to excitement. This is why I find it best to be highly organized and sequential when I release a book.

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