Recently, we had the opportunity to review Erin Petti’s amazing middle-grade novel The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee (September 2016, Mighty Media Press). Today, we are honored to have her joining us on The Writer’s Block. Middle Grade Mafia: Can you tell us how you decided to become a writer and what …

Kami Kinard’s The Boy Project: Notes and Observations of Kara McAllister was re-released in paperback in July 2016. Middle Grade Mafia is excited to talk to Kami about her publishing experience and learn more about Kara McAllister’s quest for a boyfriend.  Kami is graciously offering to give away a free copy of The …

Book two in the Doodle Adventure series, THE PURSUIT OF THE PESKY PIZZA PIRATE by Mike Lowery proved to be another fun, interactive story that entertained my almost 9 year old son for hours. The first book, THE SEARCH FOR THE SLIMY SPACE SLUGS, introduced a style of story telling …