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“An hour a day can be enough.” Victor Piñeiro Gives Writing Advice and Discusses His MG Debut TIME VILLAINS

By Sara Truuvert When your novel is deemed “the greatest idea for a book ever”, you’re probably on to something. That certainly seems to be the case for debut author Victor Piñeiro, whose novel Time Villains has garnered a starred review from Kirkus and a spot as an Amazon Best Book of the Month. The book promises time-hopping high jinx, historic and . . .








“I hope young readers walk away with the knowledge that their voice matters!” Chrystal D. Giles on Her Debut MG Novel TAKE BACK THE BLOCK

By Sara Truuvert When I reached out to Chrystal D. Giles back in November 2020, the excitement around Take Back the Block was already palpable. A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection and Kids’ IndieNext Pick, the novel has garnered praise from numerous authors and a starred review from School Library Journal.  Take Back the Block follows Wes, a funny, stylish sixth-grader whose main . . .