But, alas, it's never worked out.
So, here's some of the goodies you can expect to see this month here on Bookworm for Kids...
(and no, this isn't the entire list, just a tiny taste)
And notice the diversity! I didn't even realize how many different cultures are hitting this blog until I did this post. Amazing!
10 Things I Hate About Pinky
Written by bestselling author, Sandhya Menon, this is the highly anticipated, third book in the Dimple and Rishi series. It has romance. It has diversity. It has a fake boyfriend. And oh-so-much more!
Coming July 21st, we'll have this one up here tomorrow, July 1st, so you can get an early peek into my thoughts.
Vanessa Williams? Yes, this is from THE Vanessa Williams that so many already know and love—actress, singer, dancer, and now... author!
This one came out May 5th, but you can see my thoughts on it on July 2nd.
Picture Book, ages 4 to 8
Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything
Science Fiction meets the very modern theme of immigration and ICE in this middle grade novel, which I'm really looking forward to diving into. It releases on August 4th, but you can already hear my thoughts about it on July 7th.
Middle Grade Science Fiction, ages 8 to 12
The Sisters of Straygarden Place
Middle Grade Mystery/Spooky, ages 8 to 12
The Little Kitten
I'm LOVED the first book in this series and was super excited when I was asked to review this one. It's not fall yet, but it's never, ever, ever too early to dream. Coming out on July 21st, you'll see my review here on July 15th.
Picture Book, ages 4 to 8
The Invention of Sophie Carter
Young Adult Historical Romance
The Jade Rebellion
Science Fiction collides with magic to form a tale about rebellion, artificial intelligence, greed and slams it into dystopian form. I'm always up for a bit of action-packed science fiction, an I'm hoping this one fits the bill. My thoughts will be up on July 23rd.
Young Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy
This tale is set in the 1980's and revolves around more meaningful topics such as learning to trust oneself, dealing with the loss of a loved one, and carrying on. I'm expecting a lot of emotions and magical moments in this one, but we'll see. It's release date is scheduled for August 4th, but you'll get a glimpse at my thoughts on July 21st.
Middle Grade Contemporary (maybe, a little historical?)
I happened across this one by accident but fell in love with the surmise—so mysterious! It comes out from Konjur Road Press on October 23, but I'll have my thoughts up already on July 24th.
Young Adult Paranormal
Trust the Grind
I'd love to list all of the others, too, because I plan on reviewing a total of (at least) 25 reads during July. So, grab that beach chair and a cool drink because there is bound to be something here for your young reader, too.