Episode 90: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Rab Ferguson

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Rab Ferguson, debut author of the Landfill Mountains, joins us on the show! Rab and I chatted about switching from short stories to his first full-length novels, writing about climate change, and writing stories within stories. Rab was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 90: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Rab Ferguson”

Mid-Week Review: The Landfill Mountains

This week’s episode features: —————————————– Landfill Mountains by Rab Ferguson Publisher: Onwe Press Age Range: 12+ Genre(s): Young Adult, Post-Apocalypse Page Count: 384 Star Rating:  5⭐ (out of 5) A beautiful book written with care and passion for the underlying subject. At the surface what you think you have is a simple Post-Apocalyptic YA, but hiddenContinue reading “Mid-Week Review: The Landfill Mountains”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books! Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists! This week: LandfillContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”

Episode 89: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Ruth Estevez

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Ruth Estevez, debut author of The Monster Belt joins us on the show! Ruth and I chatted about how growing up in Yorkshire shaped her, working on tv script to writing full length novels Ruth was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 89: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Ruth Estevez”

Mid-week Review: Rebel Animals At-Risk: Stories of Survival

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome to our Mid-Week review!! Each week, we’re going to be reviewing a Middle Grade or Young Adult novel and giving you the scoop on whether it’s any good! Our rating system for non-fiction is out of 5 stars with the following categories being looked at: Purpose, Style, Authority, Usefulness All theContinue reading “Mid-week Review: Rebel Animals At-Risk: Stories of Survival”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books! Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists! This week: TheContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”

Episode 87: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Martin Brown

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Martin Brown, illustrator of Horrible histories and author of Nell and the Cave Bear, joins us on the show! Martin and I chatted about switching from teaching to illustration, giving forgotten animals the limelight, and turning geography into narrative. Martin was aContinue reading “Episode 87: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Martin Brown”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books! Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists! This week: TheContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”

Episode 86: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Alex Cotter

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Alex Cotter, debut author of The House on the Edge joins us on the show! Alex and I chatted about the changing from YA to middle grade, finding the balance of emotions in her writing, and the excitement of writing. Alex wasContinue reading “Episode 86: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Alex Cotter”

Episode 85: Big Kids Book Club Monthly Book Chat – 1st Birthday Special!!!

Hey, hey, hey! It’s a new month so I’m joined by Rab (@rabtales), Emma (@emmakeane10), and special guest Laura (@librarylaurapod) as we celebrate our 1st birthday! It’s super exciting and can’t believe the fun we’ve had since the podcast started. Happy Birthday to you the listeners who make this all possible 😀 —————————————————– Landfill MountainsContinue reading “Episode 85: Big Kids Book Club Monthly Book Chat – 1st Birthday Special!!!”