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”

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!!!”

Episode 84: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Clare Weze

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Clare Weze, debut author of The Lightning Catcher joins us on the show! Clare and I chatted about the scientific process of writing, the highs and lows of debut, and what’s coming next? Clare was a great guest to have on theContinue reading “Episode 84: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Clare Weze”

Episode 79: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Bali Rai

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Bali Rai, author of the Now or Never and Mohinder’s War, joins us on the show! Bali and I chatted about finding diversity in history, writing multiple projects at once, and what makes us think of family. Bali was a great guestContinue reading “Episode 79: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Bali Rai”

Episode 76: Big Kids Book Club Month Book Chat – July 2021

Hey, hey, hey! It’s a new month so I’m joined by Rab (@rabtales) for a boys only monthly book chat as we get all chilled and break into Summer Reads in this month’s topic. —————————————————– Onwe Press – https://www.onwe.co/ and the pre-order campaign for Landfill Mountains is on special offer right now and those whoContinue reading “Episode 76: Big Kids Book Club Month Book Chat – July 2021”

Episode 75: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Pooja Puri

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Pooja Puri, author of A Dinosaur ate my Sister, joins us on the show. Pooja and I chatted about the differences writing for middle grade compared to young adult as well as her thoughts on being nominated for Carnegie awards and beingContinue reading “Episode 75: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Pooja Puri”

Episode 74: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Kimberly Pauley

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Kimberly Pauley, author and DnD fan, joins me on the show. Kimberly and I chatted about the differences writing for middle grade compared to young adult as well as lots of Dungeons and Dragons inspired goodness. Kimberly was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 74: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Kimberly Pauley”