September 22, 2020 , Tue
Welcome to Tuesday! It's  my stop on the Maya and The Rising Dark blog blitz! There's a special spot in my heart for the middle grade genre because it's just SO FREAKING HEARTWARMING AND FULL OF HOPE and Maya and The Rising Dark is no exception. I can't wait for you to meet Maya and go on adventures with her. Here's the rundown on this book of magical escapades. I sincerely hope you check this book out and that it makes your heart sing and that you LOVE IT.   Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron Series: Maya and the Rising Dark #1 Published by HMH Books for Young Readers on September 22, 2020 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy Pages: 304 Twelve-year-old Maya is the only one in her South Side Chicago neighborhood who witnesses weird occurrences like werehyenas stalking the streets at night and a scary man made of shadows plaguing her dreams. Her friends try to find an explanation—perhaps a ghost uprising or a lunchroom experiment gone awry. But to Maya, it sounds like something from one of Papa’s stories or her favorite comics. When Papa goes missing, Maya is thrust into a world both strange and familiar as she uncovers the truth. Her father 

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