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
- 'Sup nerds and welcome to my blog. My name is Diana and we'll be spending lots of time together reading books, watching Netflix, playing video games, and looking at cat gifs. It's gonna be awesome. You'll see!