Love Middle Grade Actually Promo

Sunday, February 10, 2013


Download this e-book, find the secret phrase, and enter it into the contest link embedded in the e-book to be entered into the draw to win a Kindle Fire, a $10 Amazon Gift Card or a great middle grade e-book from one of 14 fantastic authors!

Treat yourself and your kids with a special gift this Valentine's Day! This is a sample of 14 exciting middle grade stories that you will love and with the chance to win an e-reader.

Competition opens 7 February 2013 and the winner will be announced on 14 February 2013. This e-book will be available to download for free for 5 days from the 7-11th of February and at 99c for the remaining days of the promotion. The winners will be drawn on 14 February 2013 and announced shortly thereafter.

Whether you like fantasy, adventure, mystery or humor, "Love Middle Grade Actually" gives you a taste of it all!

This sampler includes:

Diary of a Penguin-napper - Sally Harris
3 weeks, 2 boys, 1 little penguin - what could possibly go wrong? Inspired by the urban myth that it is possible to steal a penguin from the zoo on a school visit using just a backpack!

The Golden Scarab - S.W. Lothian
When JJ discovers the secret of time travel at his dad’s museum, he finds himself catapulted back to ancient Egypt with his best friend, smack-bang at the centre of an action-packed race against time and living statues to find the sacred Golden Scarab.

Four Fiends - Nikki Bennett
Join Jinjing, Pietro, Saburo and Kate as they explore exotic lands, defeat evil demons, and discover the true meaning of friendship.

Gasparilla's Treasure - Scott Clements

A fast paced adventure novel following Trip Montgomery on his quest through historic St Augustine, Florida to find the treasure of famed pirate Jose Gaspar.

Lionel’s Grand Adventure: Lionel and the Golden Rule - Paul R. Hewlett
Meet Lionel, a lovable bully-magnet, as he arrives in Larrystown and discovers a magical Three-Toed-Potbellied Walbaun foot.

Escape from the Forbidden Planet - Julie Anne Grasso
Caramel Cinnamon thought the worst day of her life was the day her grandparents, the King and Queen of the Elves of Cardamom went missing. She was wrong!

The Secret Underground - Natalie Bahm
Anxious to forget the bank robbery she witnessed, twelve-year-old Ally joins her brother and the rest of the neighborhood boys (including the cutest boy in her class) in digging a secret tunnel to an abandoned steel mill.

Super Ninja Alien Robot Monsters - Jeff Bilman

Ninja fighting, half-robot, half-monster aliens from Alpha Centauri have come to destroy the Earth. Are two bickering brothers the world's only hope?

The Princelings and the Pirates - Jemima Pett
A simple mission to solve a problem with the winery turns into a nightmare as our guinea pig heroes, Princelings Fred and George, are captured by pirates, rescue a damsel in distress, and get more than they bargained for in the battle of Dimerie.

The Ninja Librarian - Rebecca M Douglass
Skunk Corners is a dusty, tough, unfriendly town until the Ninja Librarian—a mild-mannered librarian who offers his wisdom with a little extra when folks don’t listen—gets off the train and moves into the library.

The Dreamcatcher Adventures: Greedy Jack Wallace - Adam C. Veile
When the ghost of his rowdy Wild West ancestor appears, seventh-grader Blake Monroe joins him in the search for a hidden treasure, but they soon discover a deadly outlaw is in pursuit and they’ll be lucky to escape with their lives!

Knockout: The Hermit's Escape - Krista Michelle Breen
When Phillip Brooks’ new horse leaves him face down in the mud, he soon discovers something very strange is going on inside the old hermit Bert Massey’s house.

The Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets - Stanley & Katrina
Cat and Dog. It is a love/hate relationship. Enter the inner psyche of these creatures as they try to peacefully coexist within the same house. Cleverly written. Hilarious antics.

Greenhorn - Anna Olswanger
Greenhorn is a powerful story that gives human dimension to the Holocaust. It poignantly underscores our flawed humanity and speaks to the healing value of friendship.


Twitter hashtag to use for this promotion: #lovemg 

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  1. Thanks for the post Dianne,
    The ebook has some great samples in it and the competition is a fun way to enter to win a Kindle Fire.

  2. Hi Dianne
    Thanks so much for taking the time for our promo. I have joined your site now and look forward to your reviews. Best wishes Julie Anne Grasso

  3. Hi Dianne! Thanks so much for featuring our project! The great thing about it is that it's introduced me to so many more great people and places to read - like your site!
    Best wishes
    Jemima at Jemima's blog

  4. Hi Dianne,
    Thanks so much for posting about our book! It's a great sampling opportunity not only for mg fans, but all readers. I am now a follower of your site and look forward to reading your posts! Have a great day.

    Paul R. Hewlett

  5. Thanks for the shout out, Dianne!

  6. Dianne, I want to add my thanks. And I agree with Jemima that participating in this project has introduced us to so many interesting writers (and bloggers) we wouldn't have known otherwise.

  7. Hi, Dianne! We are adding our thanks as well to the group. We also are loving getting to know these wonderful authors and bloggers - such as yourself! Thank you for sharing Love Middle Grade Actually with your fans. We are going to sign up to follow you by email, now. :)
    ~Stanley & Katrina von Cat the Master of Wisdom and Knowledge


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