39 episodes

A podcast for Big Kids who like to read Middle Grade and Young Adult books.
Including:
Author Interviews
Book Reviews
New Book Releases

The Big Kids Book Club Podcas‪t‬ Big Kids Everywhere!

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    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

A podcast for Big Kids who like to read Middle Grade and Young Adult books.
Including:
Author Interviews
Book Reviews
New Book Releases

    Big Kids Book Club Monthly Chat: February 2021

    Big Kids Book Club Monthly Chat: February 2021

    Hey, hey, hey!

    It’s a new month so I’m joined by Rab (@rabtales) and Emma (@emmakeane10) as we look at romance as February is the month of St Valentine's. We ponder first loves, romance and friendships and talk about our book recommendations and TBR boosters.

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    Books talked about in this episode:

    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz (YA)

    Proud of Me by Sarah Hagger-Holt (MG)

    Paper Towns by John Green (YA)

    Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon (YA)

    Kingdom of Thorns by Katherine Macdonald (YA)

    Counting Down to You by Tashie Bhuiyan (YA)

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    We also want to give a big shout out to:

    Onwe Press - https://www.onwe.co/

    Black Lives Matter - https://blacklivesmatter.com/

    Campaign Against Climate Change - https://www.campaigncc.org/

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    So sit back, relax, and get lost in a good book-ish podcast

    Follow us on Twitter: @Bigkidsbookclub

    • 38 min
    Big Kids Book Club - Mid-Week Review: The Last Last Day of Summer

    Big Kids Book Club - Mid-Week Review: The Last Last Day of Summer

    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 is out of 5 stars with the following categories being looked at:

    Plot, Pacing, Characters, Style, Setting

    All the categories are ranked from five, added together, and divided by 5 to give a final rating!

    This week's episode features:

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    The Last Last Day of Summer by Lamar Giles

    Publisher: Versify Publishing

    Age Range: 9+

    Genre(s): Action/Mystery

    Page Count: 304

    Star Rating:  4.4⭐(out of 5)

    • 14 min
    Big Kids Book Club - Author Interview: Alex Bell

    Big Kids Book Club - Author Interview: Alex Bell

    Hey hey hey!

    Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview.

    In this episode, Alex Bell, author of the YA horror fiction and the middle grade Polar Bear Explorer's club joins me on the show.

    Alex and I chatted about how she wrote her first novel while studying to become a lawyer in university, trying several genres and the freedom to write for yourself, as well as her new series set in the Polar Bear world.

    Alex was a great guest to have on the show and we are very grateful she was able to join us on the show.

    Enjoy!

    ***COMPETITION***

    If you want to be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of the Ocean Squid Explorer's Club, then head over to Twitter and follow @BigKidsBookClub.
    Send us a tweet using the hashtag #SquidComp and tell us where you'd like to go exploring.

    (UK residents only)

    The competition closes midnight on 26th February.

    • 19 min
    Big Kids Book Club - Mid-Week Review: When You Trap A Tiger

    Big Kids Book Club - Mid-Week Review: When You Trap A Tiger

    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 is out of 5 stars with the following categories being looked at:

    Plot Pacing Characters Style Setting

    All the categories are ranked from five, added together, and divided by 5 to give a final rating!

    This week's episode features:

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    When You Trap A Tiger by Tae Keller

    Publisher: Penguin Random House

    Age Range: 10+

    Genre(s): Fantasy/Contemporary

    Page Count: 304

    Star Rating:  4.2⭐(out of 5)

    • 16 min
    Big Kids Book Club - Author Interview: Jennifer Bell

    Big Kids Book Club - Author Interview: Jennifer Bell

    Hey hey hey!

    Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview.

    In this episode, Jennifer Bell, author of the Uncommoners Series, Agents of the Wild and Wonderscape, joins me on the show.

    Jennifer and I chatted about how working in a book shop inspired her to write, her list of historical heroes and the wonders of the animal world.

    Jennifer was a great guest to have on the show and we are very grateful she was able to join us on the show.

    Enjoy!

    (Apologies for any audio difficulties)

    ***COMPETITION***

    If you want to be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of the Wonderscape, then head over to Twitter and follow @BigKidsBookClub.
    Send us a tweet using the hashtag #WonderComp and tell us a historical figure you'd like to spend the afternoon with.

    (UK residents only)

    The competition closes midnight on 19th February.

    • 25 min
    Big Kids Book Club - Mid-Week Review: Winter of the Wolves

    Big Kids Book Club - Mid-Week Review: Winter of the Wolves

    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 is out of 5 stars with the following categories being looked at:

    Plot Pacing Characters Style Setting

    All the categories are ranked from five, added together, and divided by 5 to give a final rating!

    This week's episode features:

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    WInter of the Wolves by Tony Bradman

    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    Age Range: 10+

    Genre(s): Historical Fiction

    Page Count: 152

    Star Rating:  4⭐(out of 5)

    • 15 min

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