We couldn't be more excited to host our next Virtual Book Chat Monday night on Twitter. The conversations have been lively, enlightening and there's nothing better than hearing directly from our favorite authors. This month we're celebrating middle grade fiction with M. Tara Crowl, author of Eden's Wish, published by Disney Publishing Worldwide.
In her first book, Tara tells the story of Eden, a 12-year old genie who wants to escape her lamp for freedom. She finds a way to escape to Earth and poses as the new girl at a school in California. Of course, the story isn't quite so simple and Eden faces a big decision about where she truly belongs.
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The book is earning rave reviews - and for good reason. It's a humorous story about friendship that kids will love.
Join us and author M. Tara Crowl on Monday evening for a discussion of Eden's Wish.
RSVP to win one of our book chat prizes. We have four copies of Eden's Wish and a $50 Amazon gift card to give away!
Join TheShoppingMama and M. Tara Crowl for our monthly book club. RSVP for prizing.