Mother Daughter Book Reviews is excited to be coordinating a Book Review Blitz for the TWO latest books in the “Frankie Dupont” middle grade mystery series by author Julie Anne Grasso. You will have the chance to review “Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage” and/or “Frankie Dupont and the High Seas Heist” PLUS you have the chance to win 1 of 2 $50 gift cards/cash prizes. Blitz ends December 31, 2015.
You will be provided with an electronic copy of the books (pdf, mobi, epub). You will have until December 31, 2015 to post your reviews to Amazon, Goodreads, and/or your website. Posting to Amazon is mandatory. Once you post your reviews to one or more of these sites, you will have the opportunity to enter TWO separate giveaways for TWO chances to win a $50 Amazon gift card (or PayPal cash) using the Rafflecopter widgets below.
NOTE: Reviews must be at least 5 sentences specifying what you liked (or didn’t like) about the book and who you would recommend the book to if asked. We understand that some of you may not enjoy the book – ALL REVIEWS are welcome but we do expect honest, fair, and thoughtful reviews of the book. Regardless of whether you like the book or not, please tell us why – constructive feedback is always helpful to an author. Reviews posted before October 14, 2015 are not eligible as entries into the giveaway.
About the Books
Title: Frankie Dupont and The Science Fair Sabotage | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: May 11, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 134 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12
Summary: Frankie Dupont is less than impressed when he has to attend the Sustainable Science Fair with Kat and Amy. Upon his arrival, he learns that Amy’s brothers have had their robotics chip stolen. Keen to recover the chip, Frankie questions the kids in the competition, but everyone seems to have a motive. When baffling clues start rolling in via “Snap-Goss” instant messages, Frankie realises it will take all of his detective muscles to solve this case. An illustrated mystery for ages 8-12.
Title: Frankie Dupont and High Seas Heist | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: July 6, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 148 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12
Summary: Frankie Dupont seems to catch odd-ball cases in the most unlikely places. You would think he would be used to it by now. When his next case lands him on a luxury cruise liner full of devious chocolatiers with ulterior motives, Frankie will be expected to solve the crime, even before it’s committed. Although his mind is certainly up for the challenge, Frankie realises his stomach is yet to find its sea legs.
An illustrated mystery for ages 8-12
The Buzz About the Books
Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage: “These books are quick and fun to read. They are perfect for young readers who enjoy mysteries and quirky characters. ” ~ Melanie, Amazon
Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage: ”
Like the other books in this series, this is a story written and aimed at kids. The fantasy, thoughts and plot are laid out with lots of love just for this age group, and I think kids will enjoy this completely.” ~ Tonja D., Amazon
Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage: “This fast paced, funny book is sure to thrill and entertain your middle grade reader.” ~ Susan, Amazon
Frankie Dupont and the High Seas Heist: “With each book, the author manages to think up a completely new, fun, and smart adventure for kids. I’d recommend this to any middle-grade story-lover, especially if they value friendship, perseverance, and learning new things.” ~ Ilana, Amazon
About the Author: Julie Anne Grasso
With a background in paediatric nursing, Julie Anne Grasso spent many years literally wrapping children in cotton wool. Every day she witnessed courage and resilience from the tiny people she cared for, which inspired her to write stories to entertain them. A science fiction nerd (she even owns a TARDIS), cupcake enthusiast and lover of all things mystery, she lives in Melbourne with her husband Danny and their little girl Giselle. Most days she can be found sipping chai tea and dreaming up wonderful worlds that often involve consumption of cupcakes.
* Submitting this form constitutes an agreement with MDBR and the author that you will post a review of this book to Amazon (minimally) before the deadline of December 31, 2015.
Step 1: Sign-up for this blogger opportunity using the Google Doc Form below
Step 2: Receive and read a copy of the books
Once you sign up to participate in this Book Review Blitz, you will receive a Dropbox invitation to grab electronic copies of the books you requested for review. If you do not receive this email within 3 days of signing up, please send me an email to let me know: renee(@)motherdaughterbookreviews(.)com and be sure to remove the brackets in the email address. I will send you an email reminder to post your review 14 days, 7 days, and 1 day before the blitz ends.
Step 3: Post your reviews of the books to Amazon, Goodreads, and/or your website
Once you finish reading the books, you may post your reviews to Amazon, Goodreads, and/or your website. Posting your reviews to Amazon is mandatory and posting to Goodreads and/or your website is optional. Posting to Amazon U.S. is preferred, but if this is not possible, you may post to your home country’s Amazon site. The deadline for posting your reviews is December 31, 2015 (i.e., the Rafflecopter widget will be closed for entries).
Here are the links to the book on Amazon and Goodreads:
Step 4: Enter the giveaways below for TWO chances to win a $50 Amazon gift card (or PayPal cash).
Once your reviews are posted publicly on Amazon, Goodreads, and/or your website, you can enter the giveaways below, making sure to add your links as requested. You can find the link to this blitz in the menu above under “Current Blitzes”. Good luck and thanks so much!