The Whizbang Machine

About the Book Title: The Whizbang Machine Author: Danielle A. Vann Genre: YA After years of running from his tragic past, Jack Yale books a flight home. With him is a typewriter that is intended to be a gift for his granddaughter, Elizabeth. The minute Elizabeth’s fingers cradle the large…

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The Fool’s Apprentice

In the kingdom of Dragon’s Launch, young Denrikk’s aspirations of becoming a knight are dashed when he is instead apprenticed to the king’s fool. Embarrassed and devastated that his new position will ruin all hopes of winning the hand of the girl he loves–the princess Alendria– Denrikk reluctantly begins training…

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The Lost Knight: The Blitz

Book Trailer About the Book Title: The Lost Knight Author: Candy Atkins Genre: YA Fantasy How am I supposed to save the world when I’m not strong, not brave, not smart, and not particularly good at most things? I ran away from home the day after my thirteenth birthday when…

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Pop’s Picks for 2015

In 2015 Pop’s Blog erupted on the Net reviewing over 30 YA novels and short stories. We decided to focus our attention on books published by independent publishers and authors because too many review sites tend to ignore these amazing books. Yes, we’ve read and reviewed popular books like Paper…

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Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja

If you are a student in fifth grade through high school and would like to review a book for Pop’s Blog, feel free to submit it to Pop at michaelthal@sbcglobal.net. Today’s guest reviewer is Martik Arakelyan, who will review Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja. About the Reviewer Martik Arakelyan…

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The Writing Process

The author of The Un-Faithfulness of Seun Lissa,  Damilola Ogunremi discusses the writing process. “What goes into the writing process of a book or any manuscript?” This is one question I get asked when an individual who is not already in the field wishes to write a story or want me…

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