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The Secret Hum of Daisies, by Tracy Holczer | Book Review

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Secret Hum of Daisies, by Tracy Holczer | Book Review

This book will appeal to young readers whose families are or have been transient or who have unresolved family issues

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Mama, Talk About Our New Baby, by Toni Olson | Dedicated Review

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mama, Talk About Our New Baby, by Toni Olson | Dedicated Review

Mama, Talk About Our New Baby is a great parental tool that supports breastfeeding, co-sleeping, baby wearing, and raising emotionally intelligent older siblings.

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Five Family Favorites with Patricia Dunn, Author of Rebels by Accident

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Patricia Dunn, Author of Rebels by Accident

Patricia Dunn, author of Rebels by Accident, selected her family’s five favorite books with the help of her husband Allan Tepper. They are a beautiful collection of diverse characters and plots.

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Best Young Adult Books with Dorothy Hearst, Author of the Wolf Chronicles

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Young Adult Books with Dorothy Hearst, Author of the Wolf Chronicles

I read a lot of Young Adult books. I love the strong storylines, and the passion and honesty of the protagonists. Here are a few of the many YA books I love.

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The Boys of Blur, by N. D. Wilson | Book Review

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Boys of Blur, by N. D. Wilson | Book Review

The Boys of Blur, by N.D. Wilson, will appeal to readers 8 to 12 who like football, scary tales, and stories about complex family situations.

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Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice, by Kathleen Benner Duble | Book Review

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice, by Kathleen Benner Duble | Book Review

Madame Tussaud’s Apprentice is a fascinating historical drama. The rich background of revolutionary France provides readers with a fascinating look at that terrifying time.

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Manhunt, by Kate Messner | Book Review

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Manhunt, by Kate Messner | Book Review

Manhunt, by Kate Messner, will appeal to middle grade readers who enjoy solving mysteries and who like learning about other countries as well as famous artists and pieces of art.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Romina Russell, Author of Zodiac

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Romina Russell, Author of Zodiac

Romina Russell is a Los Angeles based author who originally hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina. When she’s not working on the ZODIAC series, Romina can be found producing movie trailers, taking photographs, or daydreaming about buying a new drum set. She is a graduate of Harvard College and a Virgo to the core.

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George Can! (And You Can Too!), by Maria Stuckey-Leach | Dedicated Review

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
George Can! (And You Can Too!), by Maria Stuckey-Leach | Dedicated Review

George Can! (And You Can Too) is an affirming picture book about the wonderful powers of positive thinking. It offers young readers a playful nudge toward an optimistic attitude by utilizing the mantra “I can! I will! I believe!”

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Becoming an Author Means Embracing a Life of Crime

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Becoming an Author Means Embracing a Life of Crime

Before I became a writer, I had no idea being one also meant embracing a life of crime. I don’t know why. All the signs were there – the saying “every great lie has an element of truth”, T.S. Eliot’s immortal “Good authors borrow, great authors steal”, and the infamous Faulkner adage, “Kill your darlings” (Faulkner actually stole that saying from Arthur Quiller-Couch).

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