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Screenwriting Vs. Writing Young Adult Novels

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Screenwriting Vs. Writing Young Adult Novels

A screenplay is a blueprint for a story to be carried out in another medium, by a bunch of other artists. A novel is a finished work, and it’s all yours.

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The Impossible Knife of Memory, by Laurie Halse Anderson | Book Review

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Impossible Knife of Memory, by Laurie Halse Anderson | Book Review

This is a book that will have readers reveling in and recognizing the difficult journey that is trying to make sense the present and the future, all while navigating the complexities of high school and teenage life.

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Best Young Adult Books with Jessica Love, Co-Author of Push Girl

| July 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Best Young Adult Books with Jessica Love, Co-Author of Push Girl

Co-written with Chelsie Hill from Sundance Channel’s reality TV show Push Girls, Jessica Love’s debut novel PUSH GIRL published on June 3, 2014 from St. Martin’s Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books. IN REAL LIFE, a story about online friendship and love, comes out in 2015.

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The Voice Inside My Head, by S.J. Laidlaw | Book Review

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Voice Inside My Head, by S.J. Laidlaw | Book Review

Seventeen-year-old Luke has always relied on listening to Pat, his elder sister, to help him tackle difficult decisions in life, but when Pat goes missing from a tiny island off the coast of Honduras, Luke doesn’t expect to still have to listen to her words.

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Best Selling Kids Series | July 2014

| July 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Kids Series | July 2014

Thanks to World Cup Soccer, the new Magic Tree House book, Soccer on Sunday, has the series on top of The Children’s Book Review’s best selling kids series list.

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Best Selling Young Adult Books | July 2014

| July 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Best Selling Young Adult Books | July 2014

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart has been added to our best selling young adult books for this month. The rest of the titles have remained the same, proving just how these titles truly are popular books for teens (and many adults, too).

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Best New Kids Stories | July 2014

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | July 2014

We have quite the variety of books to share with readers this month. We’re featuring picture books all the way to popular teen books. Jeffrey Brown returns with the highly anticipated sequel to the NY Times Bestseller Star Wars: Jedi Academy! There is fun stuff for picture book and puppy fans; as well as great chapter books for older readers.

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Collision: The Battle For Darracia, by Michael Phillip Cash | Dedicated Review

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Collision: The Battle For Darracia, by Michael Phillip Cash | Dedicated Review

In this second book of the Darracia Saga, Collision, Michael Phillip Cash continues his sci-fi drama with more deception and multiple character developments that take readers deeper into the solar system and the history of its inhabitants. As the battle for Darracia continues, there are internal traitors, blossoming romances, family tensions and everyone, besides the enemy, is questioning their faith in the Elements.

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Lauren Henderson Talks About Kissing in Italian

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lauren Henderson Talks About Kissing in Italian

Author Lauren Henderson is just as fun to talk to as we imagine Violet, the heroine of her book Kissing in Italian, would be. Half American and British, Henderson seems both posh and down to Earth.

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Kissing in Italian, by Lauren Henderson | Book Review

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
Kissing in Italian, by Lauren Henderson | Book Review

This enchanting romp through the Italian countryside will have any girl, or girl at heart, melting with jealousy. Cute Italian boys and breathtakingly described scenery will make readers want to grab their passports.

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