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Sinner, by Maggie Stiefvater | Book Review

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sinner, by Maggie Stiefvater | Book Review

SINNER is the fourth book in the SHIVER series by Maggie Stiefvater. Fans of the series are treated to a beyond-the-ending look into what happens to two of their favorite characters after the original series ended.

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Strong Female Characters in Dystopian Worlds

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Strong Female Characters in Dystopian Worlds

I want to talk about strong female characters in dystopian worlds, but right off the bat, I’m going to be difficult and say, “Whoa. Whoa. Whoa. What do we mean by strong exactly?”

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Fantasy League, by Mike Lupica | Book Spotlight

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fantasy League, by Mike Lupica | Book Spotlight

Twelve-year-old Charlie is a fantasy football guru. He may be just a bench warmer for his school’s football team, but when it comes to knowing and loving the game, he’s first-string.

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The Thing About Being a Debut Author

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Thing About Being a Debut Author

JENNIFER LONGO holds an M.F.A. in Writing for Theater from Humboldt State University. She credits her lifelong flair for drama to parents who did things like buy the town graveyard and put their kids to work in it-because how hilarious would that be?

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My Writing and Reading Life: Andrea Pyros

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Andrea Pyros

Andrea Pyros’ debut novel is My Year of Epic Rock. Andrea has worked as a magazine editor, celebrity interviewer, and cookie wrangler.

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Mortal Danger, by Ann Aguirre | Book Review

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mortal Danger, by Ann Aguirre | Book Review

When unpopular, ugly Edie steps out on the ledge, the last person she expects to stop her from jumping is the most beautiful guy she’s ever seen.

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How a YA Author Pays Homage to Famous American Authors

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
How a YA Author Pays Homage to Famous American Authors

Washington Irving, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and now Edgar Allan Poe. Paying homage to famous American authors has sort of become what I do.

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One Past Midnight, by Jessica Shirvington | Book Review

| September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
One Past Midnight, by Jessica Shirvington | Book Review

ONE PAST MIDNIGHT is great for fans of contemporary romance, like Green’s THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, as well as readers of light fantasy.

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Writing Multiple Points of View | Writing Tips

| September 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Writing Multiple Points of View | Writing Tips

The main challenge in writing multiple points of view is helping the reader keep everybody sorted out.

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Best Selling Kids Series | September 2014

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

Wow! This month is proof of good reads, everything remains the same on our best selling kids series list; including the blast from the past … the Mr. Men and Little Miss books.

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