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Stay Where You Are & then Leave, by John Boyne | Book Review

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Stay Where You Are & then Leave, by John Boyne | Book Review

Stay Where You Are & Then Leave will appeal to middle grade readers interested in twentieth century history, life in England during World War I; also anyone who has had to deal with a parent changed by trauma.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Laurel Gale, Author of Dead Boy

| December 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Laurel Gale, Author of Dead Boy

Fans of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book will embrace this darkly funny debut novel from Laurel Gale about Crow, a dead boy, who has a chance at friendship—and a chance at getting his life back.

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Monsterland Blog Tour 2015 with Michael Phillip Cash

| November 12, 2015 | 23 Comments
Monsterland Blog Tour 2015 with Michael Phillip Cash

You’ve received a free VIP ticket to join us as we go on the Monsterland tour with award-winning author Michael Phillip Cash.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Eric Pierpoint

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Eric Pierpoint

Eric Pierpoint is a veteran Hollywood character actor who’s begun a writing career with several screenplays in development. His ancestors came west on the Oregon Trail in the mid 1800s, so Eric and his dog, Joey, followed in their wagon wheel tracks and traveled cross-country researching The Last Ride of Caleb O’Toole.

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Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, by M. M. Allen | Dedicated Review

| August 25, 2015 | 3 Comments
Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, by M. M. Allen | Dedicated Review

Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, written by M.M. Allen, is a fantastical novel filled with some mystery and a touch of magic. It deals primarily with loss and healing.

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Terminal, by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs | Book Review

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Terminal, by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs | Book Review

The Morris Island gang is back in Terminal, the fifth and final full installment of Kathy and Brendan Reichs’ NY Times Bestselling Virals series.

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Children’s Picture Book Author Inspired by Humans Landing on the Moon

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Children’s Picture Book Author Inspired by Humans Landing on the Moon

In Space Boy and his Dog, Niko and his crew (Tag, his dog, and Radar, his trusty robot copilot) search for a lost cat on the moon.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Dan Scott

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Dan Scott

Dan Scott was born in Surrey, England. Growing up, he became interested in ancient Rome and his love of historical fiction provided plenty of inspiration for the adventure stories he began to write as a child. Eventually, his characters and stories developed into the action-packed Gladiator School series.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Simon Nicholson

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Simon Nicholson

Simon Nicholson writes for Nick Jr. including such shows as Tickety Tock, Bob the Builder, and Zack and Quack, as well as for BBC children’s programming.

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How Do Award Judges Feel About the Books They Were Unable to Honor?

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
How Do Award Judges Feel About the Books They Were Unable to Honor?

Best YA and Middle-Grade novels selected by Pete Hautman. His latest book is Eden West, the story of a boy growing up in an isolated doomsday cult in Montana.

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