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Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey’s Darth Vader series was originally geared towards adults as it was about the experience of being a parent; however, parents shared it with their kids and now both adults & kids love the series. Goodnight Darth Vader was created with both audiences in mind.

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Best Selling Young Adult Books | September 2014

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Young Adult Books | September 2014

If you’re looking for a novel that will linger with you for days, The Children’s Book Review’s number one best selling young adult book is Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira. Our hand selected titles from the nationwide best selling young adult books, as listed by The New York Times, features titles by super-talents John Green, Ransom Riggs, and Markus Zusak.

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The Maze Runner, by James Dashner, and Inside the Maze Runner

| August 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Maze Runner, by James Dashner, and Inside the Maze Runner

Old and new fans will love the new movie tie-in version of The Maze Runner, complete with full-color pictures from the upcoming film.

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Best Selling Young Adult Books | May 2014

| May 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Young Adult Books | May 2014

Everything has remained the same with our best selling young adult books for this month—proving just how these titles truly are popular books for teens (and many adults, too). With the March movie release of Divergent, it’s no wonder that our best selling young adult book list features the popular book for teens, Divergent, by Veronica Roth.

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The Ether: Vero Rising, by Laurice Elehwany Molinari | Dedicated Review

| May 2, 2014 | 3 Comments
The Ether: Vero Rising, by Laurice Elehwany Molinari | Dedicated Review

Veteran Hollywood film and TV writer Laurice Elehwany Molinari bursts into the children’s book world with an outstanding debut novel, The Ether: Vero Rising—a fantastical middle grade story on good vs. evil.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Soman Chainani

| April 18, 2014 | 2 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Soman Chainani

Soman Chainani’s debut novel, The School for Good and Evil, debuted on The New York Times bestseller list, has been translated into languages across six continents, and will soon be a major motion film from Universal Pictures.

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LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

| March 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
LEGO Building: 5 Kid-Approved LEGO Books

All the excitement surrounding The LEGO Movie sparked a renewed interest in the venerable building toys at my house. The following books that include all kinds of tips, ideas and techniques to re-purpose existing LEGO pieces for all sorts of fantastic creations.

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Where the Wild Things Are, 50th Anniversary

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Where the Wild Things Are, 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago, when Maurice Sendak’s picture book, Where the Wild Things Are, was released, not everyone hailed it as a masterpiece.

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Roald Dahl: Books Into Movies

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Roald Dahl: Books Into Movies

Even with the ability to enjoy visually stunning film adaptations of much of his work, and the recent revival of many of Dahl’s creations, it’s important to recall not just Dahl’s ludicrous stories and plot twists, but also the wonderful fun of his unique writing style.

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More Star Wars Books: May the 4th be with You!

| May 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Star Wars Books: May the 4th be with You!

Today, May 4, is the perfect day for Star Wars fans to celebrate, well, Star Wars. The following three book selections are a great way to honor the Star Wars films and culture.

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