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Flashback Fridays: The Counters calculated and scattered the ships, the life containers, as our wind scatters maple keys . . .

You’re a 15-year old scientist crash lands her craft far from home on a backwater planet where an archaeological dig is going on to discover the remnants of an alien civilization.   673 more words

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‘Arrow Of The Mist’ by Christina Mercer - Review Blitz

Terror strikes the Celtic inspired kingdom of Nemetona when barbed roots breach the veil of a forbidden land and poison woodsmen, including 15-year-old Lia’s beloved father. 362 more words

Young Adult Literature

A Tuesday Ten: A Roster of Redheads

Characters with red hair seem to be popular throughout fiction in general.  So I thought this Tuesday I’d take a look at redheads in science fiction and fantasy.   969 more words

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The Bubble Wrap Boy by Phil Earle

Probably one of the biggest unsung heroes in the UKYA and Teen community is the wonderful Mr. Phil Earle. Through his work at Penguin, he’s known throughout the publishing industry as enthusiastic, always ready with a smile and a handshake, and a passionate recommendation for twelve dozen upcoming titles that he can’t wait to see you enjoy. 805 more words

Teen Fiction

Review: Nest

Esther Ehrlich
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Publication: 09 September, 2014
Genre: Childrens, Middle Grade, Coming-of-age
Received ARC via NetGalley
Locate: amazon | worldcat… 686 more words


Mini Review: Nest

By Esther Ehrlich

My Edition:
ARC e-book, 336 pages (hardcover)
2014, Wendy Lamb Books
ISBN: 9780385386074 (hardcover)
Expected Publication Date: September 9, 2014

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 410 more words


The Pirate's Coin: A Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventure, by Marianne Malone

I loved the first book in this series, The Sixty-Eight Rooms (2010) (my review here.) But this third book in the series, The Pirate’s Coin: A Sixty-Eight Room Adventure… 446 more words

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