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Now I Sleep: Book Five published!

It is finally here! The next book in the ‘Now I Sleep’ series has been released on Amazon and through Smashwords! This means it will be available to download from Smashwords and Amazon now, and will be on other retailer websites – like iBooks, Barnes and Noble and Kobo – within the week! 407 more words

The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

With Outlander coming to our T.V. screens, I got the hankering for some more tales from Scotland. There’s just something about Scotland. Maybe it’s the starkly beautiful landscape, the tumultuous history or the kilt clad men but Scotland has an undeniable pull for me. 535 more words

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Evil Librarian Giveaway

Are you ready for a giveaway?

I’ve got an ARC of a book that releases next week, EVIL LIBRARIAN by Michelle Knudsen. Previously known for writing middle grade ( 345 more words


Exciting YA Releases: September 2014

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Description: I have a plan. We’ll either destroy them for good, or they’ll destroy us. 1,744 more words


Book Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Title: Eleanor & Park

Series: Standalone

Author: Rainbow Rowell

Summary: Two misfits.
One extraordinary love.

Eleanor… Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. 719 more words


August Reading Wrap-Up

Here is a summary of what I read this past August

From my August TBR:

I did read a bit more of Harry Potter and Philosophy, but I didn’t get to The Hunger Games and Philosophy or If I Stay. 154 more words


Resources for Teaching Translated Literature to Young Readers: A Free, Online List-in-progress

You might have read Hadil Ghoneim’s recent essay on a group of US high school students reading Mahfouz. The piece ran ahead of an Ann Arbor teachers meeting, for which Ghoneim and ArabLit… 573 more words