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Writing pace quickens for upcoming YA novel

I thought I’d write an update as it’s been awhile. As most of you already know I’ve been working feverishly on my next novel, GUNS AND DOGS, a Young Adult story chosen by you, the fans. 40 more words

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Something about myths

The Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh

William is an orphan and he works in a abbey for enough food and shelter to survive. It’s not much a life, but it’s all he can do, unless his brother Hugh comes to claim him from London. 274 more words

The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider

 The Beginning of Everything

Seventeen-year-old Ezra Faulkner has a theory, that everyone has a tragedy–a single moment that changes your life so completely that everything after is somehow… 453 more words

Young Adult/Teen

The Freshman (1990) - Andrew Bergman

Incredibly satisfying Hollywood storytelling – an expertly crafted screenplay pastiche of the Godfather films, crossed with The Graduate. Matthew Broderick and Marlon Brando make for a great team as the former is coerced into delivering an endangered komodo dragon to an eccentric chef for an elite dining club. 19 more words

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'Marcel' by Erwin Mortier ****

Marcel is acclaimed Dutch author Erwin Mortier’s debut work.  First published in Holland in 2001, and the recipient of several literary prizes, the coming-of-age novella has now been translated into English for the first time by Ina Rilke. 453 more words

DOG BONE SOUP - A BOOMER'S JOURNEY, BY BETTE STEVENS

DOG BONE SOUP is the long-awaited “rest of the story”of Shawn Daniels from the original short story, “Pure Trash.” It’s particularly long-awaited for me because as soon as I read the short story, I wanted to read this book. 510 more words

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