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Flashback Friday: Two weeks passed and it happened again . . .

Life is getting away from me here, trying to get back on track, with this very late Flashback Friday post! So, you want to be a writer?   694 more words

Children's Literature

Cover Reveal for ONE HUNDRED THIRTY STARS by Shelley Sly

I’m thrilled to share with you the cover of the latest middle grade fiction novel by Shelley Sly.  If you remember, I had a hand in her previous middle grade fiction novel, … 223 more words

Julia's Review of Fish in a Tree

We heard from Lily.  Now it’s time to hear what Julia, her sixth grade sister, thinks about Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt… 339 more words

Middle Grade Fiction


Anyone else experience the excitement of #PitchMadness? Man, oh man. It’s intense. Like a draft for writers. Take 900 pitches, whittle them down to 68, and watch agents select their favorites. 72 more words

Personal Writing

West of the Moon by Margi Preus

Having only read one or two previous books based on East of the Sun, West of the Moon, a Norwegian folk tale, I couldn’t remember the tale… 609 more words

Book review: The 12 Screams of Christmas, by R.L. Stine

Stein. R.L. Goosebumps Most Wanted: The 12 Screams of Christmas. Scholastic, 2014. $7.99. ISBN 978-0-545-62777-1. 174 pages. Grades 3-7. P8Q8

This is part of the famous Goosebumps series which have been popular for generations. 95 more words

Book Reviews

Zoe & Zak and the Ghost Leopard (Zoe & Zak Adventures #1) by Lars Guignard

About the Book

Title: Zoe & Zak and the Ghost Leopard (The Heroes of the Himalayas, Book #1) * Author: Lars Guignard * Publication Date: January 9, 2014 (2nd Edition) * Publisher: Fantastic Press * Pages: 338 * Recommended Age: 10+ 643 more words