Author Archive

Beach Reads for Winter

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Just because the temperature has dropped, and you wouldn’t be caught dead outside in a swimsuit doesn’t mean you can’t still  enjoy some nice, fluffy, chick-litty reads!  So if you’ve just finished re-reading… Continue reading

Anti-Bullying Awareness Month

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Bullying seems to be running rampant in our schools today.  Not only are kids verbally and physically abused, but media and social networking has made it possible to humiliate someone on a national… Continue reading

Book Review: Endangered

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Endangered by Eliot Schrefer. Coming out Oct. 1, 2012. 9780545165761. Grades 9-12. (ARC copy) Sophie is spending another summer with her mother in the Congo at her bonobo sanctuary when she rescues Otto,… Continue reading

Book Review: The Raven Boys

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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. Coming out Sept. 18, 2012. 9780545424929. Grades 9-12. (ARC Copy). Blue comes from a family of psychics, but she has no powers of her own, just the… Continue reading

Want to Live Forever?

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Personally, I wouldn’t want to live forever (seems like it would get kinda long), but I’ve recently read a couple books that make the possibility intriguing.  No, these aren’t vampires or werewolves or… Continue reading

Can’t get enough of fairytale re-tellings?

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Me neither!  As I mentioned in a previous post, I love fairytale re-tellings.  They always contain a sweet romance where love conquerors all and evil doesn’t stand a chance against the pure in… Continue reading

Spotlight on Alison Jay

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To say that I’m a fan of Alison Jay’s work would be an understatement.  It’s more like I squeal with joy every time I see that she’s coming out with something new.  My… Continue reading

Road Trip Fiction

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Right now I’m on vacation in Utah and will be driving back to Minnesota tomorrow.  In honor of that cross country trip, I thought I would do a post all about road tripping… Continue reading

Book Review : Legacy of Tril: Soulbound

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Soulbound (Legacy of Tril #1) by Heather Brewer.  9780803737235.  2012.  Gr. 7-12. Do you ever go through a lull where the books you read are good but not great? Or you finish a… Continue reading

Historical Fiction for Middle and High School

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As most of you know by now, I’m a big fan of historical fiction.  I love the way you can transport yourself to another time and place in history and get a feel… Continue reading