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Strong Female Characters – Not Just for Girls

Strong Female Characters – Not Just...

Children’s  literature abounds with books full of strong males, so much so that I actually get excited when a new book comes out showcasing a strong...

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The Chicken Encyclopedia

The Chicken Encyclopedia

The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference by Gail Damerow comes out in a couple of weeks. As the title implies, it’s written in encyclopedia/dictionary...

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The Snowman’s Revenge

The Snowman’s Revenge

Snow days are always more fun with a freshly built snowman. However, when the children in The Snowman’s Revenge head in to warm up and enjoy some hot...

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Free Range Chicken Gardens

Free Range Chicken Gardens

Jessi Bloom’s Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard, available at the end of January, is the quintessential...

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The Secret of Rover

The Secret of Rover

Twins Katie and David haven’t always lived a charmed life. Until recently, their family has struggled in poverty. However, life as been looking up...

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Hereafter

Hereafter

Tara Hudson’s new novel, Hereafter, promised to deliver an enticingly unique young adult book, different from the rest of the watered down love stories...

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Heir to the Everlasting

Heir to the Everlasting

Family means something different to every person. The strings that bind us to others vary in strength, length, and color, but they pull us to some extent,...

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Lost Voices

Lost Voices

Sarah Porter’s new book,  Lost Voices, seems depressingly lost. Addressing the abuses of young girls at the hands of the people who should love...

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The Goddess Test

The Goddess Test

Debut author Aimee Carter’s new book and beginning of a new series, The Goddess Test (Harlequin Teen), goes on sale next week. The book pulled me...

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Guest Post: Terri Rochenski, Author of the Make Believe Anthology

Guest Post: Terri Rochenski, Author of the...

Where did you come up with that?! Know how many times I’ve been asked that question? Countless. I write fantasy and the occasional romance, so oftentimes...

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