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12 Spec Fic Books for Teen Boys Starring Girls

Way back in November, I wrote a list of my top ten fantasy books for middle grade boys starring girls. It’s taken me a while to put this companion list together – but here are a dozen favorite fantasy and science fiction books for teen boys with girls in the lead. 636 more words


Unicorn Magic is ALMOST here!

  First, I’m FINALLY home! :) I was gone for about a week in Northern KY and Lexington. I attended my first BreyerFest (amazing!!) and did three talks/signings for Breyer, an event at the Lexington Joseph-Beth store and a second JB event at Crestview Hills. 242 more words

Nate the Great series, by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

I can remember seeing a Nate The Great book sitting on my mom and dad’s bookshelf when I was growing up, and sometimes books written in the 70’s don’t have what it takes to pass through the generations. 365 more words

Early Readers

Stretching the Mind

High School: In my first year of high school I discovered a new book series that I loved. I had to take a train (steam) to school in Wollongong and had a little time between leaving the school and catching it, so I would often call in at the Children’s library in Crown Street (it has not existed for many years now). 570 more words


The Evolution of a Cover

It’s time for the cover reveal! But first, some missteps along the way.
The business of publishing a book is just that—a business. Because it’s a business, any changes have to go through a lot people. 358 more words


Operation Rawhide--a Review by Kristian O'Brien

Operation Rawhide by Paul Thomsen, published  by Master Books (2nd edition, 1990) is part of the Creation Adventure Series.

In the early 1980’s the lives of three men: an assassin, a president and a surgeon, would intersect. 266 more words

Book Reviews

Title Change, Again.

Once again, I have a change to announce and it’s a doozy. A FINAL title switch-up has been in the works for a few weeks now. 208 more words