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Gingerbread and Aliens a Brilliant Combination.

This week I was given the wonderful opportunity to be the caretaker of a gorgeous little gift shop here in Cullen Bay, Darwin for a couple of days. 674 more words

Children's Books

Banned Books Week 2014: Winning the War Against Graphic Novel Haters (the Uncensored Version)

I try to live every week like it’s Banned Books Week, but it’s the third week of September and that means the time has officially come to celebrate your favorite envelope-pushing classics and scintillating guilty pleasures in literature! 855 more words

Bollywood, Hip Hop, Stand-up Comedy, Street Theatre, Star Singer & Street Style

Don’t miss out on six brand new titles added to the popular Starstruck series from Ransom Publishing.

Once again, readers will be immersed in the glitzy, glamorous world of performance using an exciting mix of facts and fiction. 85 more words

EBooks

THE RULES OF SURVIVAL by Nancy Werlin

SYNOPSIS

The story begins with Matthew writing a letter to his half sister Emmy, who is much younger than he, about life with their abusive mother. 467 more words

YA Literature

From Reading Challenge to Reading Success.

I caught my son reading the other day. He and his wife were sitting together quietly reading their own novels and he appeared to be totally engrossed in the story too! 475 more words

Children's Books

#RaisingReaders Monday: Treat Picky Readers Like Picky Eaters

I know an awful lot of picky eaters. Kids who drive their parents to distraction by refusing to eat anything but the same 4 foods, prepared the same way, morning noon and night. 553 more words

Raising Readers

THE BODY OF CHRISTOPHER CREED by Carol Plum-Ucci

SYNOPSIS

Set in New Jersey, the protagonist, Torey Adams, becomes obsessed with the disappearance of classmate Christopher Creed. Although Torey is not a friend of Creed, he and a few other concerned classmates begin to investigate the fate of  Creed, who is a perennial target of bullies. 349 more words

YA Literature