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My Evil Twin and Me: When the Doppelganger is the Better One

The evil twin as a trope in literature is fairly straightforward: A character is extremely virtuous and good, but a double appears, sometimes a twin separated at birth and forgotten about, sometimes a correlating person from another world or reality. 1,018 more words

New novel by Sarah Scheerger

Weak and abusive parenting is poignantly contrasted with the sweetness of first love in the exceptional YA debut novel of Sarah Lynn Scheerger, who has published several picture books for young readers. 108 more words

"T H E C O U N T D O W N" "GROWING LITERATURE ONE WEB AT A TIME"

Dear Flowered Concrete Followers,

In exactly two weeks, Flowered Concrete will take you on a journey. A journey consisting of literature throughout the world wide web. 406 more words

Out on a limb, doing the unthinkable. Offering them something 'real' to read...

Since the amazing Harry Potter phenomenon, it seems that there has been nothing to offer 11-16 year olds to read other than magic, fantasy, or teens killing each other off… all very cool, but what happened to real characters in real situations? 436 more words

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Artist of the Week: Season 7 Kevin Anglade “Kev Elev” In-Studio Performance

In the video posted below, our very own @velevek (Kevin Anglade) performed one of his poems called “Streaming Conscious” for the good folks over at… 34 more words

Kevin Anglade Interview on "Smoove Day In The Neighborhood"

Last Thursday evening, our very own @velevek stopped by “Smoove Day In The Neighborhood” to speak upon everything pertaining to our literature publishing company called Flowered Concrete as well as all of his artistic endeavors. 19 more words

Teen Book Review!

Reviewer: Zach

Book: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Genre: SciFi

Summary: Welcome to a world where everything is online- since the world is too          dangerous. 45 more words