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Agonal Breath: The Deadseer Chronicles Book 1 by Richard Esep - A Book Review

I have to declare an interest before I tell you any more about this book. Richard Estep, the author, is a friend of mine. He offered some of his friends a chance to read a proof of his latest book, the teen/YA novel… 836 more words

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Awesome Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels are a great way to read and read more. They offer a progression to more words and more complex stories, of course supported by graphics that help comprehension and offer a rich experience. 195 more words

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Tales Of A One Way Street by Joan Aiken - A Review

I am, as you can see, working through some of the books of my childhood at the moment, revisiting them and seeing if they live up to fresh scrutiny in the light of modern advances in the children’s literature genre. 554 more words

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our favorite chapter books for kids

There is almost nothing better than curling up with a good book, especially when it’s one you can read aloud to your kids. We absolutely love reading to our kids, and we are so excited that they are now ready to go beyond  524 more words


Nicole's Review: MAGONIA


Author: Maria Dahvana Headley

Publisher: HarperCollins

Genre: YA Fantasy

Pages: 320

Synopsis: Aza Ray Boyle is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live. 880 more words


What does the 'Into the River' ban mean for you?

International attention focused on New Zealand recently because of our first book banning in twenty-two years.

Ted Dawes young adult book “Into the River”  won the New Zealand Post Children’s Book award in 2013 and is aimed at a teenage, largely male audience.  492 more words

Authors In The News

McSorely's Evil Tea by Helen Ryan - A Book Review

The author, Helen Ryan contacted me and asked if I would review her book, McSorely’s Evil Tea in exchange for a copy of the book. This is just to be absolutely transparent about where books reviewed on Making Them Readers are sourced from. 541 more words

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