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Extract and Giveaway Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro

It’s the finest department store in the city,” she maintained. “I’d rather mop floors there than anywhere else.” She could endure anything but failure. 593 more words

2016 Releases

Book of the Week: The Fireman - Joe Hill

Horror writer Joe Hill is no stranger to the bestseller lists but with this fast-paced, cheeky dystopian epic I think we can expect him to arrive early and stay awhile. 625 more words

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New Nonfiction: The Underdogs - Melissa Fay

Greene is a great narrative nonfiction writer who has twice been a National Book Award finalist. She has written with insight and empathy on everything from race and domestic violence to coal miners and her own family. 420 more words

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Fiction Short Take: Girls on Fire - Robin Wasserman

Wasserman is a well-known YA author making her adult suspense debut with this tale of two teens negotiating the treacherous territory between girlhood and adulthood in the early 1990s. 273 more words

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Nonfiction Short Take: The Boys int he Bunkhouse - Dan Barry

Barry won the top prize in the 2015 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest for his New York Times reporting on this astonishing true story of 32 mentally disabled men who labored for decades in a turkey-processing plant as veritable slaves. 258 more words

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2016 Edgar Awards

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These annual awards given by The Mystery Writers of America acknowledge the very best in the genre in a number of categories. You can read the… 126 more words

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Traitor Angels: How motherhood helped Anne Blankman tackle Milton and Galileo in a YA novel

I have a new neighbor –  and it’s none other than the fabulous YA author, Anne Blankman!  Anne, a former youth services librarian, is the author of three historical novels for teens, including her latest –   690 more words

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