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Reviews: Mars Evacuees

Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall (HarperCollins, February 2015)

Alice Dare is going to Mars.  She’s not entirely sure she wants to go (even if she does want to escape the Muckling Abbot School for Girls).   568 more words

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"V is for... Vampire!" (poem)

If vampires have no reflection,
How do they style their hair?
How do they brush their teeth,
Or practice a hypnotic stare?

How do they check their shirt’s tucked in, 37 more words

Poetry

Flashback Fridays: And She Didn't Get Married After All . . .

You’re a princess who’s going to marry a prince.  Until a dragon comes along and ruins everything you own and steals him away. Well you’re not going to let things stand, that’s for sure! 624 more words

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A "HOLE" LOTTA FUN: Outstanding in the Rain by Frank Viva

Outstanding in the Rain by Frank Viva
Tundra Books, April 2015.

Outstanding in the Rain, by Toronto-based author and graphic designer Frank Viva, takes readers on a fun-filled ride. 210 more words

Books

How Many Queries Does it Take to Get an Agent?

Guest Post by Kristine Carlson Asselin, @QueryGodmother

The query letter. It’s something that strikes fear in the heartiest of us. Asking a stranger if they want to review the book of your heart just seems to invite rejection. 529 more words

Writing

The Slapstyx by @Anabel1Franklin #bookreview #kidlit #MG

Title: The Slapstyx

Author: Annabelle Franklin

Genre: Children’s Literature, Middle Grade

Book Blurb:

What if the dirt and grime that appears in our homes was actually put there by goblins? 507 more words

Books

A Tuesday Ten: Bunnies!

So . . . Bunnies.  Yep, those hoppy, cottontailed  critters that epitomize Spring.  Today’s ten is all about SF and Fantasy featuring rabbits, hares and all kinds of bunnies! 734 more words

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