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Showcase Sunday | 02/19/17

Showcase Sunday is a red carpet event (or weekly meme) hosted my Jordan’s Jewels where only the prettiest book covers dare to show their faces, strutting their stuff for the line of paparazzi ready to critique their fashion risks. 345 more words

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Word Counts from the NYT Best Sellers' List

The story of the word count I imagine most resembles the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The aspiring writer steps into a publishing house, alluring and mysterious. 626 more words

Writing - Tools, Tips & Resources

Tabletop Gaming: Monsters in the Elevator

I may have mentioned once or twice that I’ve developed a bit of a tabletop addiction. Since my last post about gaming in the library, I’ve Kickstarted… well, lot; and I’ve discovered great games by going to the… 325 more words

Tween Reads

MMGM: THE SWAP by Megan Shull

Last fall I watched a Disney TV movie called “The Swap” and thought, Wow, I wish I could read that as a book. Turns out it was based on a book! 622 more words


Time For Kids Presidents is a good desk reference for middle graders

Time for Kids: Presidents of the United States, by Editors at Time for Kids, (Jan. 2017, Time for Kids), $15.95, ISBN: 978-1683300007

Recommended for ages 8-12… 148 more words

Tween Reads

A girl tries to bring her family back together in The Haunted House Project

The Haunted House Project, by Tricia Clasen, (Oct. 2016, Sky Pony Press), $15.99, ISBN: 9781510707122

Recommended for ages 8-12

When Andie’s mom died in a tragic accident, she left a huge hole in her family. 301 more words

Tween Reads

Get #DeckedOutforDragonwatch!

Okay, Fablehaven fans, the next series is coming: Dragonwatch, by Brandon Mull, is coming in March – but the team at Shadow Mountain Publishing is sharing a book trailer TODAY, and I’ve got it right here. 202 more words

Tween Reads