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Vampires on the Run in Maine? Quinnie Boyd's on the case!

Vampires on the Run: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery, by C.M. Surrisi, (March 2017, Carolrhoda Books), $16.99, ISBN: 9781512411508

Recommended for readers 8-12

The second outing for teen sleuth Quinnie Boyd, … 197 more words

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Blog Tour Stop: The Blood Guard concludes at The Blazing Bridge

The Blazing Bridge (The Blood Guard, Book 3), by Carter Roy, (Feb. 2017, Two Lions), $17.99, ISBN: 9781477827178

Recommended for ages 9-13

In the third book in Carter Roy’s… 526 more words

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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

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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

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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

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