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How an Old, Abandoned House Led Me to My New Book Topic

Every book has a “back story,” or the-story-behind-the-story of how the book came about.

My new book, Streetcar to Justice, has an especially good one. 464 more words

Streetcar To Justice

My favourite five: BookTrust writer-in-residence Taran Matharu

Author Taran Matharu started writing at nine years old and hasn’t stopped. His motivation was to create the coolest story that he’d ever read and also see a child like himself in a book. 454 more words

Book Review: Digby of the Dinosaurs by Linda Yiannakis

This must be what it’s like to have a mother, thought Digby sleepily. Even a bird mother…or whatever these creatures are. That baby is lucky that’s she’s his mother. 360 more words

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Tales Of Nibiru Volume One: Z.I.R.M by B.B. Taylor

Rhaul is not your ordinary vampire. He believes in the Accord his Great Grandfather fought so hard for, and that his father and mother upheld and tried to build on before their untimely accident that rendered them permanently dead rather than just undead. 206 more words

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Wonder by R.J. Palacio--Spoiler Free Book Review

I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. 235 more words

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Whichwood - ARC Review

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“Maybe it was not naiveté, but suffering, that inspired kindness. Maybe, she thought, it was pain that inspired compassion”

Our story begins on a frosty night…

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Non-Fiction November Top Picks - Part 2!

I know – I’ve already done one of these, but there’s just so many fantastic books out there that I really did have to make another one! 814 more words

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