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Misha Alexandrov - Chapter Two

In a previous post, I spoke of using setting as a character. That was what prompted me to include the previous chapter in Misha Alexandrov… 1,307 more words


The Blackthorn Key

Title: The Blackthorn Key

Author: Kevin Sands

AR Book Level: 4.6

What’s It About?: 14-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary in 1665 London, becomes wrapped up in an action-packed mystery full of puzzles, codes and danger after his master is murdered. 189 more words


Three Times Lucky

Title: Three Times Lucky

Author: Sheila Turnage

AR Book Level: 3.9

What’s It About?: Mo LoBeau lives with her adopted co-parents, the Colonel and Miss Lana in the tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina. 256 more words


I Crossed A Wasteland for "The Witch's Boy"

The best book-finding moment come when your map is wrong. The treasure is buried in the wasteland instead of the paradise, and you have to dig a long way for it. 923 more words


Review | The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

“Well,” I said. “If you need me, I’ll be outside, playing with sharp objects.”

Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr.

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Bookish Stuff

Indigo Sea Press accepting queries

Indigo Sea Press was founded by editors and publishers who are also authors. Though the publishing company started up in October 2015, it is an off-shoot of Second Wind Publishing which has a longer track record as an independent publisher. 120 more words