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The Magician's Secret (The Nancy Drew Diaries)

The Magician’s Secret (The Nancy Drew Diaries)

Carolyn Keene

4 out of 5

I liked this book because it had an unexpected ending. Through out the story all the clues were leaning to one person but at the end it turned out to be someone else. 46 more words

Summer Reading Book Reviews

Preschool, Wednesday, June 24, and Babies, Friday, June 26

Two fabulous storytimes, right across the board. I don’t know if that’s luck (probably) or good planning (at this point, with almost two years under my belt as a librarian, possibly), but I had a super group of visiting students who were just delightful. 903 more words

The Story Of Nancy Drew, Once Far More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know

Original post from Huffington Post

‘…………….By Sara Boboltz

“Almost as many girls write to me as boys, and all say that they like to read boys’ books,” Edward Stratemeyer, head of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, … 1,982 more words


Writing a Cozy Mystery

Mandy Dru was created because deep inside I harbor a kid with, in the old southern tradition, two names – Mary Abbie. My closest pals were Joanie Sue, Donna Jean and Marilyn Sue, although she got away with just “Sue.” The boys all had names like Billy Bob and Ray Steve. 449 more words


#WriterWednesday: 10 Famous Ghost-Writing Collaborations

We are all used to the headlines being filled with weekly scandals of the sex, drugs and rock and roll lifestyles of our beloved celebrities, however there seems to be another scandal that has surfaced over the last few years, and that is the use of Ghost writing.  709 more words

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Next Nancy Drew Book Event and Giveaway

If you missed the Nancy Drew event in Dubuque at River Lights Bookstore, my next event is in Madison at

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The Secret of the Titian-Haired Sleuth

Ask any little girl (or big girl for that matter!) what literary heroine had titian hair and drove a blue roadster, and we’ll all answer immediately — Nancy Drew. 1,630 more words

Mystery & Horror