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New Edition on the way ~ Mau Mau Brother

It’s always a thrill, nerve-wracking too, when the book proofs arrive. But then with this new Sharp Shades edition of Mau Mau Brother  there was no need for qualms. 600 more words

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Saturday Spotlight: Teens Be Reading


It’s Teen Read Week! But if you were the kind of teen I was, every week was teen read week. Whether 3/4 of every mall trip was spent at Barnes and Noble, you didn’t finish your assigned reading because you had your own list of books to get through, or you queued up every year for the latest Harry Potter, reading is a more popular teen activity than I think we give it credit for. 351 more words

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Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) Roundup!

Last weekend, I joined the crowd of teenagers, publicists, Disney Princesses and various super heroes that swarmed towards Olympia, London. Held alongside the London Film and Comic Convention, the second annual  455 more words


Lessons from the Reading: Amsterdam

In Indianapolis, Hazel Grace is confined to the limited settings of her bedroom, Augustus’s house, the support group and her cancer treatments. The setting is claustraphobic and somewhat suffocating as we do not spend much time outside of the indoors and do not see the side of Indianapolis that tourists often see. 228 more words

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Meet the Author: Bethany Hagen

Bethany Hagen is the author of the Landry Park series, the debut novel being Landry Park. Hagen began her career as a librarian in Kansas City, which would later serve as the backdrop for her dystopian young adult series. 254 more words

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Character Study: Cara Westoff

Caution! The following post contains spoilers for Bethany Hagan’s Landry Park.

Cara Westoff is a main character in Landry Park. Cara is haughty, proud and beautiful, seeming to be Madeline’s rival as the book begins. 363 more words

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Character Study: David Dana

Caution! The following post contains spoilers for Bethany Hagan’s Landry Park.

David Dana is the male protagonist of Landry Park. David is the handsome, witty, eligible bachelor with massive sums of money but no estate to his name due to his family losing their estate. 338 more words

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