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Book Giveaway - The Weight of Zero

Karen Fortunati has offered to be the first book in the Holiday Book Giveaway Extravaganza running until the end of the year.  I have read the THE WEIGHT OF ZERO and I highly recommend it to teens and adults. 844 more words


Book review: Asking For It by Louise O'Neill

The book:

Asking For It by Louise O’Neill
Published 2016 by riverrun
Pages: 368

My copy: Library

The blurb:

In a small town where everyone knows everyone, Emma O’Donovan is different. 617 more words

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Free Fall Friday - Interview Part 3

Tanusri Prasanna

Tanusri had a somewhat unorthodox transition into publishing. A lawyer by training, she has a PhD in legal philosophy & human rights from Oxford University, and a Master’s degree from Harvard Law School. 1,069 more words


Thursday fragments 1

A rocky headland stood above the long curve of beach, brooding and sinister in the dull light of late afternoon. A pathway rose from the beach, carefully climbing through the rocks to reach the windswept grassland where occasional low bushes crouched like old men over a campfire. 308 more words

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Learning to play tennis

Hi everyone, here is another extract from Molly’s Dreams – available at Amazon of course if you want to read more.


Molly-Louise xx

Grandpa sent me a tennis racquet for my birthday. 713 more words

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Agent Looking for Clients

Agent Molly O’Neill at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency

Prior to becoming an agent, Molly spent thirteen years working in various roles inside the children’s publishing industry: as an Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books, where I acquired Veronica Roth’s YA juggernaut Divergent series, among many other fantastic projects; as Head of Editorial at Storybird, a publishing/tech start-up; and in School & Library Marketing at both HarperCollins and Clarion Books. 442 more words


Extract from Molly's Dreams

The following is an extract from Molly’s Dreams, available from Amazon.

One weekend we visited Grandma and Grandpa. They lived near the beach but it was such a long drive that it felt like it took nearly all day to get there. 1,456 more words

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