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Young Adult and Children’s Literature

Interview: Laura Liddell Nolen, Author of ‘The Ark’

"I’m after any reader with a sense of adventure."

"To this day, I can’t actually believe it when people tell me they read my book and enjoyed it." Read More »

Interview: Christi J. Whitney, Author of ‘Grey’

"I didn’t have a mentor when I first began writing, but my high school students were amazing encouragers."

"When I started writing, I didn’t intentionally set out to write YA. Honestly, it’s just what felt the most comfortable to me," Read More »

Audio Book Review: ‘Soul Reader’ – A Young Adult Fantasy by Dianne Bright

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Soul reader is the lovely debut novel from author Dianne Bright. Read More »

Interview: Melissa Abramovitz, Author of ‘Helping Herbie Hedgehog’

Helping Herbie Hedgehog is a fun, interactive rhyming book about a clueless hedgehog who needs help making decisions about everyday activities.

"I love the fact that I am making a small positive difference in the world by writing books and other materials that children love reading." Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Haunting of Sunshine Girl’ – A Novel Based on the YouTube Web Series Phenomenon by Paige McKenzie

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As Sunshine reaches the age of 16 things seem just a bit different, but she can’t really get a feel for it. Going cross-country to the Northwest for her mother’s new job she finds the new house they are moving into decidedly creepy. Sleep is becoming more difficult and her mother is becoming more distant. Life is taking a dangerous turn. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Shadow Cabinet: Shades of London’ by Maureen Johnson

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Rory and her group, known as the ghost squad find their own time running out as they search for their friend, and contain the damage that is engendered by Jane and her own group as they try to unleash a nightmare on the city. Can they stop the damage and still find Stephen before it is too late? Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Eye-Dancers’ – A Uniquely Premised YA Fantasy by Michael S. Fedison

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'The Eye-Dancers' has quite the unique premise, and will certainly be a fun read for all YA fantasy readers. Read More »

Interview: William D. Burt, Author of ‘The King of the Trees’

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Award winning author, William D. Burt talks about his writing and love for fantasy. Read More »

Interview: Action Lab Comics (‘Vamplets,’ ‘Princeless,’ ‘Puppet Master’) Creative Director Dave Dwonch

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Dwonch talks about the 2015 comics lineup including the return of Eisner-nominated 'Princeless' and 'Nutmeg,' a book he describes as 'Betty and Veronica' meets 'Breaking Bad.' Read More »

Interview: Jonathan L. Ferrara, Author of ‘The Blackwell Family Secret: The Guardians of Sin’

"You don’t choose to be a writer, it chooses you."

"Writing a book is wonderful is many ways, but there are times you just want to throw it right out the window." Read More »