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Author Maria V Snyder blog tour and giveaways

Maria V. Snyder is an author I have read since I was in high school. She’s published a number of books, but my favorites are still her Study series (Poison Study, Magic Study and Fire Study).  Turns out, Snyder is doing a blog tour

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#NaNoWriMo winner!

Yes, I am a NaNoWriMo winner! I wrote 51, 246 words in November (National Novel Writing Month). Let me tell you, it wasn’t easy. There were days when I really didn’t want to write, but I needed to do this. The

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What’s on my bookshelf from my grandfather?

I apologize to those of you who follow my blog for not posting as regularly last month. I took a break from posting because, two weeks ago, my grandfather passed away. He would have been 79 on November 29. It’s

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Cover art for sequel to “Into Fire”

In honor of #WriterWednesday, or #WW, I am excited to show you all a sneak peak at the new cover for the sequel to my first novel. Over Water is the second novel in my planned trilogy about Leora, the

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Review: Fairest by Gail Carson Levine

Last week, I finished Fairest by Gail Carson Levine. I was a huge fan of Ella Enchanted (the book, not the movie). Levine created a fantastically new version of the Cinderella fairy tale (which was my favorite growing up) in Ella Enchanted, and

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What’s on my bookshelf? 8-8-12

This is my second post in my exultation of Garth Nix as an author and his novels that I have enjoyed. I have thoroughly enjoyed The Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix. As a fan of previously published Garth Nix novels,

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Review of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith

I’ve been toying with the idea of reading the book Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter since I first heard of the movie earlier this year. Unlike my coworker, who thought that it was horrible and disrespectful, I thought it sounded like an

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