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Talking at Google

A little while back, I had the opportunity to visit the Google campus in Seattle to talk about how Germans raise self-reliant kids. And here’s the video!   Couple highlights: About 12 min: there’s a comparison of US vs. German … Continue reading

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Achtung Baby Arrives!

Achtung Baby was released January 2nd! I had a great launch week with an appearance on the Today Show,  a live Salon Talk, a great review in USA Today, and the UK’s Daily Mail–and a presentation at Politics & Prose bookstore. … Continue reading

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ACHTUNG BABY in the News

COMING UP:  On Wednesday, January 3, I am scheduled to be on the Today Show to talk about how Germans raise self-reliant kids! Catch me live around 8:30 a.m. EST. Also on January 3, I will sit down with Salon Talks live … Continue reading

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A blog by any other name…

So, I changed the name of my blog. While I’ve gotten rid of the title “YA Fantastic Book Review,” the blog itself will not change drastically. Don’t worry! I’ll still be doing book reviews, but I wanted to have more … Continue reading

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Dragon envy: review of Seraphina

Seraphina by Rachel Hartman A part of me wanted to dislike this book. You see I also wrote a novel some time ago that features dragons that can turn into humans. (It’s called Spitfire, and I’m currently revising it.) I know … Continue reading

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IAM Guest Post…The Joy of Sampling

Originally posted on asidefromwriting:
Today on Indie Author Month we welcome author Sara Zaske as our guest. Sara is an expat American writer living in Berlin, Germany. Her debut novel, The First, is available at all places that sell fabulous books. She’s…

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Stardust and my new author-hero Neil Gaiman

Stardust by Neil Gaiman As many of you know, I have a new author-hero: Neil Gaiman. I’ve started to read everything he’s ever written. OK so I’m only on the fourth book, but I do intend to keep reading until … Continue reading

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