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Review of The Lost Girl

Guest post by Madhvi Ramani, author of the magical children’s book Nina and the Traveling Spice Shed (for ages 7+) The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna Can you imagine living someone else’s life? Looking like them, eating exactly what they eat, dressing, … Continue reading

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Scarlett Phoenix Tour Giveaway

I am delighted to host a very special giveaway for  Scarlett Phoenix, a new book by Bella Harte.  This cover is on fire, no? About the book : “She is the only one of her kind; he is her last hope.” … Continue reading

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The First is out in paperback

The First is now available in good old traditional paperback! Not sure how Grandpa Baumler would feel about that, but it would sure make a nice gift for the YA reader on your Christmas list (or for yourself). Check it … Continue reading

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Climate changing lit?

A recent  Guardian post complained that there aren’t many novels that deal with climate change.* The article was met with multiple reading suggestions, mostly science fiction novels. And um, hello? I have one! My YA urban fantasy: The First. Below are … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: The Emerald Atlas

The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens Three siblings who keep getting kicked out from orphanages find a secret  magic book that transports them to another world. Orphans, a magic book, a secret world—I have to confess I didn’t have high … Continue reading

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Life’s a circus

Between the Bind, the latest  stop on The First Blog Tour, has something special in store for you. An unusual question: see my answer and then answer it yourself and you could win a free copy of The First. Also, there’s an excerpt … Continue reading

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It’s a Hardcover Life

Check out this lovely blog: It’s a Hardcover Life. I’m on there talking about how amazing I am-in an ever-so-humble way, naturally. Here’s a small bit of my guest post on writing The First… It’s all in my head: writing The First (or … Continue reading

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Fantastic Recommends: Anna Dressed in Blood

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake Cas Lowood is a ghost hunter. He’s got a knife and an inherited power that allows him to take out the real baddies, the ghosts who kill. Following a tip, he travels a … Continue reading

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The First is out! Download it for free today! [note: the promo ended 4/23]

It’s Earth Day Weekend, and the YA eco-thriller, The First, is free for you to download on Amazon from April 21-23! Get your copy and tell your friends!  The First. They called dibs.  More about the book …Featured Indie Author Spotlight on Aside from … Continue reading

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THE FIRST will debut for free on Earth Day, April 22!

Celebrate Earth Day with a free “green” e-book:  A young adult urban fantasy/eco-thriller (yes it needs its own special mashed up genre), The First follows fifteen-year-old Cassie Craig as she discovers that the strangest girl in her class is more than … Continue reading

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