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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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“Let the Children Fight” in The Wall Street Journal

Parenting the German Way: Let the Children Fight by Sara Zaske The chaos of German kindergartens is sometimes hard for Americans to understand. When I lived in Berlin for nearly seven years, I was surprised at first to find that kindergartens … 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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Time, the millennial generation, and youth haters

I’m not a member of the millennial generation, but I feel the need to cry bullshit on their behalf. You may have heard about the Time story trashing millennials, as narcissistic, lazy smartphone-obsessed kids who still live with their parents. … Continue reading

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New Free Short Story: The Last Zoo

Just wanted to let you all know I’ve posted a free short story, The Last Zoo, on Smashwords. It’s about a mildly dystopian zoo, a half-blind polar bear, and a post-modernist wing nut. What could be more fun than that? … 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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