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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
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
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
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
Think the whole YA thing came after Harry Potter? Think again. Check out my guest blog for the bookstore Printsasia.com on the Top Ten Most Influential YA Novels of the 20th Century. You’ll find a few you know and perhaps a … Continue reading