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Review: The Black Country by Alex GrecianThe Black Country by Alex GrecianPublished: May 21st 2013 by Putnam AdultFormat/Source:Purchased…View Post

Review: The Black Country by Alex Grecian

The Black Country by Alex Grecian

Published: May 21st 2013 by Putnam Adult
Format/Source:Purchased…

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Review: War by Sebastian Junger
From the Stashis just my way to denote when something is from before I had the blog. I have been…View Post

Review: War by Sebastian Junger

From the Stashis just my way to denote when something is from before I had the blog. I have been…

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Book News: Awards and an Evolution of Young Adult

Today, I’m highlighting three different articles that I found interesting in the news today concerning our favorite subject: books. (Did you think I would say something else?

Winner of Man Booker Prize

On Tuesday, Eleanor Catton became the youngest person…

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Waiting on Wednesday (11): Allegiant by Veronica Roth“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights…View Post

Waiting on Wednesday (11): Allegiant by Veronica Roth

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights…

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Review: The Diviners by Libba BrayFrom the Stashis just my way to denote when something is from before I had the blog. I have been…View Post

Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

From the Stashis just my way to denote when something is from before I had the blog. I have been…

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Spooktacular Giveaway Hop! Three Books for the Taking
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Spooktacular Giveaway Hop! Three Books for the Taking

The Spooktacular Giveaway Hop is hosted by I am a Reader, Not a Writer. Check out the rest of the

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Book Club Update: Author Interview & 2 Books!It’s a new month (okay, so it’s the middle of the month…time is really flying this season!) and…View Post

Book Club Update: Author Interview & 2 Books!

It’s a new month (okay, so it’s the middle of the month…time is really flying this season!) and…

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DNF Review: Tumble & Fall by Alexandra CouttsTumble & Fall by Alexandra CouttsPublished: September 17th 2013 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)F…View Post

DNF Review: Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts

Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts

Published: September 17th 2013 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
F…

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Support an Influential Creative Writing High School Program

An influential high school creative writing program is in jeopardy.

Remember when I reminisced about the great writing program I was a part of in high school?

Let me break it down here.

The high school I went to in northern Virginia hosted a program…

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