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Quill and Books Reading Challenge- October

How is the challenge going? Have you started? Have you discovered a new book that you love? I hope so! Time for something scary and intense! I am a big chicken so I don’t often read anything very horror like … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Book Review

This book has been on my to-read list for…well since the book came out. Somehow I never made time for it, until it showed up as a choice on the reading list for my Youth Literature class. Now, it was homework… the best kind of homework ever! I am loving this class which forces me to make time to read some awesome books!¬† Continue reading

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Girls Who Code Book Review

This is a book that makes my feminist heart happy. The author, Reshma Saujani, visited a lot of schools and saw that there were many boys in coding classes, but few girls. When she did some number checking, she learned … Continue reading

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Blogiversary 2018

Happy Birthday! Quill & Books is TWO years old now! What a ride this is! I have neglected the blog a bit because I’m working as a teacher and working on my MLIS to be a school librarian in addition … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

I love books. You know this about me. I love them so much that I dream of seeing a book I wrote on my library shelf. I am not one who sits by and dreams without taking steps to make … Continue reading

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10 Gift Ideas for Readers 

Do you have a reader in your life that you need to buy a gift for? Christmas gift? Birthday Gift? Hanukkah gift? Eid Gift? I’m here to offer suggestions! Basically, this is my Christmas wishlist, but I suspect I’m not … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo for people too busy to write 50k words

Only 4 days until NaNoWriMo! What is NaNoWriMo? Look here. Basically it is a world-wide word count challenge to write 50,000 words in the month of November. I have yet to ever write 50,000 words in one month. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Revision and Editing a Story Series: Initial Revision Pass #1

You have a rough draft…now what? Continue reading

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The Arms of Death– Book Review

Ginny Forbes is an ICU nurse. When one of her patients dies unexpectedly, it sends Ginny on a journey to discover the cause. Her curiosity gets her into a heap of trouble. She has underestimated the repercussions of this investigation. Yet stubbornly, this propelled her deeper into the thick of things.

Ginny delves into her Scottish community and uncovers some clan secrets. Continue reading

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon- Book Review

Doesn’t the title sound intriguing? That is initially what grabbed my attention. The cover is beautiful too. The story did not disappoint either. This was the 2017 Newbery Medal Winner, and it was well deserved! There is just something about … Continue reading

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