Tag Archives: family

Writers of the Future Volume 33

Now that my first novel manuscript rough draft is done, you might think I’d start on revisions. Not quite. Often writers need time and distance from a rough draft to do a good revision. I recently began grad school so … Continue reading

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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer

Years ago I read The Lightning Thief by Riordan along with the rest of the world. I enjoyed the book, not enough to go on and read the rest of the series though. It wasn’t bad. My kids loved it. … Continue reading

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The Emerald Atlas Book Review

The book begins with three young children, Kate, Michael, and Emma, who for unknown reasons are give up for adoption. Continue reading

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The Land of Stories Book Review

The Land of Stories The Wishing Spell is a fun romp through a fairy tale land. Continue reading

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Graceling Book Review

This book has been on my To-Read List for AGES! I’d heard it was good and they were right. I enjoyed it very much. I actually picked it up a year ago and read the first chapter. I realized if … Continue reading

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Six of Crows Review

I saw this book all over Instagram and people kept raving about it, so I decided to try it. I am so glad I did! I love a good heist story and this is the best I’ve read. I read … Continue reading

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The Golem and the Jinni

I love this book! I usually love action packed stories. This one is not what I’d call action packed but I loved it none the less. This is a story to savor and delight in the beauty of the prose. … Continue reading

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Number the Stars

Here is my first guest blogger! Dianne McBride is a dear friend of mine and a fellow teacher of middle school students. She is reviewing a book that earned a Newberry Metal in 1990. It’s a book which has been … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

As with all sequels I looked forward to this book with trepidation. I wanted it to be as amazing as all her other Harry Potter novels, but this one was bound to be different. First it is a theatrical script, … Continue reading

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