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2014 Holiday Book Giving Guide

30 books under $30 (and most under $20 and many under $10!) Check out this video—the snowman introduces books from picture books to middle grade to young adult to memoir to … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rhyme Schemer Review

Rhyme Schemer by K.A. Holt is a surprisingly original MG novel told from the bully’s point of view through poetry. Kevin looks for “easy prey” on Day 1 of middle … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Winning Millions! Author Debbie T. Kilday

Debbie Tosun Kilday is the author of several books ranging from poetry to gambling. What a variety! Debbie, writers often work in a number of genres, but a nonfiction book … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Introducing Jessica Brooke Miller

Today’s interview is with writer Jessica Brooke Miller. Welcome! How long have you been writing? I wrote different things all through school, including prose for a creative writing course I took … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

Have You Had Your Memoir Fix Lately?

The STING OF THE HEAT BUG is a memoir (admittedly somewhat embellished, but with good effect) by Jack Sheedy. Jack is not a movie star or athlete. He is not … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 12 Comments

Poetry in New England

  With shorter days and cooler nights, why not warm your body and spirit with a little poetry New England style? September 13–14, 2014 NEWTOWN ARTS FESTIVAL: In addition to … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment


    Think you know the Civil War? The Girls of Gettysburg by Bobbi Miller will fill in some gaps. While it is only a slice of time in that … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Win a Free Freeman Book

A big welcome to Leesa Freeman, author of The Wisdom to Know the Difference. Leave a comment by Aug. 22, 2014, for your chance to win a signed copy! Leesa, … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 8 Comments

Robin Williams

  We will miss you.

August 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bobbi Miller, Folklore Artist Extraordinaire!

  Today we feature Bobbi Miller, author of adventurous picture and middle grade books, including her forthcoming The Girls of Gettysburg. Welcome! How long have you been writing? Like most … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 13 Comments