Monthly Archives: July 2012


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Suzanne Lazear: “Writing Steampunk”

Suzanne Lazear: “Writing Steampunk”

Today, we are thrilled to host an exclusive guest blog from Innocent Darkness author Suzanne Lazear. Thanks for stopping by, Suzanne! *          *          * One of the great things about writing Steampunk, to me, is all the research. Even though it’s not historical fiction, I still found myself doing a lot of research in order […]

Posted July 25, 2012 by Sara in Book of the Month, Guest Blog / 1 Comment
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Innocent Darkness & the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Innocent Darkness & the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Today, we’re exploring one historical event that gets a bit of fictionalization in Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear — the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. In Suzanne’s novel, the quake takes place in 1895 and is triggered by magical backlash from the Otherworld. (Seriously, just read the book when it comes out next month — […]

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New YA Book Releases: July 24, 2012

New YA Book Releases: July 24, 2012

Here’s a look at some of today’s new YA releases: Drain You by M. Beth Bloom Every night I’d lie there in bed and look out at the hills behind our house, listening. I knew there’d be consequences. Actions meant reactions. Sunrises meant sunsets. My fear was too permanent, lasting longer than eyeliner, something I […]

Posted July 24, 2012 by Sara in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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Sneak Peak: ParaNorman

Sneak Peak: ParaNorman

Oooooh, I can’t wait! ParaNorman, the movie, hits theaters on August 17th! When great books are made into films, there’s always fear of  disappointment. But after watching the trailer, I’m fairly confident the movie will live-up to the book’s ghostly adventure. If you have yet to dive into Norman’s ghoulish gallivants, I highly recommend embarking […]

Posted July 23, 2012 by amandaleighf in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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