Month: March 2010

Clap if You Believe in Faeries – Part 2

Clap if You Believe in Faeries – Part 2

A few days ago we posted about the FEY craze taking over the YA bookshelf. We are here with part two of our look at novels that feature a little fairy dust! Need by Carrie Jones Synopsis: Zara collects phobias the way other high school girls collect lipsticks. Little wonder, since life’s been pretty rough […]

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The Novel Novice bookmarks are here! Win some now!

The Novel Novice bookmarks are here! Win some now!

Our new bookmarks are here!!!!!! Yes, I’m a wee bit excited — but they turned out so pretty. See? First of all, huge thanks to the following peeps: May Gunsul Photography (for taking the amazing promotional photos & for being awesome, in general), Cassie (our super-cool teen model), my brother Brian (for his professional design […]

Posted March 1, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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Enter Jabberwocky: The Sense of Nonsense Poetry

Enter Jabberwocky: The Sense of Nonsense Poetry

In case you weren’t aware of this, Lewis Carroll’s original Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland had a sequel called Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There. These days, the two tales are usually combined into one book and called, more simply, Alice in Wonderland. At any rate, it’s in volume two of this fantastical tale […]

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New releases in Young Adult lit: March 1, 2010

New releases in Young Adult lit: March 1, 2010

Here’s what’s new today in YA lit: Merlin’s Harp by Anne Eliot Crompton Among the towering trees of magical Avalon, where humans dare not tread, lives Niviene, daughter of the Lady of the Lake. Her people, the Fey, are folk of the wood and avoid the violence and greed of man. But the strife of […]

Posted March 1, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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Book review: Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap

Book review: Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap

Anastasia’s Secret by Susanne Dunlap Available March 2 Synopsis: The youngest grand duchess in the Russian imperial family comes of age during the  revolution. Her family is imprisoned, conditions become worse and worse. But Anastasia has a secret that she keeps from her family, a love that endures through the horrors of war and the […]

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