I just reviewed The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi (READ MORE).
When their father dies, Emily and Navin must move with their mother to a run-down house in the middle of nowhere - an inheritance from a great uncle they've…Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on April 24, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments
Fantasy author Tania Elizabeth is asking for help raising funds for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Click here to learn more about this worthy cause: http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2013/04/guest-post-starlight-childrens-aid.html
Added by Mark Miller on April 22, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments
Just reviewed The Aviary, by Kathleen O'Dell. (READ MORE).
Clara Dooley has lived her whole life in the decrepit Glendoveer mansion, where her mother is the care-taker of the elderly Mrs Glendoveer. Clara's mother keeps…Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on April 15, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments
I just reviewed Kira-Kira, by Cynthia Kadohata (READ MORE).
In this endearing book, the Takeshima family moves to Georgia so that Katie's parents can work in the chicken factory. There, young Katie learns about…Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on March 23, 2013 at 9:13am — No Comments
I just reviewed Let the Circle Be Unbroken, by Mildred D. Taylor (READ MORE)
Cassie and her brothers are sent reeling by a shockingly racist trial - the culmination of events from the first book in the…Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on March 22, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments
I just reviewed Skellig, by David Almond (READ MORE).
Soon after Michael's family moves to a new home, his sister is born prematurely. While his parents are ferrying the newborn back and forth to the hospital, Michael deals with…Continue
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I read (and loved!) The Last Unicorn, by Peter S. Beagle. Check out my review: …Continue
Added by Rachel Bradford on January 28, 2013 at 2:33pm — No Comments
I reviewed The Princess and the Goblin, by George MacDonald. An adorable classic fairy tale / allegory.
Added by Rachel Bradford on January 25, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments
The DMS was lucky enough to interview Nancy-jo Funaro, author of the children's picture book …Continue
On April 16, I signed a contract with Silver Knight Publishing for my middle grade book The Wide Awake Loons.
That book felt “meant to be” from the first. The conception of books is a subject that mystifies. The Wide Awake Loonsis the only book that I planned in my head before writing…
Added by Katherine L. Holmes on May 2, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments
I'd hardly begun submitting creative work when I first heard the theme song of Oklahoma Crude, "I Was Born to Reject Rejection." …
Added by Katherine L. Holmes on November 26, 2011 at 7:47pm — No Comments
Today's posting is my fantasy book tab.
Although The House in Windward Leaves starts out on Halloween night, it's about identity. First written as a short story for a Halloween storytelling at The Loft literary center, most of the book takes place on a star where costumes make the kids.
Because children run the star, it’s both commonsense and madcap. There are more moments of humor than terror, having been inspired by Roald Dahl. But the horror on Mistral's…Continue
Added by Katherine L. Holmes on October 20, 2011 at 5:42pm — No Comments
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Added by Katherine L. Holmes on September 7, 2011 at 4:05pm — No Comments
I am absolutely delighted to announce that my children's book "Home and About" has made to Number 63 on the Children's Humorous Literature Bestsellers List (Amazon)
The book has been published on Kindle. Please click on the image for details:…Continue
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Pleased to announce Hellfire Publishing picked my short horror story 'Old Looshi' for their 'Hellfire Book Of Beltane Anthology', but what makes this so special is the proceeds for the anthology go to St. Jude's Children's Hospital!
A great book for a great cause!
The benefit anthology will be available April 30th, the day marking Hellfire opening their…Continue
Added by Nishi Serrano on March 13, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Greetings fellow writers,
I recently completed the children's literature book I was working on titled, "Henry Matters & The DIBS: AIN'T THAT CLEVER". I would like a critique group of 4 people, on that work as well. Does anyone know any good agents?
It is a story of about a boy who receives a very special (traditional) gift from his dad on his tenth birthday, and how it changes his life…Continue
Added by Max Nightjar on March 1, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
A Teddy Bear Searches For a New Home With Santa!
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Lauren_S._Smith]Lauren S. Smith
Santa and the Little Teddy Bear, written by author and illustrator, Peter John Lucking, combines fantasy with fiction in this delightful tale of Christmas. Lucking weaves a tapestry of fun and history that captures the imagination and frees the spirit for adults…Continue
Added by Maria Hesh on December 8, 2010 at 1:16pm — No Comments