Category Archives: Reading

Monday Book Review: The Phantom Bully by Jeffrey Brown

I picked up this book thinking it would be cute for my nephew for his birthday, and I ended up reading it myself. What can I say? I’m a Star Wars geek through and through. Title: The Phantom Bully (Star … Continue reading

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YA Books Galore Giveaway!

Who wants to win a whole stack of YA books? This contest is open to anyone with a U.S. mailing address. (Sorry, international YA fans, I found out the hard way that mailing a book is really expensive. Mailing a … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy by Susan Vaught

Every year I try to read the Edgar Award nominees for juvenile and young adult fiction before the winners are announced. Due to time constraints with the doctorate program, I completely failed this year. However, I did manage to read … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Life-Changing Love by Theresa Linden

I had a chance to read an advanced copy of Theresa Linden’s new release (officially, it comes out on May 26), and I’m happy to share a bit about it now! Title: Life-Changing Love Author: Theresa Linden Genre: contemporary romance … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Sign of The Carved Cross by Lisa Hendey

The Sign of the Carved Cross is the second book in the Chime Travelers series. I suppose I really should have read the first book in the series before diving into book 2, but luckily, Lisa Hendey fills in enough … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder has been on my TBR pile for a couple of years, at least. Yes, that’s how long my to-be-read list is! I had started reading it last summer, but then my mom fell ill and grad school started up, … Continue reading

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Win a FREE author visit to your classroom!

To celebrate Angelhood winning a 2015 Readers’ Favorite Book Award, I’m giving away one free author visit to a classroom in the Chicago area. Details and entry form are here. But hurry! Contest is only open until November 15, 2015! … Continue reading

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8 Books to Engage Your Middle School Student this School Year

As an author and middle school English teacher, I get a lot of requests from parents about what books I might recommend to their children. Since the school I teach at started early this year, I’ve already been listening to … Continue reading

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BookTubeAThon 2015 TBR List!

Just a couple days ago, an author friend told me about a seven-day reading challenge called BookTubeAThon. It’s happening over on YouTube, but if you watch this video, you’ll hear about my list of books to be read in a … Continue reading

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