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Monday Book Review: Battle for His Soul by Theresa Linden

In June, Theresa Linden’s book Battle for His Soul won first place in the CPA Book Awards for the teen/young adult category. Recently, I had the pleasure of reading this third book in the West Brothers series. Title: Battle for … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status by Cynthia T. Toney

Last year, I reviewed Cynthia Toney’s first book Bird Face, which has been renamed 8 Notes to a Nobody. A few months ago, Cynthia sent me a copy of the sequel 10 Steps to Girlfriend Status, and I’ve been eager … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Caretaker’s Guide to Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

A couple years ago, I posted one of my Monday Book Reviews on Fablehaven by Brandon Mull. The book first came to my attention because it was reviewed in a newsletter by a bookseller who had (in that same issue) … 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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Shake It Off!

This week on the Spin Cycle, Ginny Marie is giving us free rein to discuss whatever we’d like for her linkup, so I’ve decided to share a funny, little story from last week. On Thursday, I met with my spiritual … Continue reading

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