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The Remann Hall Book Club

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Last month I had the honor of speaking to some of the residents at a local juvenile detention center – Remann Hall – thanks to the Remann Hall Book Club. It was an extraordinary experience, not only to meet the teens, … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL! Lintang and the Forbidden Island by Tamara Moss

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I am SOOOO honored today to be hosting a COVER REVEAL! I don’t do many cover reveals here on this blog, but this is a book (and series, and author) who are all near and dear to my heart.   … Continue reading

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Because You Love To Hate Me – On Sale Now!

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On Sale Now! BECAUSE YOU LOVE TO HATE ME: 13 TALES OF VILLAINY   Leave it to the heroes to save the world–villains just want to rule the world. In this unique YA anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up … Continue reading

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Cover Reveals: WIRES & NERVE 2 + RENEGADES!!!

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AAAAH! This past week has been INTENSE with awesome things happening.   First, we revealed the completely kickass cover for Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: Gone Rogue over at the The Mary Sue: Release date: January 2018 . . . . . … Continue reading

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The Reading Without Walls Challenge

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If you haven’t heard the news yet, there is a fun new reading challenge kicking off this month, with the phenomenal Gene Luen Yang (one of my personal author/illustrator idols) leading the charge.   The Reading Without Walls Challenge   … Continue reading

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Marissa’s 2016 Reading List

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As per blog tradition, it’s my annual Reading List post!   Despite feeling like I never have time to read these days, I’m quite proud of myself for having crossed a grand total of 64 books off the TBR list … Continue reading

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The Official(ish?) Lunar Chronicles Holiday Gift Guide

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If there’s a Lunartic on your list this year, or if you yourself are having trouble deciding what to ask Santa for, here are some ideas to get you started!   Character Candles by Novelly Yours I just ordered some of these … Continue reading

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Literacy-Themed Charities for #GivingTuesday

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This is a big weekend coming up, not just with Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but also Small Business Saturday and Cyber… er, I mean, CYBORG Monday. But before we all get swept up in holiday shopping and festivities (and all … Continue reading

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Board Books for Babies… and Parents!

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You guys know that our adoption finalized, right? Because I just realized that I posted about it on Facebook but never here on my blog, so for those who were following our foster-to-adopt journey, the twins became Officially Ours last … Continue reading

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Out Today: A Tyranny of Petticoats Anthology

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I’m so pleased to announce the release of A TYRANNY OF PETTICOATS: 15 STORIES OF BELLES, BANK ROBBERS & OTHER BADASS GIRLS, edited by Jessica Spotswood – a historical fiction anthology that includes a story from yours truly.     From an … Continue reading

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