Monthly Archives: June 2014

On the day that I finished ZORGAMAZOO by Robert Paul Weston, I began THE BIRD BOX by Josh Malerman.  They couldn’t be more different, but I’m captivated by both.         I’ve been wanting to read ZORGAMAZOO for … Continue reading

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Last week, the writing world was abuzz with the news that 20-something student Anna Todd sold her Wattpad One Direction erotic fan-fiction tome called AFTER, for a hefty mid six-figure sum to Simon & Schuster. There was plenty to be … Continue reading

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Over at the YA Buccaneers, we’re having a Summer Reading Challenge that runs until August 31st. If you’re like most of us, summer can be a great time to catch up on some of those TBR piles, and we’re hoping … Continue reading

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When I was younger, my best friend, Heather, was often my biggest influence. She was a year older than me, and much cooler, by far. And while we often thought exactly the same way about any topic from TV to … Continue reading

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    We’re well into June now, but we’re still feeling the results of the YA Buccaneers Spring Writing Bootcamp! We toned our fingers, tightened our thoughts and built up stamina to make it to the end. We are Bootcamp … Continue reading

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