From The Archives: On the Eleventh day of Christmas Vacation

January 1st, 2013
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It’s New Year’s Day! Relax! Sleep in! Stay in your pjs all day and read a book. What ELSE are you going to do?

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When a YA Novel is Not

October 7th, 2011

So I’m almost done reading Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, which is, as I opined on Twitter the other night, absolutely essential reading for a nerd of my age. Simplistically, it’s about a couple of teenagers trying to solve a giant Easter Egg Hunt in a vast virtual reality game. So why isn’t it […]

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Vacation Reading

December 15th, 2010

I still have a week or so of work to do (though I’ll once again remind you all that I’m closing to queries after Friday the 17th), and some more work reading to do, but after that, I’m really looking forward to diving into my TBR piles and making some serious dents. I have a […]

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Going Offline

February 17th, 2010

I’m taking next week off (mostly) to do something for myself before the run up to Bologna gets truly crazy. What does “mostly” mean? Well, I’m not going completely cold turkey on the internet — but I’ll likely be checking Twitter and such only from my phone. I’m trying to get caught up on queries […]

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Ask, and Ye Shall Receive!

January 6th, 2010

You guys are rocking my world with all your comments on the previous post. I’m going to keep the contest running for one more day, and will announce the winner of either Maureen Johnson‘s new novel Scarlett Fever or Josie Bloss‘ forthcoming Albatross on Thursday. So keep commenting! And don’t worry about leaving your preference […]

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