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April 20, 2020

Things to Do and Read While in Quarantine »

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While we take this time to focus on some other important initiatives, we wanted to leave you with a list of ideas of things to do while in quarantine paired with a few of our books to extend the fun.  

 

Have a Movie Marathon:  



 

If you’re a Star Wars fan, pair your ma

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April 17, 2020

An Election Year in the Mirror by Bill Greer »

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An Election Year in the Mirror


by Bill Greer


When I started writing A Dirty Year, a woman was running for president of the United States, and the polls projected Hillary Clinton to win. The parallels with my story of 1872 New York were clear. One of the leading characters was Victoria Woodhull. By…

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April 15, 2020

How to Continue to Promote Your Book While Staying Inside »

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As we navigate through these unprecedented times, we’ve had to become more creative and bolder in our efforts to amplify the voices that reach beyond the trends, but one thing remains the same: we’re here, and we’re listening to you.


We are carefully monitoring Covid-19’s impact on books. O…

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April 13, 2020

National Poetry Month Excerpts »

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In honor of National Poetry Month, we wanted to highlight two great middle grade books by Krystyna Poray Goddu that will introduce young readers to two well-known American poets.

 

A Girl Called Vincent is about Edna St. Vincent Millay, known as Vincent, an acclaimed American poet who ca…

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April 10, 2020

National Encourage a Young Writer Day »

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In honor of National Encourage a Young Writer Day, we reached out to our authors to get their advice for aspiring writers. So whether you have a case of writer’s block or you’re just not sure where to go next, below are some helpful tips to get you on your way to being the best writer you can

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April 6, 2020

A Stranger Among Saints- Interview with Jonathan Mack »

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A Stranger Among Saints by Jonathan Mack traces the life of Stephen Hopkins, a colonist who spent 10 months stranded in Bermuda by a storm before eventually making it to Jamestown, where he spent six years before returning to England. He later signed on to another colonial venture, t

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April 3, 2020

The Voice Book- Excerpt »

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The Voice Book is a one-of-a-kind reference that will save and improve your voice, your job, and your personal life. With dozens of vocal exercises and a detailed guide to the anatomy and physiology of voice, the book covers the full range of vocal health, from protecting against hoarseness and lary…

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April 1, 2020

Staff Reads: Comfort Reads Edition »

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We know how hard it can be not to stress and worry during these difficult times, so this staff reads we wanted to share our favorite comfort reads in the hopes that you might find one that helps to brighten your day. Be sure to let us know your favorite comfort reads in the comments below!  

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March 27, 2020

Home Is a Stranger- Author Parnaz Foroutan on Nonfiction vs. Fiction »

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Home Is a Stranger is the new nonfiction travel title from the break-out novelist and recipient of a PEN Emerging Voice fellowship Parnaz Foroutan. Her memoir is about the meaning of desire, the transcendence of boundaries, and the journey to find home. 

With this being th

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March 25, 2020

Spring Break Activity Book Round Up »

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Spring has finally arrived and while this spring break might not be exactly what we were anticipating, there is still plenty of fun to be hadwhile being safe and practicing social distancing, of course. No matter what subject or hobby your little one is interested in, we have the perfect activity

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