A few weeks ago, one of my coworkers asked me how old I was. She said she wanted to know because I seemed to have too much energy. I asked her to guess, and she said 28.
First of all, I thanked her, since I am actually in my mid-thirties. She seemed shocked and asked my secret. I explained that my son…
Added by Lauren Markman on December 23, 2014 at 6:36am — No Comments
Married at 18/19 sounds crazy, and trust me, we have been judged, still get judged, but we are surviving and thriving. I met my husband in the 6th grade. He lived 3 blocks away from me and together with our older siblings, we would walk home from school. After I had moved away, 25 minutes away, we lost touch.…Continue
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A native of Honeoye, New York, Andrew Cratsley lives in North Carolina. Keepers of Runes and the Tower of Shadows is his debut novel. Cratsley is a lifelong fan of fantasy books, films, and RPG-style gaming. A champion of literacy issues and proud supporter of the World Literacy Foundation, Cratsley will donate a portion of the proceeds from Keepers of Runes and the Tower…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on September 8, 2014 at 9:29am — No Comments
Please welcome my special guest, debut fantasy YA author D.W. Raleigh! His novel, Shiloh’s True Nature, has just been published by Hobbes End Publishing.
D.W. Raleigh was born in the Delaware Valley and has spent most of his life in that region. He has attended multiple colleges and universities collecting…Continue
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Today I took my son to visit the local library for the very first time. I wasn’t sure what to expect because the library close to our house is fairly small. When we went into the library, I was amazed by the amount of books and activities that our local library has to offer the children. Every week our library has a scheduled…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on September 13, 2013 at 9:13pm — No Comments
As a mom, I know how quickly laundry can pile up especially if you have children in your house. This morning I asked toddler to help me pick up the laundry so that I could start a load of laundry today. After we completed got the laundry sorted and a load of laundry started, I had a fantastic idea popped into my head and I wanted to share my…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on September 11, 2013 at 10:47pm — No Comments
The temperatures are beginning to rise outside as summertime is quickly approaching and families are often planning fun outdoor activities and outings. If you or your children are active and enjoy outdoor activities, it is important that you know the signs and symptoms of heat related illness so that you can quickly recognize and respond to them. It is…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 18, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments
Are you planning on returning to work after your maternity leave is over? If so, you need to begin thinking about where you want your child to go to daycare at while you are at work. In fact, you need to begin your researching your options roughly five or six months ahead of time to ensure that you will have a secure spot for your child. Many providers…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 5, 2013 at 4:59pm — No Comments
My son stayed home with me again today so that he could continue to heal and so that I could make sure that he was fever free before sending him back to daycare. He acts like he is feeling much better today and his fever finally broke last night. Thank goodness, I don’t like it when my baby doesn’t feel…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 2, 2013 at 6:01pm — No Comments
From Maggie Stiefvater, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shiver trilogy and The Raven Boys, comes the heart-stopping novel THE SCORPIO RACES. Now available in paperback—with bonus content! Learn more about this book at http://bit.ly/Scorpio-Races-Paperback YA/Teen
Added by Sheila English on March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
When Beverly was a child she hated to read. Even though her eighth-grade teacher sent her poem “Stars” to a high school anthology and it was published in Young America Sings she hated to write. In spite of her rocky relationship with books, she managed to graduate from high school then attended Midwestern State…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on October 24, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments
The Domino Effect by Andrew Cotto focuses on overcoming teenage obstacles and finding the girl of your dreams.
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Dominick Domingo is a veteran Animation Artist (Lion King, Pocahontas, Hunchback, Tarzan, Fantasia) who’s illustrated YA books for Penguin, Random House, Lowell House, Disney Publishing, Hyperion Books, and Harcourt. Developing original screenplays as a filmmaker led to a growing writing resume. To capitalize on it, Dominick recently penned a collection of Narrative…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on August 20, 2012 at 3:44am — No Comments
We have all seen the endless American Apparel billboards, subway ads, bus stop posters, and magazine spreads for this company which primarily makes casual clothing targeted for the 18-25 age group, T-shirts, hoodies, shorts, underwear.
Dov Charney has built an empire…Continue
Added by Rhonda Talbot on July 12, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Kimberly Dana’s latest book will bring hours of reading pleasure to teen girls, especially those with a particular interest in cheerleading.
Years ago, a murder was committed in a cheerleading camp: a beautiful teenager with beautiful red flowing hair was drowned in the lake. Rumors say the killer was her best friend.Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on May 26, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
What happens when a moody teenage angel is forced to attend high-school?
The answer is Griffin's Fire.
Griffin's Fire is the second installment in Darby Karchut's Terrae Angeli young adult fantasy series, published by …Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on April 27, 2012 at 3:43pm — No Comments
This book review is written in memory of Linda Broughton who passed on to a better world last April. Linda was the heart and love of the Circle H ranch series. She is truly missed not only for her writing ability but also because of the person she was. Learn more about this beautiful woman by clicking on her…Continue
Added by Martha A. Cheves on March 2, 2012 at 7:56pm — No Comments