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Diversify Your Shelves, February 1, 2016

Diversify Your Shelves, February 1, 2016



Empathy Machines Here's the setup of my young adult sci-fi thriller Willful Machines : in a near-future America, conscious, self-aware machines have just become a reality, and it has people seriously freaked. Members of the newly formed Human Values Movement insist machines can never be considered truly alive, like humans, because humans have somet...
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The Librarian's Corner--January 25, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--January 25, 2016
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  5th Wave Readalikes    With the release of The Fifth Wave last week I wanted to share some fantastic YA science fiction to feed your need for aliens, space-ships, robots, and adventure! Below are some great recommendations for readers of all ages who liked The Fifth Wave, the book and...
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Spotlight on Traveler by Arwen Dayton, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Traveler by Arwen Dayton, Plus Giveaway!
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  *Note from Arwen about her books: SEEKER is the story of three teenagers who have spent most of their lives training for what they think is a noble purpose – to be Seekers - only to discover that their families are actually turning them into assassins.  In TRAVELER, as they...
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Linda Romer
Seeker and Traveler sound great and I love the Traveler cover ♡ Thank you
Friday, 05 February 2016 17:32
Megan Elaine Schuyler
Loved seeker! Cant wait to read the sequel!
Friday, 12 February 2016 03:23
Renee Rousseau
Did the travel inspire the story line or did the story inspire the travel?
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 14:39
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Spotlight on Midnight in St. Petersburg by Vanora Bennett, Plus Giveaway

Spotlight on Midnight in St. Petersburg by Vanora Bennett, Plus Giveaway
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  Today, we're spotlighting Midnight in St. Petersburg . Vanora Bennett's new release brings readers back in time to the world of historic Russia. Read on for a sneak peek of this book and a chance to enter the giveaway!     But first, meet Vanora. Vanora Bennett studied Russian at Oxford...
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Kara S
I love hist fic and enjoyed this excerpt! Thanks for featuring an opportunity to win a copy of this great new release! Cheers, K... Read More
Thursday, 21 January 2016 14:41
Nissa
I would love to win a copy of Midnight in St. Petersburg. I love anything Russia and German literature. I also love anything WW2.... Read More
Saturday, 23 January 2016 22:59
Dee Tee
I find Russia in general interesting because my parents were born there and they immigrated to the US and short time after I was b... Read More
Sunday, 24 January 2016 09:47
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Holly Bodger Press Release

Holly Bodger Press Release


  THIS JUST IN!   Holly Bodger, author of 5 TO 1, has released the FREE  eNovella THE OTHER ONE!     Click  here  to read now, and  please feel free to share on social media!   THE OTHER ONE gives Surina’s perspective on the first day of her sister’s Tests, showing that...
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Multicultural Children's Book Day Press Release

Multicultural Children's Book Day Press Release


  MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY LOOKING TO BREAK NEW RECORD - SURPASS 26 MILLION SHARES Raab Associates Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCCBD)  is just two years old, but founders Mia Wenjen and Valerie Budayr have achieved tremendous success and online support for diversity awareness. They’ve put thousands of free books into...
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YALSA's 2016 Best Fiction For Young Adults

YALSA's 2016 Best Fiction For Young Adults
  2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults     This year's list features 64 titles. The members of the Best Fiction for Young Adults Committee  are Laurie Bartz, Hedberg Public Library, Janesville, Wisconsin; Elizabeth Bast, Starbuck Middle School, Racine WI; Julia Casas, Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA; Shelley M....
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What's New in YA--January 19, 2016

What's New in YA--January 19, 2016
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           After helping to rescue Princess Aislynn, Elanor has finally rejoined the rebel camp she calls home. Stolen from her parents at a young age and forced into service by the Wicked...
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The 5th Wave Trailer Reveal

The 5th Wave Trailer Reveal

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  With the release of The 5th Wave at the end of this week, we wanted to share the trailer, and share our love for this soon-to-be YA adaptation!!       What are you most looking forward to in this film? Let us know in the comments below!
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2016 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Press Release

2016 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Press Release
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  www.jewishlibraries.org     2016 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced by Association of Jewish Libraries Lesléa Newman and Amy June Bates, author and illustrator of  Ketzel, the Cat who Composed , Aharon Appelfeld, Philippe Dumas and Jeffrey M. Green, author, illustrator and translator of  Adam and Thomas , and Laura Amy...
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