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Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser

Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser
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  The 25 th anniversary of the release of Home Alone is this month and I suspect it will bring back pleasant memories for many. It was an enormously popular movie, and perhaps one of the first to achieve that rare distinction of being able to make grownups laugh just as...
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Giveaway: The Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: The Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser  (US & Canada Only)
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The Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser   Release Date: 10/13/15   About the Book Master storyteller Todd Strasser reimagines the classic tale of Moby Dick as set in the future—and takes readers on an epic sci-fi adventure. When seventeen-year-old Ishmael wakes up from stasis aboard the Pequod, he is amazed by...
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Cynthia Schwarzer
Looking forward to reading a new book.
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