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How to Step up Your Reading Game

So you want to become a voracious reader? If you’re like me, you have rows of hardcovers and paperbacks on your bookshelf, collecting dust as they wait for you to pick them up and devour them. Due to other more pressing priorities in your life, such as school, work and your freelance side hustle, your reading to-do list […]

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Plotting a Way to Finish Your Novel in the Modern World

Is there anything harder than writing? Ask anyone who is aspiring to be an author and they’ll undoubtedly tell you “NO”. While coming up with a story is exciting and really fun, getting all of it out on a page coherently can be frustrating. Today, you could probably travel the earth ten times over on […]

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Book Review: The World As We Know It Is Gone in “In The After”

Full, total and complete disclosure here: I love dystopia.  I also love zombies, vampires, aliens, and other unexpected creepy bad things that could end up in a dystopia.  If you manage to give me both in one book I am a very happy girl.  Put it in a Young Adult book and I’m yours.  With […]

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Not a Book Report, Just a Thought: Why It’s a Perk To Be A Wallflower

“A coming-of-age tale in the tradition of  The Catcher in the Rye and A Separate Peace.. poignant… inspirational… beautifully written.” – USA Today  Listening to the low burble of people talking around me  enjoying their steaming coffee cups and crunching on chocolate chip bagels, I couldn’t help but smile at the irony of the situation. I had […]

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