Kimberly Dana...Writing Kids Real
Featured on NBC’s More at Midday as a middle school tween expert, Kimberly Dana is a multi-award-winning author and teacher. She is published by ... Read full author bio >
"But while the girls' teachings are often amusing, what really makes Dana's book exceptional are the girls themselves....Lucy and CeCee's target audience may consist solely of tweens, but this is a book that can educate readers of any age."
Donna Benedetti grew up in Petaluma, California, a farming community north of San Francisco, at a time when life was slow and the city population sign remained fixed at 15 ... Read full author bio >
"“A lively book of children’s verse that captures the excitement of seeing boats of all sizes. . . . This photo-filled book will likely hold the attention of little landlubbers reading aloud with their parents, as well as that of older kids with a sustained interest all things maritime. . . . a fun guide for both visitors and residents. . . . A witty introduction to boats and a useful reference for youngsters.”"
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Karen Ann Hopkins resides in northern Kentucky with her family on a farm that boasts a menagerie of ... Read full author bio >
"An impending apocalypse provides a compelling backdrop for romance in this page-turning first installment of a new YA series. Hopkins (Lamb to the Slaughter, 2014, etc.) expertly weaves her plotlines together in this compulsively readable teen romance story…Hopkins delivers many successful elements of young-adult romance—appealing lead characters, high-voltage chemistry, repressed sexuality—which will win her ardent followers. A paranormal YA tale that’s highly recommended for fans of the Twilight series; move over, Bella and Edward, there’s a new set of kids on the block."
James Raney grew up all over the world, in Europe, Latin America, and Africa, leaving him with a lifelong love of adventure that escapes through his daydreams and lands on ... Read full author bio >
"Raney crafts a swashbuckling adventure that’s genuinely thrilling, not only in its rapid pacing, but also in its extremely clever plotting and endlessly inventive set pieces, which mix and match historical and mythological references in a seamless mélange."
Steven Paul Winkelstein is the award-winning author of Brisko: A True Tale of Holocaust Survival. His extended body of work includes The Wild Mind of the Winkle; Monster Meet on ... Read full author bio >
Sally Copus’ earlier career as a businesswoman was in the field of Direct Marketing. As a co-founder and partner with her late husband, she helped to establish and manage ... Read full author bio >
Author Robert Scott Thayer is also a musician and has won several International Songwriting Awards including those from Billboard. Grammy Award winner, Jim Cravero, produces his newest children’s tune ... Read full author bio >
"Thayer’s charismatic characters are further animated through Gallegos’ vibrant, color-saturated illustrations, bringing the story to life. A swimmingly fun, educational trip sure to be enjoyed by young friends of the manatee."
How many times have you heard or read a news report that made you think, “You just can't make this stuff up. What could they possibly have been thinking ... Read full author bio >
"Husband and wife con artists must get back on their feet after a scheme goes spectacularly wrong in the criminally good debut by King…. Surrounding them is a cast of superbly sketched characters whose competing motives constantly trip up their plans…. With a story every bit as intricate and entertaining as the personalities who fill it, King’s uncommonly solid debut is a must-read."
After an extensive business career, from the military to industry to Wall Street, and then onto businesses of his own, Tom Balderston has retired and now writes. He is a ... Read full author bio >
"This sprawling historical novel has an explosive concept.... book begins in fairly familiar Da Vinci Code territory. Radically different in several key ways that, if verified and published, would be revolutionary....(it) could provoke 'a battle for control of the Muslim world.' ...A textured, intriguing novel about a world-changing holy book."
A native of Boston and a writer since high school, Derik Cavignano currently lives in Florida with his wife and two children. He enjoys writing character-driven stories in a variety ... Read full author bio >
"…Cavignano brings wonderful characterization of people and places to his lightning-paced fantasy thriller … Boston neighborhoods are impeccably portrayed… A gleefully hard-boiled urban fantasy that lights up Boston’s mean streets."
Randall Reneau is the author of five novels, including Diamond Fields, a Royal Dragonfly Book Awards grand prize winner, and Deadly Lode, a Richard Boes award-winner. He is also a ... Read full author bio >
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