Mark Holtzen grew up near Portland, Oregon. He enjoys cycling, eating popcorn, and air drumming. He spends much of his time absorbing great storytelling in all forms. An elementary school ... Read full author bio >
"Readers in the Pacific Northwest will especially appreciate this novel, while a dash of suspense and adventure give it a broader appeal.
Clarity, engaging characters, and a surprise or two make for a delightful tale for young readers."
BRUCE DUNN was born June 5th, 1959 at Euclid, near Cleveland, of Anglo-Scots and German-Irish ancestry. He grew up in Willowick, Ohio. His parents, Robert, an engineer, and his mother ... Read full author bio >
"...poignancy at a depth deeper than that of most children’s books."
Cidney Swanson is a full-time writer of Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy including The Ripple Trilogy and The Saving Mars Series. SAVING MARS was named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of ... Read full author bio >
"A sci-fi novel that soars along with a teenage heroine whose imperfections help make her believable and endearing."
Award winning young reader author Anne Hambleton is a lifelong horsewoman and retired amateur steeplechase jockey. She actively trains and competes former racehorses for sport careers in three-phase-eventing and show ... Read full author bio >
"Lifelong equestrian Hambleton makes an impressive outing as a first-time author of juvenile fiction, weaving her knowledge and love of horses, horsemanship and the world of competitive racing into a moving narrative that will keep fellow horse-loving readers of any age enthralled."
Jeff Altabef lives in New York with his wife, two daughters, and Charlie the dog. He spends time volunteering at the writing center in the local community college. After years ... Read full author bio >
"This is an enjoyable read for all ages that goes by as fast as the authors can unspool it, without needless subplot detours. The teenage characters’ realism stands out, quite possibly because of the younger Altabef’s input.”"
In her non-fiction life, Ellery Kane works as a forensic psychologist. Evaluating violent criminals and treating victims of trauma has afforded her a unique perspective on the past and its ... Read full author bio >
"Kane makes her story stand out...in the deft way she deals with heavy themes related to child abuse, PTSD and the fear that people cannot ever truly leave the demons of their past behind...A dark, emotional story about rebellion, closely in the tradition of the Divergent and Legend trilogies.' -Kirkus Review"
I was born in Dobbs Ferry New York. I grew up in Darien Connecticut attending grade school through graduation in 1968. My working career was in the painting contracting business ... Read full author bio >
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."
You can visit Karen Ann Hopkins at her website: www.karenannhopkins.com.
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."
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