Brad Ulreich is a Washington D.C.-based artist, musician, and writer. His first novel -- The Unearthly Travails of Gabriel McGregor -- was inspired by a sleepless night, and the feverish ... Read full author bio >
"The novel’s dialogue is particularly strong, and Gabriel’s words ring true as those of a know-it-all child who doesn’t quite know it all yet."
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."
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."
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 >
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"
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."
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