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  1. Book Review: Shadows

    Shadows by Robin McKinley It’s not just that Maggie misses her father, or understandably resents her new stepfather, Val. No, it goes beyond that: Val has too many shadows. Whenever Maggie looks at him, she sees him surrounded by wiggly shadow shapes with too many appendages. It can’t…

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  2. Ratha's Creature Graphic Novel

    Ratha’s Creature Graphic Novel Sample PageI’m excited to announce that, after months of planning, we’ve launched a Kickstarter project to fund a graphic novel version of *Ratha’s Creature. *My company, Imaginator Press, is the current publisher of the Ratha series, and last year author Clare Bell…

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  3. Book Review: The Turning

    The Turning Book 1: What Curiosity Kills by Helen Ellis Mary Richards lives in New York’s Upper East Side with her strict but loving adoptive parents and her adoptive sister, Octavia. After a childhood marred by neglect from her biological parents, Mary knows how lucky she is to have…

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  4. Book Review: The Underneath

    The Underneath by Kathi Appelt A lonely calico cat, pregnant and abandoned by her owner in the bayous of East Texas, befriends an abused hound dog named Ranger whom she finds chained outside a rundown shack. Ranger belongs to the owner of the shack, a cruel man known as Gar…

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  5. Books with Bite: Teen Read Week booklists!

    October 12-18 is YALSA‘s Teen Read Week 2008, and the theme this year is “Books with Bite!” I think it’s a great theme, and I asked the teen members of the Wands and Worlds community to suggest books that they recommend which would fit the theme. They suggested…

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  6. Ratha's Courage announcement

    When I was a kid, there was a razor commercial on TV where some famous guy (I assume he was famous from the context of the commercial, but I have no idea who he was) said that he liked the razor he was touting so much that he’d bought…

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  7. Book Review: The Tygrine Cat

    SL160.jpg" title="" /> The Tygrine Cat by Inbali Iserles The Queen of the Tygrine Cats faces defeat at the hands of their ancient enemy, the Sa. Knowing that she cannot survive, but determined to save her people, she sends her young son Mati off to a strange land, and protects…

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  8. Book Review: Ratha's Creature

    Ratha’s Creature The First Book of the Named by Clare Bell What if there were prehistoric cats who took the first steps towards civilization? That’s the premise behind Ratha’s Creature and The Named series. The Named are a tribe of large prehistoric cats who have learned to…

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  9. Book Review: Firestar's Quest

    Firestar’s Quest Warriors Super Edition by Erin Hunter Several months have passed since the battle with BloodClan, and life in ThunderClan is settling back to normal. But then Firestar begins having visions of a strange gray cat with white patches, and of a group of terrified, fleeing cats. What…

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