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Book of the Day–The Sixth Extinction

I was sent a copy of The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert Release Date: 2014-02-11 From the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe, a powerful and important work about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into …

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Book of the Day–Raven in a Dove House

I was sent a copy of Raven in a Dove House by Andrea Davis Pinkney Raven in a Dove House by Andrea Davis Pinkney Release Date: 2014-04-15 It’s summer vacation, and twelve-year-old Nell has gone upstate to spend a month with Aunt Ursa and Cousin Foley. Seeing Foley’s best friend, …

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Book of the Day–Under the Light

I was sent a copy of Under the Light by Laura Whitcomb Under the Light by Laura Whitcomb Release Date: 2014-04-15 “Life proves as haunting as death in this well-crafted ghost story.”—Kirkus ReviewsHelen needed a body to be with her beloved. Jenny had to escape from hers before her spirit …

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Book of the Day–The Elementals

I was sent a copy of The Elementals by Saundra Mitchell The Elementals by Saundra Mitchell Release Date: 2014-04-08 Kate Witherspoon has …

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Book of the Day–Undecided

  I was sent a copy of Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School by Genevieve Morgan Undecided: Navigating Life and …

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Guest Post: Seth Fishman

Every moment in a book has its challenges.  How to open, how to close.  How to drum up tension, how to make …