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  • Jeff Strand
    First, a bit of a warning – Jeff Strand is not a MG writer. His focus is on horror, and a lot of comedic horror. But I think his writing is ok for a lot of kids. Read on and decide for yourself. When I was 10, I started reading Stephen King, and he remains […]
  • The Dragonlance Chronicles
    For my 16th birthday, my aunt gave me a fantasy book. She really  had no idea what I liked or what this book was about, she just knew I read a lot and that this was a new and hot book. Turns out it was one of the best birthday presents I ever got. The […]
  • The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill
    This is one of my all time favorite books, but it’s probably one that most people don’t know. In The Pushcart War, we journey back in time to the early 1900’s. Cities are bustling and filling with cars and trucks. Still, there are vendors selling out of pushcarts – kind of like large wheelbarrows and […]
  • Cupboardmaker Books
    I’ll make this easy – this is one of my all time favorite bookstores. Ever. ‘Nuff said. If you are in the Harrisburg Pennsylvania area, it is definitely worth a detour to get to this store. They have SOOOOO many books. And lots of books that I hadn’t found anywhere else were here. There is […]
  • German village book store
    Don’t you just love to walk into a book store? All the possibilities! And even better, is when you go into a bookstore that has quite a bit of atmosphere – you know, the kind that just calls to you and draws you in. Books are fantastic travel companions. You can visit not only other […]