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Let’s Hear it For the Ladies

Posted about 2 hours ago by Meg Raymond
Surprisingly (or not so surprisingly), Women’s History Month dates only back to 1981, when Congress passed Pub. L 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning […]
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Upcoming Indie Releases for 2020

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Jonah Butler
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Gothic YAs for the Long, Dark Winter

Posted about 4 weeks ago by Jennifer Deuell
I am particularly drawn to a good, dark read during the winter months.  Something about the extended hours of darkness and the cold, crisp air really gets me in the […]
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African-American History Month in Richmond

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my […]
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LAMAR GILES – “Trapping people in stories since 1987…”

Posted about 1 month ago by Jennifer Deuell
There are very few things in life that I geek out about.  Meeting a very awesome author like Lamar Giles is one of them.  Giles is a two-time Edgar Award […]
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Most Anticipated YA Books of 2020

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Hopefully my post last week got you all excited about some upcoming trends in YA lit.  Now, I’d like to share with you my top 10 list of YA books […]
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Trends in 2020 YA Lit

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
It’s a new year and it’s time to get excited about new YA books!  I’ve sifted through all the 2020 releases I could find and (painstakingly) narrowed them down to […]
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Read Harder Challenge #23: Susanna’s Midnight Ride & Read Harder Challenge #24: Please Excuse this Poem

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Prompt #23: A self-published book Alright folks, we’ve reached the end of our 2019 Read Harder Challenge and lucky for me the last two prompts were straightforward.  After having Libby […]
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Biography Buzz: Jonathan Van Ness

Posted about 3 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Welcome to the inaugural Biography Buzz! This will be a monthly posting reaching into the lives of some notable people. All of 2020 I will be digging into the experiences […]
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Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That – Reading When There’s No Time to Read

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
Now that the days are shorter, and the nights seem endless, you would think there would be time to sit on the sofa with a big thick book – perhaps […]
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