Childrens Books

Interview with Roe De Pinto, author of “Too Much Junk in My Trunk!”

pinto roe received fourteen awards for her The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba series and hopes to continue the accolades with the new version of this adorable little episode, "Too Much Junk in My Trunk!" Through her adorable characters Zealy, a baby seal and Whubba, a baby orca, Roe continues to embark on her journey and dreams of bringing back the morals she learned many years ago - respect each… Continue Reading
Book Reviews

The Pagan Author, Rod Nave – Book Reviews

What begins as a search and rescue effort becomes a search and destroy struggle for survival in this remarkably creative dark adventure novel, The Pagan written by Rod Nave. When a team of young volunteers charter a plane from Miami to Haiti to help victims of the recent 2010 earthquake, they unknowingly embark on an adventure of satanic proportions. Transported like helpless pawns in a past pact with the devil,… Continue Reading
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Interview with children’s author Claudia Mills

Claudia Mills holds a BA from Wellesley College, an MA from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University. She also earned an MLS degree from the University of Maryland, with a concentration in children's literature. She has worked as an editorial assistant at Four Winds Press (Scholastic) and as an editor at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Since 1991 she… Continue Reading
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Romance Turned Thriller Author Fern Michaels, Author Biographies

Fern was born Mary Ruth Kovak in Hastings, Pennsylvania on April 3, 1933, the daughter of Albert and Lucy Kovak. She says she was an avid reader at a young age. She particularly liked mysteries and adventure stories. Fern Michaels is the pseudonym of Mary Ruth Kuczkir. She says that even though Fern Michaels is not who she is but what she does, she doesn't mind people calling her Fern.… Continue Reading
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‘Gobble Up’ Kale Book by Super-Food Author Stephanie Pedersen This Thanksgiving

Forget the latkes! This Thanksgiving, surprise your family and friends with a new take on a holiday standard. Stephanie Pederson's Must-Try Recipe for Kale and Potato Cakes highlights this book review. Stephanie Pedersen's book "KALE: The World's Most Powerful Superfood", published by Sterling Press, is all about the superfood. Pederson is a growing mom of three boys, nutritionist, coach, media personality and speaker. After reading the book and trying the… Continue Reading
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Title – Wet Dreams – Author – Douglas Danielson – Book Reviews

Untie the moorings, cast off and climb aboard Douglas Danielson's book, 'Wet Dreams', also the name of a posh 70ft Hatteras yacht adorned with girls and booze, partying just offshore Los Angeles on Catalina Island. The reader's journey will take one on the turbulent waters of a young woman missing her "dirty rich" daddy, as Jake Mortensen and Buddy Wright seek to find the answers to the questions of her… Continue Reading
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“Tigers of the Night” – Author Robert W Howe – Book Review

The life of an Amazonian tribal community is brilliantly illustrated in the writings of Robert W. Howe as he followed the true story of Juan and Amalia Arcos, lay missionaries and naturalists living in the rainforests along the Amazon. In the mid-1900s, Juan Arcos studied to become a priest under Father Peter Vosa, a man who had guided him for the last fifteen years of his life. After much prayer… Continue Reading
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Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series Author, Sue Grafton, Author Biographies

Sue Grafton was born on April 24, 1940, in Louisville, Kentucky, where she and her sister were also raised. Her parents were attorney CW Grafton and Vivian Harnsberger Grafton. His father also wrote in his spare time that he had published four mysteries. After earning a BA in English Literature from the University of Louisville in 1961, Sue worked in Santa Monica and Santa Barbara, Calif., cashier, medical secretary, and… Continue Reading
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Enid Blyton, a great writer of children’s books from England and author of “Children of Green Meadows”

Enid Blyton is a famous children's writer who has endeared herself to growing children with nearly 600 books. She also created a series of books about a set of characters like the Famous Five and the Secret Seven. His novels have always focused on children as the main characters who solved many crimes and mysteries, long before the police could. Enid Blyton was born in 1897 and died in 1968… Continue Reading
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Sydney Sheldon – Author Biographies

Sidney Sheldon was born Sidney Schechtel on February 11, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. His mother was Natalie Marcus, a Russian Jewish immigrant with no formal education, but who loved books and classical music. His father, Ascher (Otto), held many different jobs as he moved the family from town to town. He boasted of never having read a book in his life. Sydney was married to Jorja Curtright, a stage and… Continue Reading