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Monthly Archives: July 2011

McSweeney’s McMullens

As you may already know, our beloved San Francisco publisher, McSweeney’s, has recently launched their first children’s imprint: McSweeney’s McMullens. For those of you who stopped by the PGW booth at ALA last month you might have had the opportunity … Continue reading

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looking ahead to some great reading…
looking ahead to some great reading…

  I always like to hear about the books my colleagues are reading… the chatter right now is about a book publishing in January 2012 - Blueprint for the Afterlife by Ryan Boudinot Ryan Boudinot–an up and coming author, whom Dave Eggers … Continue reading

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Youth in Crisis

Allow me to step up onto my soapbox for a moment. There are few things that get me angrier than the persecution of gay and lesbian people in the name of religion. Especially when it affects children and young people … Continue reading

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Surviving Hell

This April, Encounter Books published Surviving Hell: A POW’s Journey in paperback. O Magazine will be featuring the title in their August issue, which will no doubt draw more people to this amazing story. Fans of Laura Hillebrand’s Unbroken will … Continue reading

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Murder in the High Himalaya
Murder in the High Himalaya

  “In clear, concise prose, the author deliberates over China’s stranglehold on Tibet, its systematic dismantling of the indigenous culture and the terror tactics employed on families… Green’s steely, factually dense analysis of this unlawful conspiracy sheds light on a … Continue reading

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Ashfall
Ashfall

Having read an advanced copy of this book months ago, I’ve been sitting here holding my excitement and eagerness to talk about it until its actual release. But now I don’t have to because a lot of early enthusiasm about … Continue reading

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A page turning thriller
A page turning thriller

Salvation Boulevard -the book is a page turning thriller with serious content and a flesh and bone protagonist who is fallible, credible and open-minded. Whether you are religious or not, this is an important and challenging novel that’s also wholly successful … Continue reading

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wickedly brilliant crime novel…..
wickedly brilliant crime novel…..

Wire to Wire by Scott Sparling Wire to Wire assembles a cast of train-hopping, drug-dealing, glue-huffing lowlifes, tells a harrowing tale of friendship and loss, and creates a stunning portrait of Northern Michigan in the late 1970s. While riding a freight … Continue reading

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My Colors, My World
My Colors, My World

Children’s Book Press’s fantastic bilingual board book was given a great STARRED review in the July 2011 edition of Kirkus Reviews! Here’s what they had to say about My Colors, My World/Mis colores, mi mundo: This adaptation utilizes a brilliant … Continue reading

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Haiti
Haiti

Reviews- “On January 12, 2010 the whole world witnessed the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti and the devastation that followed.  Having worked in Haiti for almost 30 years, Farmer (UN Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti; global health & social medicine, … Continue reading

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