The Harmswood Academy Trilogy: Nocturne Falls Universe

The Harmswood Academy Trilogy: Nocturne Falls Universe Reading Order Book 1: The Truth About Cats & Wolves Book 2: When Tinker Met Bell Novelette: “The Meddlesome Misadventures of Merri and Bright” (from Merry and Bright) Book 3: Besphinxed **************************** Interested in Essays, Sneak Peeks and Exclusive Content?  Become a Patron of the Princess today for as little as $1…

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[New Podcast] Ana’s Asteroid by Megan Hutchins, narrated by Alethea Kontis

For you Audiophiles: This week’s episode of Cast of Wonders (Young Adult Fiction Podcast) is now live! Episode 301: “Ana’s Asteroid” by Megan Hutchins, narrated by Alethea Kontis ************************* Want to hear more stories narrated by Alethea? Check out this list! Support Alethea Kontis on Patreon–even a $1 pledge gets you access to exclusive content! https://www.patreon.com/princessalethea

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All In the Family

YALSA’s The Hub published an article about “Finding a Strong Family Connection in YA…Yes, It Can Be Done!” So many YA books are about kids who are orphans, or who have difficult family situations. But there do exist some–a few–which concentrate on families working together to solve problems and help on adventures. (There just need to be more families…

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TTFN

Tonight I’ll be doing a Young Adult event for Teen Read Week at the Rockville Public Library, and then it’s off to Capclave for the weekend…so this picture seemed appropriate: This person really does live in our apartment complex. Let’s hear it for cool neighbors!    

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Nifty Site of the Day

The nifty site of today is the Book Blogger Directory — the “Big Blog of Book Blogs” — most specifically, this page which lists a plethora of YA Science Fiction and Fantasy blogs. Definitely worth checking out!

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Nifty Site of the Day

Kat Cooks the Books: In which Kat, a Florida librarian, makes food based on her favorite kids books…and posts the recipes. Why, yes, it is as fun as it sounds. And there are pictures! Definitely worth the pit stop.

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13 Little Blue Reasons

I finished Maureen Johnson’s The Last Little Blue Envelope this morning at the bookstore. The premise of the book is this: Virginia (the main character) spent all last summer hopping around Europe (starting in England), following the instructions in thirteen little blue envelopes her artistic Aunt Peg left her before she died of cancer. Only in Greece, before she…

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