December 2011

Book Review: Peter Swift’s Fright Files: The Broken Thing

**** Excellent. The main character is a boy, but a strong girl character is with him throughout most of the book. About 100 pages. Peter Swift’s Fright Files: The Broken Thing by Peter Swift In short: Stevie likes horror movies and books…but when he discovers a real haunted house and a real haunting, he chickens …

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-25

Drinking Christmas tea. Yes, I drink flavored teas. No purist, I. # New chapter book/middle grade series, with animal transformation, adventure, spies, and magic. 99 cents…for now… http://t.co/hXjKQ3vr # Secret identities, people transforming into animals, and a self-rescuing princess: http://t.co/K0RnRaQP Daughter of a spy queen, that is. # RT @AceRimmerBot Smoke me a kipper RT …

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Tad Williams Short Story: The Sugarplum Favor

Tad Williams is one of my favorite authors…he and his wife, Deborah Beale (they write the Ordinary Farm kids’ books together) have independently put up an ebook collection (A Stark and Wormy Knight) of short stories and novellas, of which this is one.  Subterranean Press will put out the print edition next summer.  The collection is going …

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