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Holly Schindler
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Lately, I find myself drifting back toward becoming the same kind of reader I was as a girl:
I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about how my reading habits have changed.  I’ve always read voraciously.  But when I was a girl, a book was also something I could sink deep into, give myself to completely.  As the years...
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GREAT review for THE JUNCTION OF SUNSHINE AND LUCKY from Nerdy Book Club:
Because I am a fourth grade teacher, I try to make conscious decisions about the middle grade books I recommend to my students.  Fourth grade falls on the low end of the middle grade spectrum.  Som...
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My article on eliminating your child's fear of failure, via DailyParent:
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Courtesy of my brother, the antiques dealer - unique, vintage looks for prom:

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One of my favorite ways to clear the ol' head in-between rounds of drafting and revising is to go on buying trips with my full-time antiques-and-collectibles-selling brother (he can be found on Etsy under Wisdom Lane).  Las...
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Enter to win a signed copy of THE SUMMER I SAVED THE WORLD...IN 65 DAYS, my favorite recent MG read:
I was lucky enough to get my hands on an ARC of THE SUMMER I SAVE THE WORLD...IN 65 DAYS by Michele Weber Hurwitz...I absolutely fell in love with this read (as my questions for Michele reveal).  I'm a sucker for realistic, c...
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Wondering if it'll snow again today...like it did yesterday!
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Funky, cool looks (70s-era jumpsuits), courtesy of my antiques-selling brother (they'd actually be great for prom, and are selling quickly):
One of my favorite ways to clear the ol' head in-between rounds of drafting and revising is to go on buying trips with my full-time antiques-and-collectibles-selling brother (he can be found on Etsy under Wisdom Lane).  Las...
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My dog: world's best alarm clock.
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    Author of A BLUE SO DARK, PLAYING HURT, & the forthcoming THE JUNCTION OF SUNSHINE AND LUCKY (MG - Dial) and FERAL (YA - HarperCollins), present
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My debut YA novel, A Blue So Dark, earned a starred Booklist review, was named one of Booklist's Top 10 First Novels for Youth, and won both a silver medal from ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year and a gold medal from the IPPY Awards.  I am also the author of Playing Hurt (YA / romance), The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky (MG / contemporary), and the forthcoming Feral (YA / psychological thriller).
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