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Chance to start a great series with a free book!
My Princelings series is now available as six paperback books, and to celebrate I'm giving away two copies of Book One as a Goodreads Giveaway. I did consider giving away one copy of each of the bo...
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Middle Grade Monday: Maddie's Dream
  Title: Maddie's Dream (Marguerite Henry's Ponies of Chincoteague #1) Author: Catherine Hapka Publisher: Aladdin, 2014. 91 pages (per my Nook. Paperback is listed as 224 pages). Source: Library (digital) Publisher's Summary: Maddie is desperate to
keep he...
  Title: Maddie's Dream (Marguerite Henry's Ponies of Chincoteague #1) Author: Catherine Hapka Publisher: Aladdin, 2014. 91 pages (per my Nook. Paperback is listed as 224 pages). Source: Library (digital) Publisher's...
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Middle Grade Review: Listen, Slowly
  Title:  Listen, Slowly Author: Thanhha Lai (my apologies to the author for not knowing how to reproduce the diacritical marks in her name) Publisher: Harper, 2015. 260 pages. Source: Library Summary:  12-year-old Mai Le is ready to spend the summer at the...
  Title:  Listen, Slowly Author: Thanhha Lai (my apologies to the author for not knowing how to reproduce the diacritical marks in her name) Publisher: Harper, 2015. 260 pages. Source: Library Summary:  12-year-old ...
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Friday Flash: The Forgotten Flowers
I've been away, taking my Eldest Son off to college, so there haven't been any posts this week. Hope no one missed me too much! Since I haven't posted, I'll not wait for Friday, but post this right away. I needed a story for this week, so for 900 words, I w...
I've been away, taking my Eldest Son off to college, so there haven't been any posts this week. Hope no one missed me too much! Since I haven't posted, I'll not wait for Friday, but post this right away. I needed a story for ...
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YA Review: Copper Sun, by Sharon Draper
Title: Copper Sun Author: Sharon Draper Publisher:  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006, 302 pages Source: Library Summary: Amari has a perfect life in her African village. Then the traders come...and these traders are after humans, not goods. Her family...
Title: Copper Sun Author: Sharon Draper Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006, 302 pages Source: Library Summary: Amari has a perfect life in her African village. Then the traders come...and these traders are af...
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Classic Review: Mark Twain's Roughing It
  Title: Roughing It Author: Mark Twain Original Publication: 1872. I read a digital copy from the Gutenberg project without page numbers, but paperbacks seem to run around 500 pages. Discussion: This is a discussion, and not a review, because who the heck ...
  Title: Roughing It Author: Mark Twain Original Publication: 1872. I read a digital copy from the Gutenberg project without page numbers, but paperbacks seem to run around 500 pages. Discussion: This is a discussio...
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A great read about a little-known piece of aviation history is now available for all eReaders!
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Photo Friday: Backpacking the Sierra Nevada
Okay, we've been here before. Me and backpacking photos, I mean (like every time I don't have a bit of flash fiction ready to go on a Friday!). This trip went into a new area, with a new family configuration--one of our sons was away for the whole month of ...
Okay, we've been here before. Me and backpacking photos, I mean (like every time I don't have a bit of flash fiction ready to go on a Friday!). This trip went into a new area, with a new family configuration--one of our sons ...
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Mystery Monday: Malice at the Palace
  Title: Malice at the Palace (A Royal Spyness Myster y) Author: Rhys Bowen Publisher: Berkley, 2015. 304 pages Source: Library Summary:  Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 35th in line for the British throne, is back from America and as broke as ever. Fortunately the...
  Title: Malice at the Palace (A Royal Spyness Myster</i>y) Author: Rhys Bowen Publisher: Berkley, 2015. 304 pages Source: Library Summary:  Lady Georgiana Rannoch, 35th in line for the British throne, is back from ...
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Photo Friday: Mesa Verde National Park
Back in June, en route from Colorado to Southern CA, we spent a couple of days at Mesa Verde National Park . That didn't give us a ton of time (it wasn't our first visit, so we didn't mind), but we had time enough to do a hike and take a tour of Balcony Hou...
Back in June, en route from Colorado to Southern CA, we spent a couple of days at Mesa Verde National Park. That didn't give us a ton of time (it wasn't our first visit, so we didn't mind), but we had time enough to do a hike...
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Middle Grade Monday: The Shadow of Atlantis by Wendy Leighton-Porter
Full disclosure #1: Ms. Leighton-Porter is a fellow BookElf author. That certainly inspired me to read her book, and may have influenced the following review. I believe the review to be fair and honest in any case.   Title: The Shadow of Atlantis (Shadows f...
Full disclosure #1: Ms. Leighton-Porter is a fellow BookElf author. That certainly inspired me to read her book, and may have influenced the following review. I believe the review to be fair and honest in any case.  Title: Th...
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YA Graphic Novel: Tomboy
Title: Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir Author: Liz Prince Publisher: Zest Books, 2014 . 255 pages Source: Library Summary:  This graphic novel explains what it was like for Liz Prince growing up "in the middle"--not a pink sort of girl, but not "one of the guys" e...
Title: Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir Author: Liz Prince Publisher: Zest Books, 2014. 255 pages Source: Library Summary:  This graphic novel explains what it was like for Liz Prince growing up "in the middle"--not a pink sort of gi...
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Writer, hiker, desperately fighting off middle age with a bike and a swimming pool.
Introduction
I grew up on Vashon Island in Washington State, and have lived in California since 1991.
Bragging rights
Have published two books, The Ninja Librarian and Return to Skunk Corners. The third and fourth books will be out within the year. And I have two teenaged sons and a spouse and survived a month-long road trip with all three last summer.
Education
  • Vashon Island High School
    1977 - 1981
  • Whiworth College (now University)
    English, 1981 - 1985
    BA with major in English, minor in Music, with coursework in elementary ed.
  • University of Washington
    English, 1987 - 1988
    MA in English
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    English, 1991 - 1995
    PhD., with dissertation on the Middle English Romance.
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