No agent needed at Regal House Publishing

May 24, 2017

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Regal House Publishing is an independent press located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Their imprint Fitzroy Books publishes middle grade, young adult and new adult fiction. Pact Press is their social impact imprint featuring books that promote diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. Regal House offers an alternative to traditional publishing or self-publishing for literary fiction authors. They […]

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Review: Fish Girl

May 17, 2017

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Fish Girl Written by Donna Jo Napoli & David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner Clarion Books March 2017 192 pages Napoli and Wiesner team up for this graphic novel, which is a modern-day slant on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” Fish Girl is the main attraction at Ocean Wonders. Not just any boardwalk aquarium, […]

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Third Flatiron wants sci-fi & fantasy shorts for anthology

May 9, 2017

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Third Flatiron Publishing is based in Boulder, Colorado, and Ayr, Scotland. They are looking for submissions to their slipstream anthology title “Strange Beasties.” Slipstream is a kind of fantastic or non-realistic fiction that crosses conventional genre boundaries between science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. Are you itching to invent your own odd literary devices or […]

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Review: The Year of the Garden

May 2, 2017

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The Year of the Garden Written by Andrea Cheng Illustrated by Patrice Barton Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers April 2017 128 pages The Year of the Garden is a prequel to The Year of series by Andrea Cheng, who passed away in 2015. This episode establishes the friendship between Anna Wang and Laura […]

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Review: Then She Was Born

April 25, 2017

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Then She Was Born By Cristiano Gentili Translated by Lori Hetherington #HelpAfricanAlbinos January 2017 315 pages Born in a small village in Tanzania, the newborn girl is albino. Unlike the rest of the dark-skinned villagers, her skin is white due to lack of melanin. Her father is horrified and blames her mother who cruelly rejects […]

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Review: Olivia the Spy

April 20, 2017

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Olivia the Spy By Ian Falconer Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1230 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020 April 2017 40 pages After a five-year absence from the literary stage Olivia, the usually flamboyant dancing pig makes a surreptitious return. In this episode, Olivia and her mother are having issues. Olivia is offended […]

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S&H Publishing wants contemporary women’s fiction

April 10, 2017

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S&H Publishing wants exciting new books that entertain, inspire, and inform. Just as the contemporary woman is not restricted by genre or age, talent is not restricted by distance or national borders. The team at S&H Publishing believes that every book is a business, and the publisher is the venture capitalist of that book’s business. […]

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