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Blossom Spring accepts fiction and nonfiction

October 15, 2018

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Blossom Spring Publishing is an independent publishing house based in the United Kingdom with world-wide distribution. They accept unsolicited manuscripts. In particular they are interested in the following: Fiction commercial women’s fiction, including historical romance and saga crime and psychological thrillers paranormal and mystery children’s fiction Nonfiction humor health & well-being food and drink FYI:  […]

AMP is looking for new authors and new ideas

October 2, 2018

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Andrews McMeel Publishing (AMP) is a leading publisher of humor, inspiration, poetry, and middle grade children’s books, publishing as many as 150 new titles annually. AMP is also the premier calendar publisher in the country, annually publishing calendars based on many top-selling properties. They are looking for new authors and new book and calendar ideas. […]

Review: The Tyler Files #1 Smarty Pants

August 21, 2017

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The Tyler Files:  #1 Smarty Pants Written by Brian Rock Illustrated by Joshua Dawson First Light Publishing September 2017 108 pages In this first book in the Tyler Files trilogy, 10-year old Tyler is having a perfectly normal day at school when, in the middle of Science class, his pants start talking. From telling corny […]

Review: Summer on Earth

August 1, 2017

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Summer on Earth By Peter Thompson Persnickety Press August 2017 296 pages One summer night just before bed, 11-year old Grady Johnson made a wish upon a shooting star. Or so he thought. The star was actually a small alien spaceship crash landing near the creek on his farm. Ralwil Turth, the pilot and only […]

Review: “Bow-Wow-Meow”

June 6, 2017

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Bow-Wow-Meow Written by Bianca Lacasa Illustrated by Gómez NubeOcho May 2017 40 pages Fabio is a beagle with a major identity issue. He doesn’t do normal dog stuff like wag his tail, or play fetch, or even bark. When his boy Max shouts “Bow-wow,” he just looks puzzled. To Max’s complete surprise he discovers that […]

Review: Dirt

June 1, 2017

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Dirt By Denise Orenstein Scholastic Press July 2017 224 pages Pippi Longstocking meets Black Beauty in this satisfying summer read. Eleven-year old Yonder lives with her dad in a little crooked house in Shelter, Vermont. When her mom died four years earlier her dad said, “We can choose to stop moving up that rocky path […]

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 […]