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INVASIVE by Chuck Wendig

Or “How I Learned to Start Worrying and Fear Hockey Pucks” So I finished INVASIVE within 48 hours of starting it. I highly recommend doing this. It’s not that the book is so good as to warrant dangerously speedy devouring. … Continue reading

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FRONTLINES by Michael Grant

Before I begin the post about this jarringly good book, I do have to admit that I’ve read nearly every word Michael Grant and his wife Katherine Applegate have written since I was about 9 years old, and loved the lot. … Continue reading

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A Natural History of Dragons

I don’t review books very often anymore. I could politely lie and say it’s because the life of a published author is busy, but my Youtube history would soundly refute that statement. The truth of it is that I haven’t … Continue reading

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SQUARRIORS Review (Alternate Title: Reclusive Writer Pummels You With Awesome)

It has been many, many days since I have been moved by a book so strongly that it compels me to recommend it—or wave it in front of people’s faces like a deranged maniac praising its awesomeness. I’m not really … Continue reading

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Sorta Like Legos

Hello, Dear Reader. Welcome back. Well, unless you’re a new reader, Dear Reader. And let’s face it, you’re likely new. In which case, welcome. For those not in the know, I’m Ian Hiatt. I know, the www.ianhiatt.com thing probably threw … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Love The Outline: Guest Post by Kat Ellis!

I know, I know. I’ve been all silent-like. And I owe you folks a book review (of a book I haven’t had a moment to sit down and read…) To make up for this long period of deathly quietness here … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Young Adult Writing VIDEO!!!

So, for anyone not aware, I recently finished my graduate degree!!! Woo!!! I’ll soon be the proud owner of a Master of Education in Instructional Technology. For one of my final classes, I was allowed to dive into my lovely … Continue reading

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An Indie Bookstore that Resembles Heaven

Dear Readers…I have to issue a warning here. I have many readers/followers/people-getting-my-blog-posts-clogging-their-RSS-feeds that are not from my area. Not from my state, time zone, or even country. But, I hope, I have a few in my region. To the first … Continue reading

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