Tag: young adult

Five Feet Apart propelled by poignant story of survival, love, and sacrifice

Occasionally, I am at odds with many movie critics. Such is the case for Five…

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Isabella sails into gold at the FAPA President’s Awards

Tortuga Bay continues to generate enthusiasm and accolades as 2016 moves into its final months….

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Will Tracy Lawson’s novels become this generation’s Ayn Rand substitute?

By SR Staley Resist, the second novel in Tracy Lawson’s Resistance Series, picks up right…

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The unrocognized depth of the Divergent Triology

By Claire W. Staley Popular books often become the target of criticism simply because they…

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Modern fiction for the modern classroom: Round 1

By Claire W. Staley In an earlier post, I discussed why today’s students have a…

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The case for modern teen & YA fiction in school classrooms

by Claire W. Staley Some people tell me that they wish they read as much…

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Lessons in Writing Styles: Cussler vs. Clancy vs. Staley

One of the great benefits of Beta Readers–those brave souls willing to read drafts of…

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New Novel, “Counteract,” Asks What We Would Do to Preserve Our Freedom

My friend Tracy Lawson is launching her newest dystopian thriller, Counteract, the first of a…

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Tracy Lawson launches new book

On Tuesday, August 5th, novelist Tracy Lawson launches her new novel Counteract. Check out this…

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