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Find Your Crew Dawn_McClure
Calling all the introverts - genre by genre of course.
Developing Characters with Character with L.C. Hayden LC Hayden
Don't write flat, boring characters!
Mystery - Bury the Lead: Effective Ways to Hide Clues Without Hiding Them with Anna Denisch Amdenisch
Create a fictional case that readers won't be able to solve!

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Alaskan-based adventure FROZEN STIFF (Random House/Yearling) for middle-grade readers features 2 teen cousins who become hopelessly lost while kayaking in a remote fjord.

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Adventure/survival novel DEATH MOUNTAIN (Peachtree Pub.) is set in the rugged Sierra Nevada during a deadly electrical storm. Two teen girls become hopelessly lost in the massive mountain range. How will they survive without food, shelter, and life-saving supplies?

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ICE ISLAND (Random House/Yearling) is middle-grade adventure set in the brutal winter in Alaska.

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YA SKIN AND BONES is a quirky love story set in an Eating Disorders Hospital. "Bones," a 16-year-old male anorexic, falls for a dangerously manipulative female patient in the program.

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YA novel in verse, "PURPLE DAZE: A FAR-OUT TRIP, 1965," is set in a tumultuous time in history. The story follows 6 high school friends who are caught up in war, riots, and assassinations.

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Just Imagine: A New Life on an Old Boat

After years in the computer software industry, Michelle and Paul Caffrey quit their jobs, and sold everything they owned to buy a converted 1906 Dutch Barge, "Imagine." This true story is packed with the adventures -- and misadventures-- of their first year on the boat.

Just Imagine: A New Life on an Old Boat

Jade - Lost in Yellowstone

Based on the true story as told in the widely acclaimed Bring Jade Home, this beautifully illustrated children’s edition follows a lost Australian shepherd as she encounters grizzlies, wolves, bison, and other hazards in the wilds of Yellowstone National Park. For dog lovers of any age.

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Three siblings are sent to stay with their most feared relative - Great-Aunt Poppy. Of course, the siblings are terrified. Poppy is a witch! If the haunted house, crazy cats, and deadly spells aren’t bad enough, frightening howls grow ever closer. It will take all their bravery and wit to survive!

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Bring Jade Home: The True Story of a Dog Lost in Yellowstone

Bring Jade Home is the gripping true story of Jade, a young Australian shepherd, who disappears into Yellowstone's wilderness after a horrific car wreck. Despite their injuries and against doctor's orders, her owners David and Laura leave the Trauma Center to begin a desperate search.

Bring Jade Home: The True Story of a Dog Lost in Yellowstone

Coconut by Manuel Padilla Jr.

“Coconut” explores the often humorous, sometimes painful experiences of a Mexican-American family living during the turbulent 1960’s and 1970’s, a time when Latinos were treated as “wetbacks” despite being U.S. citizens. Like many during the time, they don't even speak Spanish.

Coconut by Manuel Padilla Jr.

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Airdrie, a Young Adult memoir by internationally-acclaimed artist, Margot McMahon shows the safe haven of her home called Airdrie while her parents are journalistically covering society change in the 1960s with art and writing.

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Mac and Irene: A WWII Saga is a love story, a war story and a way to bounce back. Their love is a lifeline to a shared passion for flying in airplanes that gets them through their WWII service.

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Artwork by illustrious Franklin McMahon gives clues to his daughter, internationally acclaimed sculpture, Margot McMahon in her memoir to discover until family history including his medaled WWII service and a century of artmaking in Chicago as well as the Adirondacks. Fasten your seatbelt and hang

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A Summer in Paradise

Book One - Croc Brothers Romance is set in Zanzibar, Australia, London and East Africa.

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Book Two - Croc Brothers Romance is set in Borneo, Miami, Zanzibar and East Africa.

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A Summer of Hope

Book Three - Croc Brothers Romance is set in Currumbin, Queensland, Australia.

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Beach Cottage Haven

Pepper Cassidy can wield a drop saw like most women use a nail file. But when she returns to Blueshell Beach, the last thing she needs is a sexy, unfriendly neighbour to distract her from the family cottage renovations. Keegan Dallas left the city for a peaceful life.

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A missing teenaged girl. A troubled town. And a journalist haunted by personal loss who uncovers the shocking secret about the girl’s disappearance—all while battling an authoritarian government using fear to control a populace recovering from a deadly pandemic.

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Even Immortals can't live forever. The last of her kind, Kiri wanders the world by day, hiding herself among humans. Never alone, always separate. No man ever succeeded in holding onto her. In seven thousand years, only one man ever made her question her fate. (written as Colette Maelys)

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Sun-Kissed: A Novel

Romance and swash-buckle are brewed into a supernatural adventure that delivers twists and turns to the bitter end. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09J7X8NTC

Sun-Kissed: A Novel

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Do you want to strengthen your fiction writing skills? In this ebook, an experienced author discusses issues that are rarely covered in books on fiction writing. It will provide insights that will improve your craft skills

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The Heart of Death

What’s dead is alive, what’s alive is dead… Now that the White Sorceress, Bringer of Life has been found, and the rightful King of Castilles restored to the throne, all that’s left to do is live happily ever after…until another ominous prophecy disrupts the peace.

The Heart of Death

A Thousand Years to Wait

Prophecies are meant to unfold on their own—they can’t be forced into fruition. Or can they? When a war-torn kingdom is on the cusp of falling to a usurping general, a young healer who doesn't believe in magic is called upon to help a prophecy transpire. She must embrace the magic or lose everything

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War and Money: Book 1

A rollercoaster sci-fi where Dax, low status and a non-conformist, is stuck in the middle of the unending aliens wars. It's 2187, and 15-year-olds are recruited to fight, and die, for the cause. But the "cause" isn't what it appears, and Dax plans to find the truth and save her friends and the Earth

War and Money: Book 1

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Author Joy E. Held

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