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Entries from August 2009

Blogger of the Tour ~ North! or Be Eaten

August 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

And we have a winner. Congratulations to Becky from Becky’s Book Reviews.

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Balanced Reviews

August 27th, 2009 · 14 Comments

Micheal Stearns recently posted about reviews on Goodreads which spawned a discussion about book reviews written by writers, editors, and agents. Is it damaging to a career to write negative reviews? One of the comments made in the discussion really makes me sad. Rita, the commenter, said, in part: At the SCBWI summer conference an […]

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Tags: Integrity · Review Tips

North! or Be Eaten ~ Wrap Up

August 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

So we ended up 17 blogs involved and 29 posts. These including 12 reviews, 1 discussion of Mr. Peterson’s music, and a lot of talk about his characters, his artwork, and his story. Three-day bloggers eligible for the gift certificate are: Becky at A Christian Worldview of Fiction: post 1, post 2, post 3 Becky at […]

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North! and Still Not Eaten

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

OK so by now we all know the Igibys were not eaten. Whew! Huge apologies, first, to Jason Joyner, from Spoiled for the Ordinary, who joined the tour this time and was inadvertently left out of the list of participating bloggers. Please go by and read his review. Other Saturday posts: Becky’s review at A Christian […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Middle Grade

North or Be Eaten ~ the Trek Continues

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off

Day two of the North or Be Eaten Blog Tour brings us these fine posts: A review from the 160 Acre Woods Becky at, A Christian Worldview of Fiction, urges her readers to buy and read the first book, first. At Becky’s Book Reviews, Becky sings Andrew’s praises and gives us several song clips. A […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Middle Grade

North or Be Eaten ~ Day One Blog Tour Roundup

August 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Today is the first day of blog tour for North or Be Eaten, the second book in Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Saga. Here are the posts that have come in so far today: Several of us posted or linked to our review of the first book in the Wingfeather Saga, On the Edge of the Dark Sea […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Middle Grade

Andrew Peterson ~ The Particulars

August 19th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Jump onboard the blog tour and head North or Be Eaten. North or Be Eaten, the second in Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Trilogy, is on tour this week! The Amazon link we will use is: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1400073871 You are welcome to use your own Amazon link as well, but please do use this specific link at least […]

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Tags: Fantasy · Middle Grade

Old Stars Still Shining

August 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

Just got my Southern Breeze Newsletter and saw this: Mary Ann Rodman’s JIMMY’S STARS was named to the National Assoc. of Social Studies Teachers Best Trade Books list, as well as Booklist’s 10 Best Historical Fiction books of 2008, and a Bank Street College Best Book. Both SURPRISE SOUP (Viking) and A TREE FOR EMMY […]

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Tags: Author Promotion · Awards · History · Picture Books