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Nora Shalaway Carpenter holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Before she wrote books, she served as associate editor of Wonderful West Virginia magazine and has been a Certified Yoga Teacher since 2012. Originally from rural West Virginia, she currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina with her husband, three young children, and one not-so-young dog. Learn more at www.noracarpenterwrites.com or follow her on Instagram @noracarpenterwrites and Twitter @norawritesbooks.
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The Edge of Anything by Nora Shalaway Carpenter
"(ARC) I absolutely loved this book. I love this story and all the energy behind it. It’s sure to be so helpful to kids who are hiding and spiraling, and some of the phrases just killed me. I especially loved that the ketchup “exhaled its blob”, but t" Read more of this review »
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"I’m having trouble finding the words to describe how special and beautiful this book is, even though I’ve been telling everyone about it for days. I loved it so much. It made me not just cry but SOB, from both happiness and sadness. All the character" Read more of this review »
The Edge of Anything by Nora Shalaway Carpenter
"So much emphasis is placed on young people being tough and capable, able to handle conflict and strife, and overcome any situation through strength and determination. But what do you do when faced with a challenge that is truly out of your control? W" Read more of this review »
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"Nora Shalaway Carpenter’s debut young adult novel The Edge of Anything (Running Press Teens) is a book that we don’t so much simply read but rather become part of its lifelike rhythms and textures. At first, we are taken in by the thoughts and activi" Read more of this review »
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Everything I Thought I Knew by Shannon Takaoka
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This is an excellent read. It's got sports (surfing), mystery, a sweet romance, and coming to terms with life-alternating circumstances. As a bonus, there's also a mystical element which I'm still trying to wrap my head around (but in a good way!) Th ...more
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Prepare for feelings, readers. If you've read the description, you know this book dives into tough topics. One of my favorite aspects of the book is the relationship between the main character and her boyfriend. He is a totally decent guy and one of ...more
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I LOVED this book. I don't high cap LOVE a lot of stories, but this one I really did. I read it out loud to my 8 yo and 5 yo sons and they loved it, too. They asked if we could order the next one (which we did.) Rosewater does an excellent job of int ...more
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