Roger Eschbacher

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An avid reader and bookmobile devotee since he was a little kid, Roger Eschbacher lives and works in Los Angeles. In addition to writing fantasy and sci-fi adventure novels, he's also written children's picture books and is an Emmy-nominated TV animation writer.

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Roger Eschbacher My favorite fictional couple would have to be Arwen and Aragorn from "The Lord of the Rings." There is much sadness in their shared past and future,…moreMy favorite fictional couple would have to be Arwen and Aragorn from "The Lord of the Rings." There is much sadness in their shared past and future, yet their love remains undeniable and, ultimately, there is great hope, too.(less)
Roger Eschbacher Easy...Middle Earth. Every few years I reread the LOTR books, and each time I finish them, I'm sad that I can't live there. What would I do? I've…moreEasy...Middle Earth. Every few years I reread the LOTR books, and each time I finish them, I'm sad that I can't live there. What would I do? I've always been drawn to the Maiar (wizards) and the Dúnedain (Men of the West, descendants of the Númenóreans), so, hopefully, I would be an honorable member of one of those groups.(less)
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Undrastormur

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Avengers: Endgame - Official Trailer - Animated Version

Cool animated version of the Avengers: Endgame trailer!

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Ghost Star by Roger Eschbacher
"Ghost Star is a rollicking good space opera for young readers. Anyone from reading age to mid-teens will enjoy it.

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Nolo Bray, a member of the Ruam race from the planet Tac, is the most elusive smuggler the galaxy. The book opens as his ship, th..." Read more of this review »
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Pandora Gets Jealous by Carolyn Hennesy
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Pandora brings a box (THE box) to school for her project and when it accidentally gets opened, has to round up all of the bad stuff that escaped within a year . . . or else! Filled with tons of heart and humor, "Pandora Gets Jealous" is a fun, well-w ...more
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Palm Trees and Snowflakes by Scott Bury
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A fun and fast-paced read, "Palm Trees and Snowflakes" is a welcome continuation of the "Hawaiian Storm" mystery series. This time, FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm does battle with a shady operation that's trying to saturate Honolulu (and beyond) wit ...more
Bring On the Magic by Brian Clopper
"Quirky, witty and “magically” engaging, Brian Clopper’s BRING ON THE MAGIC is another brilliant addition to topnotch middlegrade/ya reading for ANYONE who is young at heart!

Randall Flood has been on a mission to capture magical monsters for the p..." Read more of this review »
Bring On the Magic by Brian Clopper
"I've read all of Brian Clopper's books, and this feels very familiar in a good way: plenty of excitement, magic, weird and wonderful beasts, and a touch of romance.

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A young wizard, Randall Flood, and a talking spell book, Chuck, team up to protect the mythical creatures and raw magic that have begun to seep back into our modern world. All seems to be going well until Randall develops a nagging suspicion that his ...more
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Sasquatch Detective Special (2018-) #1 by Brandee Stilwell
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Love the writing and love the art. This is a funny, great-looking comic that I'm hoping to see a lot more of!
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“The pen is mightier than the sword unless it's a real sword in which case the guy with the pen should run away fast.”
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Roger Eschbacher Hi, everyone! My latest book, GHOST STAR is currently (and for the next 28 days) involved in a Kindle Scout campaign for publication on Amazon. I'm asking for your support and would be grateful if you popped over to the Kindle Scout site and nominated my book. Thank you!
Roger

https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/K0R7...


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Roger Eschbacher 86 "Likes" on my FB book page! Not as impressive as some people's, but it makes me proud. Anyone care to help me make it to 100?

https://www.facebook.com/RogerEschbac...


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Roger Eschbacher Tracy wrote: "Looks like we've read and enjoyed some of the same things."

It does! I'll be interested in learning what you think about "Children of Hurin." As you'll see if you take a look at my review, I had some, uh, "problems" with it.


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Roger Eschbacher Carole wrote: "Hi, delighted. Thank you for the add."

You're welcome, Carole. Very nice to meet you!


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Roger Eschbacher Jill wrote: "Hello Roger, Lovely to meet you here. Thank you for your friendship."

My pleasure, Jill. Nice to meet you, too!


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Roger Eschbacher Melissa wrote: "Thanks for the friend request! I haven't read LOTR yet, but I did read (and love) the Hobbit!

Looking forward to sharing books with you!
Melissa
writergrrlreads.blogspot.com"


Thanks, Melissa! If you liked the Hobbit, I think you'll enjoy, LOTR. It's a challenging read, but very satisfying.
Roger


message 8: by Roger

Roger Eschbacher Hey folks -- Thought I'd give you an update on a book giveaway I'm running (for a little while longer).

BOOK GIVEAWAY: 2 Days left to sign up to win a free copy of "Urchin King," a historical fantasy novel by Katharina Gerlach (@CatGerlach).

Please head on over to my blog for contest details:

http://ow.ly/9GcgS

Thank you!


message 7: by Tracy

Tracy Looks like we've read and enjoyed some of the same things.


Carole Gill Hi, delighted. Thank you for the add.


message 5: by Jill

Jill Hello Roger, Lovely to meet you here. Thank you for your friendship.


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Roger Eschbacher Hi Danielle. Nice to meet you.


Melissa Thanks for the friend request! I haven't read LOTR yet, but I did read (and love) the Hobbit!

Looking forward to sharing books with you!
Melissa
writergrrlreads.blogspot.com


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Roger Eschbacher Okay, I think I've seen the commercial for "The Help" more times than any other commercial in my entire life.


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