Tim J. Myers

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Tim J. Myers is a writer, songwriter, storyteller, and lecturer at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley. His"Glad to Be Dad: A Call to Fatherhood" is out from Familius and "Nectar of Story: Poems" from BlazeVox. He has 15 children's books out and one on the way. His children’s books have won recognition from the New York Times, NPR, the Smithsonian, Nickelodeon, and others. He’s published over 130 poems, won a first prize in a poetry contest judged by John Updike, has a poetry chapbook out, won a major prize in science fiction, was nominated for two Pushcarts, and has published much other fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. He recently won the West Coast Songwriters Saratoga Chapter Song of the Year award. His website is ww ...more

Review of Garth Nix's "Goldenhand"

When it comes to fantasy novels there is, naturally, a wide range of literary quality—to the point that many readers are put off by the whole genre. If you're in that category, try Garth Nix's Abhorsen books; I think you'll change your tune. "Goldenhand," his latest in the series, reminded me of this in the most powerful way possible.

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Published on August 08, 2016 13:45 Tags: abhorsen, abhorsen-series, fantasy, fantasy-novel, garth-nix, goldenhand, great-fantasy, ya-fantasy
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Dear Beast Loveliness: Poems of the Body (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: Poetry about the human body
"Glad to Be Dad: A Call to Fatherhood" (Parenting & Families)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: A realistic but also hilarious description of two hours of actual parenting
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1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:34PM
Description: A poetry chapbook focusing on language, human speech, the tongue, and other related matters.
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Description: Poems for bedtime--some sleepy, some wild and fun!
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