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Thomas Hoobler

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Thomas Hoobler has written nearly 100 books with his wife Dorothy, and some more by himself. The Hooblers are the co-authors of the Samurai Detective Series, which tells the adventures of a boy in 18th century Japan who helps his samurai father solve mysteries. The third book in the series, IN DARKNESS, DEATH, won an Edgar as the Best YA mystery of 2004. The Washington Post also chose the book as one of the Best Children's books of that year. Tom won $500,000 on the quiz show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, making it easier for the Hooblers to follow their career. They have written history for children, young adults, and adults. ...more

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Be Careful What You Witch for

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Dr. Chill's Project

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Moved onto Barnes & Noble

November 14, 2009
Just saw my first exclusively e-book, "Be Careful What You Witch For," up for sale on the Barnes & Noble website for its e-book reader, Nook. The wonderful cover that my daughter designed looks great! If you haven't heard about the novel, it's a YA story (which, as usual, I hope adults will read with pleasure too) about Olivia, a girl who comes to visit her aunt in New York City w Read more of this blog post »
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"This was such a fun book. The characters were fantastic. I loved all of them both major and minor characters. The writing was great and funny. There were some great messages for teens in this without being preachy. I'm so looking forward to the seque" Read more of this review »
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This was a fun, easy read. The main character, Olivia, has movie star parents, but chooses to go stay with her aunt in New York instead of going away to a place where she can ski and have fun." Read more of this review »
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"I received this book for an honest review. I perked right up when it came across that there was a YA paranormal to be reviewed. I hadn’t read one in a while and wanted another. Well, I definitely got it. This is a really good story. I want to tell yo" Read more of this review »
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