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After finishing her BA in International Studies at the University of Denver, Tonja Drecker spent many years in Europe devouring chocolate, cheese and wine while investigating the birth places of myths, legends and mysterious tales.
Currently she runs a small farm somewhere in the Ozarks and tries to keep up with her prize winning review blog, Bookworm for Kids.

Her debut novel MUSIC BOXES (Dancing Lemur Press, 2019) was named by BNKids Blog as one of the '5 New Middle Grade Summer Reads for Campfire Chills'.

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Tonja Drecker Don't give up. It can be a long, rocky road. Also, never underestimate the power of editing—that's where the real magic begins.
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Counting Princesses! by Yellow Fox Kids Press
"Perfect Book if Your Little Princess is Learning How to Count

There are so many little girls who are into the princess theme. This book would be right up those little girls’ alleys. It's a basic count-the-object, shape, or color book, but it features " Read more of this review »
Aretha Franklin by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara
"Little People, Big Dreams is by far my favourite children's book series! I absolutely adore these little non-fiction journeys showing us behind the scenes of many famous people. This time around it's Aretha Franklin! This is one famous lady with lots" Read more of this review »
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Baxter Meets His Monster by Jennifer  Hart
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Imagination radiates from every page in this tale about a sweet dog and a very unexpected monster.

Baxer the dog can't believe his eyes—something crashes a hole in his fence! With the fog, it's hard to see what it is, but it appears to be furry and hu
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Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
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Packed to the gills with emotional moments, action, romance, political issues, social issues, and aliens, this book doesn't leave a breath for boredom.

Sia's mother, an illegal alien living in the US since she was 6 months old, is caught by ICE and sh
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The Haunted by Danielle Vega
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I picked this one up thanks to the buzz I'd been hearing, and I'm a little disappointed.

Already with the prologue, I had huge doubts. The situation was okay. Not really creepy, but then, the writing distracted me quite a bit thanks to the overuse of
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Note: I did read the second book in the series before diving into this one, Since each book in the series starts where the last one left off, the series should be read as such and not each book as a stand-alone.

Back with the rebels, Ava now is facing
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Seven Rules of Time Travel by Roy Huff
"Quinn is a salesman who has had a few life blows. After he witnesses a truck bomb going off, he blacks out and awakens to find himself reliving the same day. He's in a time loop! Quinn repeats many of these loops at different times, all with the inte" Read more of this review »
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Mark Batterson
“I have a handful of prayers that I pray all the time... One is that God will put my books into the right hands at the right times. I've prayed this prayer thousands of times, and God has answered it in dramatic fashion countless times. The right book in the right hands at the right time can save a marriage, avert a mistake, demand a decision, plant a seed, conceive a dream, solve a problem, and prompt a prayer. That is why I write. And that's why, for me, a book sold is not a book sold; a book sold is a prayer answered. I don't know the name and situation of every reader, but God does, and that's all that matters.”
Mark Batterson, Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge

Edgar Allan Poe
“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
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J.T. Cope IV
“Money and a profession may buy you
freedom from attachments and the ability
to choose your own path, but it can never
buy you the deep relationships with God,
your spouse, or your children.”
J.T. Cope IV

Martin Luther
“The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.”
Martin Luther

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