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Jennifer Chambliss Bertman is the New York Times bestselling author of the Book Scavenger series (Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt/Macmillan). Book Scavenger is a New York Times bestseller, an Indie Next Kids’ Top Ten Pick, a Banks Street College Best Book of the Year, an Amazon Best Book of the Year, an NCTE Notable Children's Book, and has been nominated for 18 state award lists. The Unbreakable Code is a New York Times bestseller and Junior Library Guild selection. The third book in the series, The Alcatraz Escape, will be published in May 2018. The series is being translated into twelve languages. Jennifer has an MFA in Creative Writing and worked in publishing for over a decade before becoming a children’s book author. More informati ...more

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Making a Plan to Tackle My Revision, Part I

This year for newsletter subscribers, I’m sharing about my process as I work on my next middle-grade mystery. I’ll repost here on my blog a few weeks after they appear in the newsletter, but if you want to follow my writing process closer to real-time, or you don’t want to miss out on my monthly Book Love giveaways, or you want to be the first to hear Book Scavenger updates and other bookish fun,

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I hope fans of Book Scavenger like this sequel as much as I do! I turned in the copyedits for this book yesterday and am so happy with how the story came together. (I'm the author of this book, in case that wasn't obvious.) ...more
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I had so much fun writing this third Book Scavenger mystery, and I hope readers enjoy it too!
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“Negativity has never been a friend to anyone.”
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“I appreciate my customers. And many of them are fine, fine people. But not all book people are good people. Don't mistake shared interests with shared ethics." He tapped his pointy cap. "There's some wizardly wisdom for you today.”
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Richard Ward Hello Jennifer,

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