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December 21, 2014

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Boy Hijinks: Independent Readers with Male Protagonists│ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

dog days

From adventurous ants to budding magicians and reluctant dog walkers to intrepid big brothers, the characters in the following independent readers tackle friendship woes, class projects, and new hobbies.

Pictures of the Week: Authors Celebrate at Abrams Books

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Authors Chris Raschka, Lauren Myracle, and others came together for a night of festivities at Abrams Books.

Romance Roundup, Summer Style!

Romance Roundup, Summer Style!

The weather is getting colder, Starbucks broke out the red holiday cups , and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. But let’s go back to that happier—and warmer—time in late August when two novels about love were published: The Beginning of Everything and The Infinite Moment of Us. These two books aren’t on our long […]

Review: The Infinite Moment of Us

The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle. Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams. 2013. Review from ARC from publisher. The Plot: It’s the summer after high school graduation. Wren is a good girl, who has always done the right thing, especially when it comes to her parent’s expectations. Come fall, she’s supposed to be […]

Interview: Why Lauren Myracle’s Proud to Top ALA’s List of Most Challenged Books

Lauren Myracle

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, an annual event that celebrates the freedom to read. We caught up by email with bestselling author Lauren Myracle, who ranked number one on the American Library Association’s top 10 most frequently challenged books in 2011 and 2009—and who also made the list in 2008 and 2007.