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Illustrator Interview with Eoghan Kerrigan for Zaria Fierce Book 2

Keira Gillett (Author): Greetings everyone! The second book in the trilogy, Zaria Fierce and the Enchanted Drakeland Sword  features some amazing artwork from Eoghan Kerrigan. Be sure to check…

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #18: How Do You Kill a Dementor?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #18: How Do You Kill a Dementor? (This article is humorous, not factual.) The answer can be found in a 1733 Daily Prophet article….

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If You Could Live in a YA Fantasy Book Series, Which Would You Choose and Why?

by Captain Yarr Hunger Games Because I love action and adventure in my stories. If I enjoy reading about it then I would defiantly like having the same…

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5 Free or Discounted Things to Do with Your Library Card

by First Mate Keira Did you know there’s more you can do with a library card other than check books and movies out? Depending on where you live…

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #25: How Did Hogwarts Get Modern Plumbing?

(This article is humorous, not factual.) The answer can be found in the revised standard edition of Hogwarts, A History. I have manage with great difficulty to tear…

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30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 2

Continuing on from last time’s 30 Books Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 1, today’s list also features books recommended for boys by boys (and grown-up boys)….

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Have You Ever Gone to an Author Signing?

I’ve been to a few author signings. My most interesting one was a time when I didn’t know I was attending one! I showed up at the bookstore…

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Character Casting for Zaria Fierce – Meet the Fierce Family

Greetings! You might have noticed some changes on the website recently. One of the sidebar widgets is displaying information about the book I wrote and self-published this month….

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5 Reasons to Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Before we start I think I should let readers know that I’ve done both: seen the movie before reading the book and reading the…

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12 Ways to Gear-up for a Catching Fire (Hunger Games) Party!

Who is excited for the release of Catching Fire this November? I know I am and I’ve been thinking about some party ideas for the big night. What’s…

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #12: How did Lily and James Potter thrice defy Voldemort?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #12: How did Lily and James Potter thrice defy Voldemort? (This article is humorous, not factual.) Everyone thought Trelawney was a hack, but she…

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Ingenious Way to Motivate Reluctant Readers

by First Mate Keira I stumbled on an ingenious way to motivate my two reluctant readers. The one doesn’t like reading and will only do it if the…

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What Type of Shoes Does Voldemort Wear?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What type of shoes does Voldemort wear? (This article is humorous, not factual.) I’ve unearthed in a 1995 Quibbler article with the answer…

If You Could Meet Any Fictional Character, Who Would You Choose?

by First Mate Keira I’ll go first! The fictional characters I’d most want to meet are the twins Fred and George Weasley. They count as one person, don’t…

30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 3

Continuing on from last time’s 30 Books Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 2, today’s list also features books recommended for boys by boys (and grown-up boys)….

The Top 3 Deadliest High Schools on TV

by First Mate Keira High school is a dark and dangerous place. It’s four years of trying to stay alive and ahead of the pack. You never know…

6 Reasons Why We Stop Reading a Book

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and Second Mate Embry Have you ever read a book that you feel like you absolutely can’t finish and you stop reading it? For…

How to Study like a Champ for School

by First Mate Keira The best study tips come from those who’ve used them and found that they work. They’ve been tried and tested. They get good grades….

Book Series Protagonists Face-Off: Boy vs Girl

by First Mate Keira When it comes to reading book series everybody has an opinion on the different aspects of the story. Some readers prefer third over first…

7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by Captain Lyaf Yarr A lot of kids I know don’t like to read. They say “why should I read? It’s just a waste of time!” I firmly…

5 Reasons Why You Should Read with a Buddy

by Captain Lyaf Yarr If your the type of person that loves to read but also loves hanging out and seeing your friends, then why not read with…

Be a Ninja Parent: Get Your Child Reading with Five Super Sneaky Moves

Are you tired of fighting your child on the importance of reading? Do you wish you could snuff the “I hate/can’t read” stubbornness and get them to read…

5 More Reasons You Should Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by Captain Lyaf Yarr As I revealed last time, I’ve done both scenarios: read the book first and seen the movie first. I am a firm believer now…

Battle of the Books

by First Mate Keira I first participated in Battle of the Books in fifth grade at elementary school. It was a real big deal because it the first…

5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Plenty of kids that I know find the library to be intimidating. I know that it’s not the case at all. Perhaps this is…