Para-human Fantasy

A cryptid is a parahuman with a few animal-like traits. Shay, a high school senior is oblivious to the fact that she is one. Yes, she can see and communicate with ghosts and she has jet-black hair as deep and rich as a black cat. But, does that make her…

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The Beautiful Monster Series

Jeanne Bannon is the author of The Beautiful Monster Series. She says, “I’ve always loved to read about vampires, especially the Vampire Lestat books by Anne Rice. Another of my favorites is Salem’s Lot by Stephen King. My aim for Beautiful Monster was to remain true to the folklore and…

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Riches to Rags

Seventh grader Dylan Jones knew all about the good life. His family had lots of money so Dylan got what he wanted. Even so, everyone liked the boy because he was a carefree and happy child. Miss Wickware, Dylan’s history teacher saw potential in the youth, too. He just needed…

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Do we really need the death penalty?

After 1861, if a British subject committed piracy, arson, or murder, that individual could have been sentenced to death in the United Kingdom. Public opinion gradually turned against capital punishment when Timothy Evans was hanged in 1950 for killing his wife and baby. It was later uncovered that Reginald Christie…

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Frozen Heart Summer Thaw

Blaire Thompson is a junior at Dysart High School in Phoenix, Arizona. She has dreams of becoming an Olympic skater. Her dad is a Chief Master Sergeant (CMS) in the Air Force, so like most military brats she’s moved around a lot—Spain, Germany, South Carolina, and now Phoenix. Unfortunately, the summer…

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Grab your Louisville Slugger

We’ve all been home alone at night and perhaps frightened when the wind blows and windows rattle. I remember descending into the dark abyss of my childhood home with twin brother Elliott behind me, wielding his trusty Louisville Slugger to fight off boogiemen. Lisa, a college student, decides to surprise…

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4 YA Kindle Books Free on Amazon

Books are expensive, especially when they are bound by paper. Kindle books are a lot cheaper, but buy enough, and in time, that too will wear a hole in your pocket. So what can an enthusiastic reader do? Below you’ll find four YA books posted on Amazon for FREE. The…

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6 Cheap Places to Buy Books

Looking for an inexpensive book? Here are a few suggestions where you can purchase or even find a book for free. 1. Thrift Shops. Places like Goodwill, the American Cancer Society Discover Shops, and the Salvation Army are just a few examples of thrift shops that sell books for under…

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