September 2017 | Norma Hinkens

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Book Recommendations for YA Fans of “Stranger Things”

  • September 25, 2017

At some point, every writer gets stuck. For some authors, that’s staring down a blank page for hours, or struggling to write a difficult scene, or you realize you have a potential plot hole to handle. It’s a good idea to get up and move around, do something different. That’s how I found myself binge-watching […]

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Cozy YA Books for Fall Reading

  • September 11, 2017

I mark the official start of fall as September 1, aka the annual departure of the Hogwarts Express at King’s Cross Station for another year at Hogwarts. Starbucks has usually already started putting Pumpkin Spice Lattes on the menu, and by then, it’s all over: fall is here. For many book lovers, fall is the […]

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5 Favorite Epistolary Young Adult Novels

  • September 4, 2017

Though the traditional definition of an epistolary is a novel defined as “a novel written in the form of a series of letters,” contemporary epistolary ya novels cleverly incorporate all kinds of modern “letters.” Whether you’re checking your email, rereading your latest text conversations, or scrolling through your social media updates—this writing all makes up the twenty-first century […]

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Girl of Fire Takes Kindle Book Award!

  • September 2, 2017

What a day this has been! Just found out that Girl of Fire is a semi-finalist in the 2017 Kindle Book Awards and the Gold Medalist in the Reader’s Favorite Young Adult Sci-fi category! The Kindle Book Awards will announce the Finalists on October 1st, and the Winners on November 1st, so stay tuned! I’m so honored […]

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