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Scattered Light – Poetic Works Available Now!

Scattered Light – Poetic Works Available Now!

Scattered Light, the Poetic Works of Jason JG Carnrike The time has arrived! My collection of poetry, Scattered Light, is available today. Get your digital copy from Amazon and Barnes & Noble now. Paperback, Kobo and iTunes will be available soon. Scattered Light is a poetry collection spanning many years and many loves, valleys of heartache, and summits of splendor. Children’s…

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Book Spotlight: Haven of Dante

Book Spotlight: Haven of Dante

Book Spotlight on Haven of Dante It’s time to shed a light on a new deserving title. This time, it’s not exactly a children’s book, but it does have some fantastic pictures! Haven of Dante is a graphic novel by the very talented Leonardo Ramirez, illustrated by Davy Fisher, and is currently out for preorder at Amazon….

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Official Press Release for the Jupiter Chronicles Animated Short

Official Press Release for the Jupiter Chronicles Animated Short

I’ve written about the steampunk sub-genre of literature on this site a few times. Specifically, I’ve written about a steampunk series for reluctant readers called The Jupiter Chronicles. And with good reason. It’s a series that I think can be truly helpful for young readers and make a positive impact, whether they realize it or…

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Steampunk: The Next Big Thing?

Steampunk: The Next Big Thing?

I was just talking with my fiance the other day about how I think steampunk could be the next big trend in literature, especially for the young adult market. So, what is steampunk? From wikipedia: Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization…

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Book Spotlight: Little Red Chair

I obviously don’t do book spotlights very often. But I recently received a submission that I feel definitely deserves some attention. So, here’s my Book Spotlight on Little Red Chair Little Red Chair is a story book for children written by Keith Serpa, from Encouraging Souls Records and Publishing. But it’s much more than that….

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Book Spotlight: The Ice Orphan of Ganymede

Not too long ago, I had the privilege of shining a spotlight on book one from The Jupiter Chronicles series, The Secret of the Great Red Spot. Now, I’m lucky enough to do a book spotlight on book two of this fascinating series, The Ice Orphan of Ganymede, by Leonardo Ramirez. “The Jupiter Chronicles: The…

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Top Ten Most Unique Books for Kids

Top Ten Most Unique Books for Kids

Thundar the Mighty, my series of chapter books releasing in March from Nevermore Press, is a fairly unique spin on traditional fantasy style stories for kids. Thundar is a powerful, respected king who fights for his country of Astoria against dragons, witches and more. He does this all while dealing with his Really Unpredictable Multiple…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About: Maurice Sendak

The recently departed and fondly remembered Maurice Sendak is one of the most famous, treasured and controversial author/illustrators for children in modern times. Many of us know him for his award winning book Where the Wild Things Are, but did you know that he illustrated more than 80 books for other authors before authoring one…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About: Rebecca A Wrigley

Rebecca A Wrigley was born, lives and writes in the San Francisco Bay Area. She fell in love with stories when she was a little girl and her grandmother read her fairy tales without pictures, explaining that she had to see them in her head. She grew up and worked nine years for Walt Disney…

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Book Spotlight: The Jupiter Chronicles

I’m very excited to be spotlighting The Jupiter Chronicles: The Secret of the Great Red Spot, a steampunk chapter book by Leonardo Ramirez. Paperback: 90 pages Publisher: Leonardoverse, LLC (September 15, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0615633331 ISBN-13: 978-0615633336 It is the year 1892 and Ian and Callie Castillo have had to suffer the hardships of…

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