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Top Drawer News — Children’s Book Week Giveaway

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If you’re a reader, you remember your favorite childhood book. And, no matter how much time has passed since you were a child, you can quote lines from the story and describe the hero and the setting. The book—whether a mystery, humor, horror, or science fiction—became part of your own story.

That’s the power of books, and the power of reading, and that’s one reason for Children’s Book Week, an annual celebration of reading.

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Top Drawer News — One Writer’s Journey

Author, editor and blogger Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz is hosting us on her blog, One Writer’s Journey, today. In addition to being a multi-published author of books for children and adults, Penny’s a great interviewer, and we had fun answering her questions about our writing. We talked about our first book, The SkyHorse, and our most recent book, Walled In, and…

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Essay — Myth or Fact?

April 3, 2014, is the five hundred and first anniversary of the day Juan Ponce de León set foot on the peninsula now known as Florida. He traveled here from Spain with three ships and sighted Florida on Easter week. The name he gave his discovery, La Florida, is based on Spain’s Easter celebration, Feast of the Flowers. Last year,…

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Top Drawer News — Book Birthday!

Sometimes we get busy here in Carpenter Country and the days slip past before we take the opportunity to acknowledge them. But there are special days we always like to pause and remember—BIRTHDAYS! March is the month for a BIG BIRTHDAY! Our first book, a young adult novel, The SkyHorse, was born in March of 2012. That’s right—Zephyr the winged…

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Top Drawer News — The First Amaryllis

Spring has arrived in Carpenter Country, and here’s the proof. And I think, if you listen closely In the sweet glad days of spring, With the song of the brook, the breeze, and the birds, You can hear the flowers sing. ~Helen Isabel Moorhouse ***

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Top Drawer News — Review of Jack!

Some time ago, book reviewer Jonel Boyko added our novella, Jack and The Fountain of Youth, to her extensive reading list. Jonel’s an in-demand reviewer, primarily because she’s that rare kind of reviewer–one who expresses her honest opinion AND tells why and how she formed that opinion. In addition, she’s generous, sharing her reviews with her audience on her blog,…

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Top Drawer News — Author Interview

We completed an in-depth author interview at Smashwords–okay, we answered ten questions, and since we picked the questions and wrote the answers ourselves, they’re all flattering. 🙂 Hey, an author’s work is never done! And because we like to spread the work around here in Carpenter Country, we’re asking you, dear reader, to head on over to the interview, and…read it.…

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Top Drawer Tip — Bargain e-Books

Are you a reader looking for reasonably priced e-books? Are you a writer looking for a place to connect with readers looking for reasonably priced e-books? In either case, Bargain e-Books is the site you’ve been searching for. Blog owner and author Holly Hook spotlights a new book every day, and sends emails to subscribers detailing the book’s title, author,…

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