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The Best of Pub Crawl 2012

491 pages. 206,476 words. What am I referring to, you might ask??? 3 novels? 25 chapter books? 516 picture books? 5,160 greeting cards?? No. It’s much more than that. I am referring to hard work, dear readers. Over the past year, PubCrawl has brought you advice, facts and information about publishing, interesting interviews, book recommendations, and also…pictures of cute dogs. They have given you content for an ENTIRE YEAR in just 206,476 words. I volunteered for the task of perusing our archives […]

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Celebrating Halloween with Scary Story Recommendations

In the Halloween spirit, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite scary stories—books, movies, tv shows, etc. After you light your jack-o-lantern tonight and indulge on some candy, perhaps you should try one of these recommendations. Everyone likes a good scare, right? Julie Eshbaugh One of my all-time favorite scary movies is The Thing. *shivers* I just need to see an image of a polar landscape and terror starts to rise up in me! For novels […]

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Back to school! Favorite and least favorite assigned books!

It’s the beginning of September and you know what that means… school is back in session! Some people approach the first day of school filled with dread, others are pumped to get their learning on. No matter what, I hope you all approach the first day of school with some singing and dancing! To celebrate the new school year, I asked my fellow Pub Crawlers their favorite and least favorite books they were assigned in […]

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Too Edgy for Teens? Not Likely.

If there’s one thing that almost always amuses me, it’s when a writer tells me they don’t think their book could be published as YA because it’s too edgy or mature. 9 times out of 10, when I ask exactly what the content is, it turns out to be pretty tame compared to what’s already out there—heavy make out scenes! A couple of alcoholic drinks and a whole lot of cuss words! In other words, […]

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Special Friday the 13th Question: Superstitions

Rachel Seigel My biggest superstition is the “knock on wood” expression. I probably over-use it to be honest, but some part of me thinks if I don’t say it I’ll jinx myself! I also don’t know if you can call it a supersition exactly, but if I’m out at night I always look for a star and wish for the thing I most want to have happen. I suppose it’s superstitious because I sort of […]

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