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Contest winners revealed!

Brigid Alverson

The envelope, please! Actually, it wasn’t an envelope, it was a bowl with carefully folded pieces of paper in it, on which were written the names of each of the entrants in our Color of Earth giveaway. In order to ensure a truly random drawing, I had my four-year-old neice pick the winners; like many [...]

Review: The Return of King Doug

Katherine Dacey

Meet Doug Peterson. He’s a textbook slacker, a 33-year-old who dropped out of college, quit his job, and alienated his wife, and now finds himself living in a spartan bachelor pad. Worse still, Doug clings to adolescent fantasies of becoming a novelist, an actor, or a rock musician, despite his complete and utter lack of [...]

Review: Robot City Adventures, books 1-2

Snow Wildsmith

Danger is afoot in Robot City! In this sprawling metropolis, people and robots live side-by-side happily, but peace is not always a guarantee. Luckily, whether the danger is natural or manmade, there’s always someone ready to save the day. When a massive storm threatens the crew of an oil rig, Curtis, the Colossal Coast-Guard Robot [...]

Links: An app for the teacher

Brigid Alverson

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Roundtable: Books We Wish We Could Have

Eva Volin

In life, I’m a pretty lucky person.  I have a beautiful family, wonderful friends, and I get to read an amazing amount of fantastic books.  But here’s the thing: I’d like to be luckier.  I’d like my beautiful parents to stop offering quite so many "helpful suggestions," I’d like my wonderful friends to email more [...]