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Review: Project: Boy Next Door

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Project: Boy Next Door by L.K. Madigan. 2013. ARC provided for review. Available in ebook from ebook sellers. The Plot: Mel Pepper, sixteen, has worked up the courage to tell his dad, Dannie, two things: Mel has a part-time job at the local coffee place. Mel will be starting his junior year at the local [...]

L.K. Madigan

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In 2009, L.K. Madigan’s first book, Flash Burnout, was published. In late 2009, YALSA announced that Flash Burnout was a finalist for the 2010 William C. Morris Award. I interviewed her for the YALSA blog in early January 2010. Later that month, Flash Burnout was awarded the Morris Award. Madigan’s second book, The Mermaid’s Mirror, [...]

L.K. Madigan

L.K. Madigan, author of Flash Burnout and The Mermaid’s Mirror, died this week. I knew L.K. Madigan as a reader. I read and enjoyed Flash Burnout; interviewed her for the YALSA Blog; and stood in line to get a copy of The Mermaid’s Mirror signed. As a reader, as someone who knew her through Twitter, I [...]

L.K. Madigan

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L.K. Madigan is the author of Flash Burnout, the winner of the 2010 William C. Morris YA Debut Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens. While at ALA Midwinter, I was catching up on blog posts and read Madigan’s Hard News. As she graciously shares, “We arrive in this [...]