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The Friday Society

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 in Review, Trailers | Comments Off on The Friday Society

MG and now YA author, Adrienne Kress, is releasing her newest achievement, The Friday Society
on Friday December 5th.

Set in London at the turn of the last century, the novel follows the stories of three intelligent and very talented young women, all of whom are assistants to very powerful men: Cora, lab assistant to a member of parliament; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant to a martial arts guru; and Nellie, a magician’s assistant. The three young women’s lives become inexorably intertwined after a chance meeting at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered mystery man.

It’s up to these three, in their own charming but bold way, to solve the murder — and the crimes they believe may be connected to it — without calling too much attention to themselves.

Told with Adrienne Kress’s sharp wit and a great deal of irreverence, this Steampunk whodunit introduces three unforgettable and very ladylike — well, relatively ladylike — heroines poised for more dangerous adventures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Friday Society - Adrienne Kress        
Early reviews on GoodReads give it 4 stars. Check out Adrienne’s blog to find out more about the making of this novel and see pics from her photo shoot.

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Arthur and the Washing Machine that Ate Him is out!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2011 in Personal, Review | 1 comment

This book should cost way more than $0.99! It’s a middle grade novel from one of our authors, Ryan Greenspan, that I found laugh out loud funny.

Here’s a review from Amazon:

The title caught my eye while browsing and after reading that hilarious description, I couldn’t pass it up. I had been looking for a fun, kooky story to read to my 5-year-old son, and for a 99-cent e-book, this was beyond my expectations. He loved every second of it! First of all, it’s a great adventure. Nothing quite like I’ve ever read before. Arthur, the boy in the book, actually has to travel through the bowels of a washing machine where he runs into things like pirates made of Kleenex and a witch made of hair! I’m laughing right now just writing that. Only an imaginative mind could come up with stuff like that. The books also flows really well and has hilarious characters that my son just loved. I got a kick out of it just as much as he did!

 

Do yourself a favour and check it out!

Also Available through Smashwords. My only question is, “When is it coming to iBooks so i can get it for my iPad?”

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Switch

Posted by on Sep 1, 2011 in Review | Comments Off on Switch

Tish Cohen’s latest YA novel is out.

The National Post says, “Switch is a refreshing new spin on the typical Freaky Friday story. With plot twists and turns at every page, Cohen hits a home run by keeping the reader both engaged and entertained.”

YA writers

YA writers
Careful. Some wishes do come true.

When you have 37 siblings, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle. Andrea Birch feels totally ignored by her parents even though she’s their only biological child. The constant revolving door at her house full of foster kids can be cool sometimes, but really it just makes Andrea sad.Still there’s one thing—one hot person—who makes Andrea happy: Will Sherwood.

Only he’s dating Joules Adams…the girl with the perfect life. She’s got the perfect body, the perfect clothes, and she’s the daughter of a famous rock star.

Andrea would give anything to switch places with Joules.

But when her wish comes true, Andrea’s new life isn’t dream scenario she envisioned. In fact, it turns out to be the one wish she didn’t want to come true. Will she ever be able to switch back?


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