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Factory Man by Beth Macy

I’m button-popping proud to present journalist Beth Macy, whose new book Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local — and Helped Save an American Town, comes out today. It’s a story of family, feuding, grit, gumption, pride, … Continue reading

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Dream Boy Blog Tour: The Launch

We laughed. We yelled. We teased. We listened to each other sound off about flooded basements and tricky freelance assignments and sick cats and crazy people. We tramped around the woods and solved a few (but by no means all) … Continue reading

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Writing Process Blog Hop: Wendy Shang

  This week Wendy Shang is up to bat on the writing process tour. Wendy is the author of The Great Wall of Lucy Wu, and you can usually find her blogging about middle-grade books at From the Mixed Up … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper: Meg Medina

Meg Medina It is hard to talk about Meg Medina without gushing. She’s generous, wicked smart, and the kind of electric that makes you think that it might make sense to keep a drier sheet in your pocket, just in case of … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper: Kate Ormand aka Kate Louise

In the months ahead, the UK’s Kate Ormand will be publishing books in different kid lit genres, but unless you look closely, you won’t realize that. That’s because Kate is publishing under two different names. Her dystopian YA, Dark Days, can … Continue reading

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