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The Toe River Arts Council is now sponsoring a children's book display that includes my two children's books as well as books by other authors in the area. The display will be at Trac from now until Sept. 26. Signed copies of books can be purchased from them and part of the proceeds goes to benefit TRAC. A meet the authors reception will be held from 5pm to 8pm on Sept. 11.
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"Thanks so much for this post. It is very helpful. I have not had too much luck approaching booksellers as an author. They mostly look at me funny and ask if Ingram or Baker and Taylor carry my book. If they don't, nobody wants to talk to you."
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CHILDREN'S BOOKS

I am the author of two children's books. The first is The Most Unusual Adventures of Black Shadow Smokey and The Blue Streak, the second book is The Crystal Swan. The first book is an animal adventure and can be found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble on-line. The second book will soon be on these web sites and can be purchased now at Grateful Steps.com. Please check them out. I will post covers soon.
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CHILDREN'S BOOKS

I am the author of two children's books. The first is The Most Unusual Adventures of Black Shadow Smokey and The Blue Streak, the second book is The Crystal Swan. The first book is an animal adventure and can be found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble on-line. The second book will soon be on these web sites and can be purchased now at Grateful Steps.com. Please check them out. I will post covers soon.

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At 7:13am on June 28, 2009, Kathryn Magendie said…
You are welcome!

You can use the review elsewhere, as long as you credit the reviewer.
At 11:11am on June 27, 2009, Kathryn Magendie said…
Suzan, your review has been completed by Samella Brown and will be posted on Rose & Thorn Myspace today.
At 1:03pm on April 14, 2009, Kathryn Magendie said…
At our R&T, we want to start book reviews for children's books -- until I can get it going, though, I am not sure how it will all work out. I'll keep you posted! I did review Kerry Madden's MV Trilogy for it, just as a test run.

As for a blog - try it -- go to blogspot - it's an easy one - I can help you if you like - as much as I can....:)
 
 
 

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