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A Very Happy Publication Day for MADE BY MAXINE by Ruth Spiro!

Today I’m delighted to wish a happy pub day to a marvelous new picture book, MADE BY MAXINE,…

Happy Book Birthday to Jacqueline West’s THE COLLECTORS

Today is the day THE COLLECTORS, Jacqueline West’s haunting middle grade novel, hits the shelves. This is a…

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The agents of Upstart Crow Literary are hosting an #AskUpstart session next Tuesday, April 9th from 1:00-2:00 pm EST. This is an opportunity to ask us any publishing or book related questions – we’re here to help!…

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