Feed My Reader #21

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Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of Feed My Reader. Paul here today and I’m anxious to share with a few of the books I’ve added to my reader this week from various sources (Amazon, authors, etc.). This is a great idea hosted by Kathy at I Am A Reader Not A Writer. Feel free to click on the titles or cover images of any of the books to head over to Amazon for purchase. Okay, on to this week’s menu.

I have had the pleasure to add three (yes, three!) great books for kids by author Marilyn Levinson. The first one is And Don’t Bring Jeremy, which was a nominee for six state awards. Here is a bit about it from the Amazon blurb:

 photo anddontbringjeremy_zps1ba87a17.jpgMoving to a new neighborhood is difficult, but Adam Krasner has the additional burden of dealing with Jeremy, his neurologically-impaired brother, who can’t seem to do anything right. And Don’t Bring Jeremy, nominated for six state childrens book awards, is the heartwarming story of two brothers, friendship, and acceptance. 

The second book is No Boys Allowed:

 photo noboysallowed_zps0bf52a5f.jpgAfter her father remarries and moves to another state, eleven-year-old Cassie declares war on all males, including her best friend Bobby. To make matters worse, Great-Uncle Harry moves in with them and soon discovers her secret. What’s a girl to do?

 photo rufusandmagicrunamok_zps2443da9f.jpgAnd finally Rufus and Magic Run Amok. Rufus was Children’s Book Council “Children’s Choice. This book sounds just super and I can’t wait to read it:

“I’m not a witch!” Rufus tells himself. Witches are female like his mother, his grandmother, and his aunt. Witches study hard and do good deeds. Then why can he read his best friend’s mind?  

Pssst, I’ll let you in on a little secret. I will be reading and reviewing all of Marilyn‘s books soon so keep stopping back by. 

 photo openminds_zps54ebebc8.jpgAnd finally, a book I won in a promotion, Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn. I am sooo excited to read this one. Susan is not only a great author, but a wonderful advocate and supporter of authors everywhere. Open Minds is TOP 5 FINALIST for 2012 Best Indie Book, Young Adult Fiction – The Kindle Book Review. Here’s the blurb:

Sixteen-year-old Kira Moore is a zero, someone who can’t read thoughts or be read by others. Zeros are outcasts who can’t be trusted, leaving her no chance with Raf, a regular mindreader and the best friend she secretly loves.

Well that’s it for this edition of Feed My Reader. Be sure to leave me a comment letting me know what you have fed your reader this week, or what you are looking forward to reading. 

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Indie author-friendly freelance editor, children's book blogger for picture books through YA, kid lit, SF/fantasy lover with special fondness for middle grade, pun-loving SCBWI member, meter-maid for poetry and rhyming picture books.


  1. I got Open Minds awhile ago, but haven’t read it yet. I only got two books personally, but several from NetGalley. Yeah!

    Tressa @ Tressa’s Wishful Endings

  2. I found your great blog through the WLC Blog Follows on the World Literary Cafe! Great to connect!

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