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The Tick (2017), A Review

Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog! Subscribe to email updates to make sure you don’t miss any reviews, giveaways, promotions, or updates about my work. Thanks for visiting! This is kind of a spur of the moment blog post but I was inspired by several conversations I had with folks on Facebook and Twitter regarding the …

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Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl #1) by Eoin Colfer, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl #1) Author: Eoin Colfer Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: April 26, 2001 Synopsis (from Amazon): Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius-and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. …

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Excelsior (The Excelsior Journey #1) by George Sirois, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Excelsior (The Excelsior Journey #1) Author: George Sirois Genre: Science Fiction Release Date: July 22, 2017 (3rd Ed.) Synopsis (from Amazon): High school senior Matthew Peters thinks he’s just writing some online fiction about an alien superhero, Excelsior. But when a woman arrives at his school claiming to be from the distant planet …

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A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1) by Madeleine L’Engle, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet #1) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Genre: Science Fiction Release Date: 1963 Synopsis (from Amazon): It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival …

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P.A.W.S. (The P.A.W.S. Saga #1) by Debbie Manber Kupfer, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: P.A.W.S. (The P.A.W.S. Saga #1) Author: Debbie Manber Kupfer Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: September 1, 2015 Synopsis (from Amazon): When Miri receives a silver cat charm from her omama, Celia, on the night before Celia dies she has no idea that the charm holds a secret, a powerful magic that saved her …

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LitRing Facebook Hop (take two) Pirates vs. Cowboys – Free eBook & Prizes!

Just a short update about a fun promotion I’m doing this week. For the next week, I will be participating in a Facebook Blog Hop with LitRing (I did this two months ago and it was so much fun). Last time, I was on Team Unicorn and lost to Team Dragon. This time, Team Pirate …

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Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Odd and the Frost Giants Author: Neil Gaiman Illustrator: Chris Riddell Genre: Fantasy, Mythology Release Date: October 4, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): Written by New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by UK Laureate Chris Riddell, this new edition of the thrilling, wintry Nordic tale weaves a truly magical story of legend and …

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Everlost (The Skinjacker Trilogy #1) by Neal Shusterman, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Everlost (The Skinjacker Trilogy, #1) Author: Neal Shusterman Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal Release Date: October 1, 2006 Synopsis (from Amazon): Nick and Allie don’t survive the car accident, but their souls don’t exactly get where they’re supposed to go either. Instead, they’re caught halfway between life and death, in a sort of limbo known as Everlost: …

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Promotions and giveaways – Fellowship of Fantasy & SFF Book Bonanza!

A quick update to say hello peoples and share a few promotions I’m involved in this week with some of my indie author friends at two different locations! First up, the Fellowship of Fantasy is doing a giveaway to celebrate their newly released anthology of fantasy short stories (I don’t have a piece in the …

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Krazy: George Herriman, A Life In Black And White by Michael Tisserand, Books for Boys Review

Introduction Title: Krazy: George Herriman, A Life In Black And White Author: Michael Tisserand Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography Release Date: December 6, 2016 Synopsis (from Amazon): In the tradition of Schulz and Peanuts, an epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman that explores the turbulent time and place from which he emerged—and the deep …

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