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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:11:28 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Celtic Tales: Kate Forrester:
readergirlz said, "Everything about Celtic Tales, Fairy Tales and Stories of Enchantment from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales calls to be held, read, and visually absorbed. The design is simple but beautiful. Kate Forrester's imagery is beguiling. I've awaited..." more

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 2:07:33 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Famous Friends: Jennifer Castle and Bill Spring:
readergirlz said, "In the spirit of celebrating friendship, check out Famous Friends by Jennifer Castle and Bill Spring. The cover doesn't do justice to the breadth of the text. From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, and John Lennon to Paul McCartney, the little..." more

Monday, November 14, 2016 11:29:39 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled #andnowwewrite:
readergirlz said, "Over on the readergirlz facebook page, we are sharing the thoughts of YA writers post U.S. election, 2016. Feel free to add your views as well. #wethepeople #inked #andnowwewrite #love.Onward, rgz. Read, reflect, and reach out! ~Lorie Ann Grover"

Monday, October 17, 2016 11:04:32 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled #RocktheDrop Thanks!:
readergirlz said, "Thanks to all who celebrated #TRW16 with #RocktheDrop! It was a great event filled with love of YA lit. Thanks for impacting communities with joy, readergirlz! Brava!Check out a few pics from twitter!AJ PineKatie BayerlMelissa WalkerValerie..." more

Friday, October 14, 2016 10:06:27 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled #RocktheDrop for #TRW16!:
readergirlz said, "It's time to #RocktheDrop! Right now!!! Let's wrap up #TRW16 by leaving a YA book in a public place to be found and treasured. Here are your bookmarks. Full info here. Show us your pic and post: #RocktheDrop and..." more

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 8:38:35 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled #RocktheDrop and #TeenReadWeek:
readergirlz said, "It's coming! Sunday is the first day of #YALSA #TeenReadWeek, readergirlz! Did you remember we are celebrating with #RocktheDrop on Friday, October 14? Instead of dropping YA books in public places in April for Support Teen Lit Day, we are..." more

Sunday, September 18, 2016 4:16:57 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Comics Confidential: Leonard S. Marcus:
readergirlz said, "I've only popped open this exquisite work and already have quotes to share:"Art-making at its best is a confrontation with the mysterious and the irrational. If we listen to the people concerned mainly with classification or marketing, we end up not..." more

Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:10:45 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled The Poetry of Summer:
readergirlz said, "Every week, poets, book bloggers, librarians, and other bookworms share their original or favorite poems as part of Poetry Friday. (Learn more at Poetry Foundation.) I participate at my blog, Bildungsroman. I tend to select poems based on my mood or..." more

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:35:04 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled The Ghosts of Heaven: Marcus Sedgwick:
readergirlz said, "Master storyteller Marcus Sedgwick winds four separate tales along a connecting spiral shape. Twirling from prehistory into the future, characters face the symbol of life that "copies itself and builds on itself, forever."A girl in a cave with a..." more

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:46:52 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Just. One. Book.:
readergirlz said, "Margaret at the blog Throwing Chanclas recently shared the plight of a school in her neighborhood:The local junior/senior high school has not been able to purchase new books since the 90s. Some of the "check outs" for old books are in the 1980s. ..." more

Monday, June 06, 2016 11:05:59 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled All We Have is Now: Lisa Schroeder:
readergirlz said, "My most recent read is All We Have is Now by Lisa Schroeder. With the end of the world quickly approaching, how would you spend your last hours? What if you were a homeless teen, what choices would you make?Lisa explores the value of now and the..." more

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:47:55 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Memory of Light: Francisco X. Stork:
readergirlz said, "Just finished The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork. The exploration of depression is honest and may give words as well as hope to those within the condition. Learning to exist in the midst of the trial is displayed with a tender..." more

Monday, May 23, 2016 4:01:56 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled This is the Story of You: Beth Kephart:
readergirlz said, "Each Beth Kephart book which sails onto the shelf is like polished sea glass refracting the light of truth. This is the Story of You is a poetic rendering of loss and isolation after an epic storm. Mira is asked if she is strong enough to..." more

Monday, April 18, 2016 1:42:05 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Dan vs. Nature: Don Calame:
readergirlz said, "With this on the cover: "An outrageously funny and wickedly raunchy romp in the woods," how could I NOT crack the book open? Dan vs. Nature delivers. Author Don Calame caught me from the first line and kept me beside Dan the entire way. I was..." more

Monday, April 04, 2016 12:57:54 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Rock the Drop, October 14, 2016!:
readergirlz said, "Hey rgz!We have a giant update for you. YALSA has decided to discontinue Support Teen Literature Day in April. We've enjoyed celebrating the day for 8 years by rocking the drop through Operation Teen Book Drop. We've donated thousands of books..." more

Monday, March 28, 2016 6:02:33 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston:
readergirlz said, "Hermione Winters is about to start her senior year of high school. As summer draws to a close, she heads off to cheer camp with her coach and her teammates, including Polly, her best friend and co-captain, and Leo, her boyfriend. Knowing this..." more

Sunday, March 13, 2016 3:32:43 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled The Battle of Darcy Lane by Tara Altebrando:
readergirlz said, "The Battle of Darcy Lane by Tara Altebrando is a great pick for our middle school readers!All Julia really wanted to do this summer was hang out with her best friend, Taylor - and maybe her neighbor/friend/secret crush Peter, too. Then Alyssa..." more

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 12:25:39 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled We Loved Your Light, Marlena:
readergirlz said, "Our hearts are so saddened by the passing of one our dearest readergirlz. Marlena Carcone was a light to our group in our earliest days at Myspace. She was full of life and joy and compassion for others. We shared our passion for books, especially..." more

Thursday, January 21, 2016 6:10:24 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled #tothegirls2016:
readergirlz said, "Last year, author Courtney Summers posted:"I write about girls."I write about girls because every girl deserves the opportunity to pick up a book and see herself in its pages."I write about girls because girls, and their stories, matter."It's my way..." more

Monday, January 18, 2016 12:46:05 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Sounds Like Me: My Life (so far) in Song by Sara Bareilles:
readergirlz said, "In her book Sounds Like Me: My Life (so far) in Song, Sara Bareilles proves to be just as candid and charming on the page as she is on stage. Whether it's talking about her grade school years, her anxieties, or the true story behind her hit Love..." more

Friday, January 08, 2016 8:46:37 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Best Books of 2015:
readergirlz said, "So many books, so little time! Here are some of the books that I really enjoyed in 2015, listed alphabetically by title. Click on the titles to read my reviews:Alex as Well by Alyssa BrugmanAll the Rage by Courtney SummersDead Ringers by Christopher..." more

Wednesday, January 06, 2016 5:26:43 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled What book did you start with in 2016?:
readergirlz said, "Happy new year, rgz! Sending our love and wishes for many great books to fall into your hands.I started 2016 off with:How about you?"

Monday, November 30, 2015 6:56:09 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Diva Delight: Secret Garden and Christmas to Color:
readergirlz said, "We are all coloring our heads off this holiday season. Check out these two beauties! The first is Secret Garden, Artist's Edition, by Johanna Basford. There are 20 drawings to remove, color, and frame. The paper is heavy stock, and you are going to..." more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:16:42 PM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled Ballou Book Fair:
readergirlz said, "Every year, Colleen from Chasing Ray and Guys Lit Wire sets up a special book fair connected to Ballou Senior High School in Washington, D.C. In Colleen's own words:Every year, Guys Lit Wire lends its platform to host a book fair for Ballou. Working..." more

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 10:50:37 AM
readergirlz diva wrote a blog post titled #GiveBooks:
readergirlz said, "So many publishers are participating, rgz! Just hashtag #GiveBooks and publishers are matching the mention with donations to #FirstBook. Isn't that amazing? So well done!Here's the link to make it super easy if you want to hit your multiple sites...." more