Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Read This!: SUBMERGE by Tobie Easton

Submerge (Mer Chroncles #2) by Tobie Easton Summary: Now that Lia and Clay’s love has broken the Little Mermaid’s curse, everything has changed. Will Lia’s family remain on land, leading the only life she and her sisters have ever known, or will they … Continue reading

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Read This!: BEING FISHKILL by Ruth Lehrer

Being Fishkill by Ruth Lehrer Summary: Fishkill Carmel fends for herself, with her fists if need be — until a thwarted lunch theft introduces her to strange, sunny Duck-Duck and a chance for a new start.  Born in the backseat of … Continue reading

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Read This!: STAR-CROSSED by Barbara Dee

Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee Summary: Mattie, a star student and passionate reader, is delighted when her English teacher announces the eighth grade will be staging Romeo and Juliet. And she is even more excited when, after a series of events, she … Continue reading

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Read This!: EARTH FORCE RISING (BOUNDERS #1) by Monica Tesler

Earth Force Rising by Monica Tesler Summary: Thirteen years ago, Earth Force—a space-military agency—discovered a connection between brain structure and space travel. Now they’ve brought together the first team of cadets, called Bounders, to be trained as high-level astronauts. Twelve-year-old Jasper is … Continue reading

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Join Me at Thy Geekdom Con this Sunday!

This Sunday, I’ll be heading up to Delaware for Thy Geekdom Con, a convention of “all things geek in pop culture”! I’m looking forward to appearing in Character Building in Fantasy alongside adult fantasy author Daniel M. Ford.  Hope to see you there! Thy Geekdom Con … Continue reading

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Next Week: nErDCampLI!

I’m on my way to nErDCampLI next week, and I hope you’ll join me!  3rd Annual nErDcampLI: Saturday, November 4, 2017 8:00 – 2:00: Unconference 2:00-3:30: Author & Illustrator Meet and Greet Location: Boyd Intermediate School 286 Cuba Hill Road … Continue reading

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Roundtable: A Conversation with Authors of Teen Fiction

Sunday, October 22 from 2-4 PM Catonsville Branch, Baltimore County Public Library, 1100 Frederick Road, Catonsville MD 21228 Join 6 writers of fiction for teens for a lively, interactive panel discussion about their inspirations, writing process, and the value of stories in … Continue reading

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HallowRead, Here I Come

This weekend, I will be appearing at HallowRead, a book festival celebrating genre fiction right in my beloved Ellicott City, Maryland – the town where I grew up!  Some of the great activities at the festival: Writing Workshops Ghost Tour … Continue reading

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Read This!: THE MEMORY TREES by Kali Wallace

The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace Summary: Sorrow Lovegood’s life has been shaped by the stories of the women who came before her: brave, resilient women who settled long ago on a mercurial apple orchard in Vermont. The land has … Continue reading

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Time to Break Out the Corset

That’s because I am returning to one of my favorite places this weekend: the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville, MD!  Hope to see you there! Sunday, October 15,  11 AM-5 PM: Maryland Renaissance Festival: Visiting Author at Page After Page Bookstore … Continue reading

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