Echo Falls (More)

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October 19th, 2020 Posted 8:48 am

Yesterday there were questions about the order of the Echo Falls series – middle-grade but available to adults with fake ID. Unlike Chet and Bernie, Echo Falls should be read in order: Down the Rabbit Hole, Behind the Curtain, Into the Dark. My first crack at writing for younger readers.

 

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Beginnings

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October 18th, 2020 Posted 8:48 am

On Sundays, we do beginnings, taking a look at the start of a Peter Abrahams novel, including those written under the Spencer Quinn moniker. How about we Behind the Curtain, second in the middle-grade Echo Falls series? Unlike the Chet and Bernie series, Echo Falls should probably be read in sequence. Today is NFL football day, too, of course – and football is important in Behind the Curtain. (I love writing football scenes!)

[“… Abrahams’ exceptional overlay of detail, especially descriptions of the particular stresses and the goofy occurrences that mark Ingrid’s experience as an eighth-grader, makes the story very convincing as the action builds.”
– Booklist, Starred Review]

Ingrid Levin-Hill sat in math class, her mind wandering pleasantly.

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BOGO

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October 17th, 2020 Posted 8:40 am

Happy to report that B&N has selected the paperback of Heart of Barkness for their next paperback Buy-One-Get-One at 50% program – offer runs till 11/29. Who doesn’t like a deal? Does anyone ever insist on paying full price?

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Jim Frangione

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October 16th, 2020 Posted 8:24 am

Jim Frangione’s name came up yesterday. He does a wonderful and subtle job narrating the audio versions of the series. Can’t wait to hear what he does with Tender Is The Bite, coming in June.

 

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