Recommended YA Book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Recommended YA Book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

lookingforalaska I started reading John Green this year. I started with The Fault In Our Stars. As an author, I think its important to know what kinds of books are out there and what books are really worth reading. I know middle school and high school teachers are always looking for books to read. I’ve decided to compile lists and include good books on my blog so people will know what I’ve been reading as well.

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Got books? Young Adult Books Wanted For Review

Got books? Young Adult Books Wanted For Review

readabookI am compiling a list of recommended books for my middle school and high school audience. I know there are lots of books out there that don’t get much publicity. I know there are books that deserve to be read. If you come across a good young adult book, let me know. If you are an author with a good young adult book, let me know. I am currently compiling recommended reading lists for my readers…

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How Deadlines Can Help You #podcast

How Deadlines Can Help You #podcast

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Welcome to Episode 18 of Live Better with your host, Yasmin Shiraz. Today’s tip deals with deadlines. Everyone runs into a deadline at some point in their lives. This Tip is about helping us to use deadlines to give us power. So, here are three questions that I want you to consider:

1. Do you ever cringe at the thought of hearing about a deadline or when you are given a deadline?

2. Do you…

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Yasmin Shiraz gives 5 minute tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou include reciting Dr. Angelou’s poem, And Still I Rise and sharing her story of meeting Dr. Angelous when she was 8.

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Accused: A Retaliation Novel #2

Accused: A Retaliation Novel #2