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Study This: The Vacationers

Once upon a time there was … … a bunch of people on vacation, all with different expectations and worries and agendas. And The Vacationers—which I read, interestingly, on a winter vacation—tells the story of each of them. It’s been a long, long time since I’ve read anything written before, oh, the 1960s, say, and […]

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Study This: I’ll Give You the Sun

Here’s another in my Study This series about intentional reading—that is, novels you writers will read for pleasure (always pleasure!) but also to study. To deconstruct. To have a look at how the author made the magic. You know I love YA, so it should come as no surprise that I’d suggest one to study. […]

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