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Aug.29.2012
So. This happened. And I’m not even making it up, because that would be, like, illegal or something. “Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gooch Hummer may be the undiscovered young-adult novel of the summer.” – Entertainment Weekly 
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Aug.29.2012
So. This happened. And I’m not even making it up, because that would be, like, illegal or something. “Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gooch Hummer may be the undiscovered young-adult novel of the summer.” – Entertainment Weekly 
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Dec.29.2011
At a fourth grade play the other day, my daughter was by far the best whistler. I’m bragging. Which isn’t like me. But there’s a reason why: by being the best whistler, my fourth-grader effectively blew away the small rather arrogant boy standing near her who frequently calls her “milk...
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Sep.22.2011
Sailing To Heck Feng Shui can hijack your life. It happened to me. So I wrote a novel about it. My character becomes addicted to the ancient Chinese rules of direction and placement, which causes a lot of problems. She can’t use her front door for one thing (unlucky direction). A whole lot of...
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Apr.16.2009
I am so happy to have made the next round in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards. Apron, 11, is now in the Top 100 novels. Finalists are announced May 15, 2009. I have to say, if it weren't for two phenomenal reader/friend/freelance editors Apron might never have made it this far. Caroline Leavitt...
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Mar.22.2009
I am very happy to be here at Red Room. I am the author of two novels. Apron, 11, is a coming-of-age novel about a young girl growing up in Maine in the mid 80's. Now that her mom's dead and her father is set to marry the nurse that took care of her before she died, Apron is left to fend for...
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