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Lots of Book Goodies!!!

Book Auction:
If you love books as much as I do, you'll be super excited about this awesome auction in support of First Book. Authors will be auctioning off marked up copies of thier books and the proceeds will go to benefit First Book, a great organization that gets books into the hands of children who might not otherwise be able to get books. The great thing is these kids get to keep the books they're given, so they can cherish their first book and discover the joy of reading! Check out the Leave a Mark auction HERE. Books will be auctioned off every few days, so be sure to check back often!

Secret Fates Contest:
Author Kelly Para is celebrating the release of her book Invisible Touch (coming this October-check out this review from TeensReadToo.com by my fellow reviewer Lauren) with a HUGE giveaway and secret spilling from your favorite authors. Check out her blog and leave your secrets!

Harry Potter:
I saved the biggest one for last! This year marks the tenth anniversary of Harry Potter and MomDot is giving away some great Harry Potter prizes! Check out what they're giving away:

One (1) Grand Prize (retail value $195)
•Complete Box Set Books #1 - #7
•Copy of the 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’
•Collectible Harry Potter Gold Pin

Four (4) Runners Up (Retail Value $30 a piece)
•Copy of the 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’
•Collectible Harry Potter Gold Pin

Scholastic has released the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 10th Anniversary Edition, complete with new artwork and special content from J.K. Rowling. Head over the Scholastic Harry Potter site and check out all the cool games, trivia contests and more! If you're a Harry Potter fan like me, you can easily spend your entire day on that site!:)

Head on over to MomDot to enter and good luck!

Enjoy all the contests and look for some new book reviews soon!:)

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Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Youth Services Manager who works with kids, tweens and teens. I love being asked about great books to read! I started my blog in 2008 as a way to keep track of what I've been reading and to use a reference tool for reader's advisory and it's grown into much more than I could have ever anticipated. In addition to book reviews, I also enjoy posting audiobook reviews, booklists and my adventures in being a librarian. 2017 Library Journal Mover and Shaker Committees: 2021 Newbery Committee 2018 Odyssey Committee 2016 Caldecott Award 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee- Fabulous Films Committee I have also served on the Cybils, Missouri State Library Association Readers Selection Lists, and as an Audies judge. Presentations :  I have offered various presentations at local, state and national libraries and conferences. Topics have included:  What's New in Children's & Teen Literature Engaging Teens in Reader's Advisory Gee