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For the 2015 Historical Novel Society Conference Lynn Carthage and I proposed a panel on Writing Historicals for Children and Teens.

John A. Connell's debut novel is a police procedural set in Munich in 1945. That is, post-war Munich, ruined  and defeated Munich, a Munich that still seethes with vendettas, desire for revenge, and an intense struggle to survive. 

The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack has some elements that are familiar to us from movies and books. I’ll stick to the movies: Dead Again, the 1991 film starring Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson; What Dreams May Come, the 1998 film starring Robin Williams; and Bram Stoker’s Dracula, 1992, starring Gary Oldman and Winona Ryder.

Daniel J. Barrett's Conch Town Girl (Black Opal Books, Nov. 1, 2014) is the first in a Bloodline-style series.

Leo Maloney, Randy Rawls, Nancy J. Cohen, Alison McMahanLeo Maloney, Randy Rawls, Nancy J. Cohen, Alison McMahan

My aunt Sandra Irwin, who was nominated for a Puschart poetry prize in 2014, will publish her first poetry chapbook, Quiet, in February, 2015 from Finishing Line Press. Available for pre-order now.

Here's the blurb:

My Viable Paradise classmate, Casey Blair, tagged me for the Book Cover Challenge. If you want me to tag you, leave a message in the comments.

1. What are your 6 favorite book covers?