Posts Tagged ‘childhood’

Casey and Kyle Online Book Tour February 2012

Join Will Robertson, author of the comic Casey and Kyle: I’m Saving Up for a Big Brother!!! as he virtually tours the blogosphere in February 2012 on his first tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Will Roberston WILL ROBERTSON enjoys playing music and working on his serve in Tennis. His favorite beverage is an Iced Tea with no lemon. He loves Tacos and Panini Sandwiches and is fond of road trips. He is an avid mini golfer and an aggressive bumper car driver. He lives with his wife and two children in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. His house is yellow. He started drawing comics on a road trip when
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New Book for Review: Casey and Kyle: So Much For Being On Our Best Behavior!!! by Will Robertson

Will Robertson will be touring in February with his humor comic book Casey and Kyle: So Much For Being On Our Best Behavior!!! Casey and Kyle is a strip about the fun and chaos of kids. It’s about the things you remember about your own childhood and (for anyone with kids) the way your own kids really are. It goes deeper than your average kid strip and builds on the dynamic that exists between an older and younger sibling: The way the oldest always gets to be the hero; the younger the bad guy. It features a cacophony of neighborhood kids, each one making his own indelible stamp on
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Reversible Skirt Online Book Tour December 2011

Join Laura McHale Holland, author of the memoir Reversible Skirt as she virtually tours the blogosphere in December 2011 on her first tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Laura McHale Holland Laura McHale Holland’s memoir, Reversible Skirt won a silver medal in the 2011 Readers Favorite book awards. Her stories and articles have appeared in such publications as Every Day Fiction Three, Wisdom Has a Voice, the Vintage Voices anthologies, NorthBay biz magazine, the Noe Valley Voice and the original San Francisco Examiner. A member of both Redwood Writers and the Storytelling Association of California, Laura has been a featured teller at the Lake Tahoe Storytelling Festival. To
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New Memoir for Review: Reversible Skirt by Laura McHale Holland

Laura McHale Holland will be touring in December with her memoir Reversible Skirt. When the mother of three little girls commits suicide, their father wants more than anything to keep his family together. He remarries in haste and tells his daughters his new wife is their mother. The youngest, Laura, believes her mother must have gone through a kind of magical transformation. Reversible Skirt is written from Laura’s perspective as a child sifting through remnants of her mother’s existence and struggling to fit into a community where her family’s strict rules are not the norm. When Laura’s father dies, her stepmother grows increasingly abusive, which propels Laura and her
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