Monthly Archives: June 2013

60 Days until TASTE TEST meets the world!   So, one thing I’m doing – or going to do, anyway — to promote TASTE TEST is creating these vlogs/videos of cooking demos and recipes.  I finally bought a web cam … Continue reading

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  The 2nd Annual  SUPER SWAG SUNDAYis finally here!!!   When:  June 24th thru June 30th Where:  laurisareyes.blogspot.com Why:  For a chance to win lots of cool promotional items signed by 55+ of today’s best middle grade and young adult … Continue reading

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  The 2nd Annual  SUPER SWAG SUNDAYis finally here!!!   When:  June 24th thru June 30th Where:  laurisareyes.blogspot.com Why:  For a chance to win lots of cool promotional items signed by 55+ of today’s best middle grade and young adult … Continue reading

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…and they say that: Debut author Fiore persuasively details the constraints of being on this kind of show, from the strict security measures to the way producers try to pump up rivalries to increase ratings. Justice, love, and the best … Continue reading

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64 Days until TASTE TEST meets the world.     And so ends my career as a high school teacher. It was far less emotional than one would expect it to be. I didn’t cry or get all nostalgic or … Continue reading

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79 Days until TASTE TEST meets the world! I had a date last night. It was lovely…and the first date Matt and I have been on in a while. Like, a long while. Part of this — most of thiss … Continue reading

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Once upon a time there was a high school English teacher. She was teaching a reading improvement class and a certain student was assigned to her class. This student was an African-American male, about 14 years old, and healthy. He … Continue reading

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85 Days until TASTE TEST meets the world! So, this past Friday (the 31st) I did something I’ve been looking forward to for a while. A long while. Like, nine months worth of a while. I submitted my full draft … Continue reading

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