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Meet the Characters of The Wizard of Dark Street

Wizards, Faeries and Evil-Doers Harry Potter has Ron and Hermione, Bilbo Baggins has Gandalf the Grey, and now there’s Deacon – a talking raven with an encyclopedic brain and the newest, trustiest, bestest friend forever – to 12-year-old wizard Oona Crate, and star of the Wizard of Dark Street book series. Created by film and […]

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Take Listeners Behind the Pages of the Dark Street Series

How Do You Invent a Compelling Fantasy World? There’s a new wizard in town and she’s poised to fill the literary void left by Harry Potter, Ron, and Hermione.  Named Oona Crate, she’s the star of the Wizard of Dark Street book series, and exists somewhere between the worlds of Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter, with magic and […]

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New Novel Breaks the Clichés of YA Fantasy Venture through the cave of liquid diamond to a mythological land of creepy crawlies that lay and wait… With his debut release Liquid Diamond, author Sebastien Blue revamps the YA fantasy genre. Liquid Diamond takes young readers on a mythological and fright filled journey – readers will […]

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What Was It Like to Grow Up As a Rockefeller?

John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Granddaughter Breaks the Silence Imagine what it would feel like to know that Rockefeller Center was named for your family and that fathers everywhere once invoked your family name when pressed for cash by saying something akin to “who do I look like, a Rockefeller?” Eileen Rockefeller doesn’t have to use her […]

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Celebrate the 120th Birthday of John Ford, the Legendary Director Who Made John Wayne ‘the Duke’

In the larger-than-life world of film, John Ford stands above everyone. Though known for his Westerns, Ford is recognized as the best auteur of all time. He directed some of the most important films in history – Stagecoach, The Searchers, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and The Grapes of Wrath . . . set a […]

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Meet the Former Major League All Star Who Coached John Elway, Charlie Sheen, and John Cusack

Most people would think it’s pretty cool to have been a big league baseball player, but being a ballplayer AND an advisor for one of the best baseball movies ever seems downright unfair. Ken Berry has had the good fortune to do both, and he’s got plenty of stories to share about those, and other, […]

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