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Maggie Lyons WOI Aug/Sept '12 Tour


 

Maggie was born in Wales and brought up in England before gravitating west to Virginia’s coast. She zigzagged her way through a motley variety of careers from orchestral management to law-firm media relations to academic editing. Writing and editing nonfiction for adults brought plenty of satisfaction but nothing like the magic she discovered in writing fiction and nonfiction for children. Several of her articles, poetry, and a chapter book have been published in the children’s magazines Stories for Children Magazine and knowonder! 

  

Magnetic compost heaps, man-eating bubble baths and other disasters erupt when an inventive seventh-grader meets a challenge to win a David Beckham autographed soccer jersey if he can befriend an unsociable nerd and introduce his sister to the nerd’s hunky brother.

 

The story is about the disasters that pile up when a seventh-grader's brilliant plan to meet his sister's challenge takes more than one wrong turn. Life tosses challenges at all of us. It would be incredibly boring if it didn't. What matters is what we learn from them.

 

 Title: Vin and the Dorky Duet

Publisher: Halo Publishing Int. & MuseItUp Publishing (Canadian e-book publisher)

ISBN: 978-1-61244-091-0 (paperback)

ISBN: 978-1-77127-073-1 (eBook)

Genre of Book: Children’s Chapter Book Adventure

 

About the Book:

A twelve-year-old boy named Vin, goes on a mission—reluctantly. He doesn’t share the optimism of the knights of old who embarked on impossible missions without a doubt they’d succeed. When magnetic compost heaps, man-eating bubble baths and other disasters erupt, Vin comes close to packing in the whole ridiculous business. He calls it Operation BS, his code name for a mission to introduce his sister to a boy she has a crush on. He doesn’t want to play matchmaker, but Meg’s promise to reward him with a David Beckham autographed soccer jersey is a decisive incentive.

 

Get a sneak peek of the book at http://youtu.be/Qtgtp_rnAZ4

Available wherever books are sold and online.

 

Follow the Maggie Lyons at

Website http://www.maggielyons.yolasite.com

Twitter @maggielyons66

Facebook Event Page http://www.facebook.com/events/412929445436612

 

 

Book Lovers August '12 Blog Hop & Giveaway


Make friends, share the love of reading and be entered to win FREE books! There will be up to 2 winners during this Book Lovers Blog Hop & Giveaway. All you have to do is enter the giveaway at http://familiesmatter2us.blogspot.com


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By joining the Book Lovers Blog Hop, you are automatically entered in our Book Giveaway! 

There will be up to two (2) winners for this August '12 Book Lovers Blog Hop & Giveaway. 


Note: one book per winner.