Publishers like to throw around the term "speculative fiction," but you won't see too many fans of the genres it comprises — fantasy and science-fiction — bandying it about. For one thing, it's redundant; all fiction speculates, or it isn't fiction.
We started the week with a mission centered around Little Pea, which was/is my very first children's book (published in 2005).So how about we "book-end" the week with my most recent, shiny brand new release: Al Pha's Bet (illustrated by the incredible French artist Delp
Seventy-five miles north of Las Vegas sits a land parcel in the middle of the desert. Called Area 51, the parcel is just outside of the abandoned Nevada Test and Training Range, where more than 100 atmospheric bomb tests were conducted in the 1950s. Officially, the U.S.
Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch was once an early advocate of No Child Left Behind, school vouchers and charter schools.In 2005, she wrote, "We should thank President George W. Bush and Congress for passing the No Child Left Behind Act ...
Marcia Clark was a rising legal star in the Los Angeles District Attorney's office when she was assigned to the OJ Simpson trial. Clark's every move was televised in what's now referred to as "The Trial of the Century."