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Happy Book Birthday-The Thing with Feathers by McCall Hoyle and Remarkable Books by DK Publishing

POSTED BY prbythebook ON September 5, 2017


We’re ready for you to fall in love with McCall Hoyle’s YA novel The Thing with Feathers and delve into the historical pages of DK Publishing’s Remarkable Books: The World’s Most Beautiful and Historic Works.

About The Thing with Feathers

Sixteen-year-old Emilie Day is not like the other girls from her town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She has epilepsy, homeschooled, and would rather be reading classic literature than be the center of attention. Ever since her father’s death and her diagnosis, risk has not been in Emilie’s vocabulary. Unfortunately, all the safety she’s built for herself is about to be stripped away when, on her doctor’s recommendation, Emilie is sentenced to spend her junior year at North Ridge High School.

Fueled by frustration, Emilie doesn’t plan to stay…or tell anyone about her epilepsy. But Emilie isn’t banking on meeting new friends or getting to know the handsome and charming Chatham York. And she definitely isn’t counting on falling for him when they’re paired up to do a research project on Emily Dickinson. Chatham challenges Emilie to face her fears—but he doesn’t know what she dreads most is a public grand mal seizure.

About McCall Hoyle

McCall Hoyle, writes honest YA novels about friendship, first love, and girls finding the strength to overcome great challenges. She is a middle school language arts teacher. Her own less-than-perfect teenage experiences and those of the girls she teaches inspire many of the struggles in her books. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s spending time with her family and their odd assortment of pets—a food-obsessed beagle, a grumpy rescue cat, and a three-and-a-half-legged kitten. She has an English degree from Columbia College and a master’s degree from Georgia State University. She lives in a cottage in the woods in North Georgia where she reads and writes every day.

The Thing with Feathers is available on Amazon now!

 

About Remarkable Books

Remarkable Books: The World’s Most Beautiful and Historic Works is an illustrated guide to more than 80 of the most celebrated, rare and historically important books, with discussions of their purpose, features and creators. From ancient masterpieces such as The Art of War, written on the leaves of bamboo, to the stunningly illustrated Birds of America, to Chairman Mao’s Little Red BookRemarkable Books delves into the stories behind the most incredible tomes ever produced, offering an insight into their wider social and cultural context.

Remarkable Books is available on Amazon now!

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