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Neanderthal Protocol (adult thriller, Musa Publishing, eBook)  neanderthalprotocol-200

Greg Anderson is a physicist working on Project Cold Sun, which will generate electricity via hydrogen fusion. After a DNA test exposes him as a Neanderthal, he lives on the streets like a wild animal. Near death, he meets Rachel Waters.

After Greg’s former boss is murdered, the police blame Greg. Rachel helps Greg search for the killers. Can Rachel and Greg find the people who are trying to destroy Project Cold Sun before the police charge Greg with murder and execute him?

PDF, ePUB (Nook, iPad, Android), PRC (Kindle), Mobi

[available from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Musa Publishing’s website, independent bookstores via Kobo, and other online retailers]

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Winter read: Halloween Kentucky Style (middle readers, Diversion Press, paperback)
Mike and Timmy try to scare Alice and Rosie. The trick’s on them when a younger neighbor and a homeless man team up to give them a real Halloween scare! It can be ordered from any bookstore or on-line retailer.KentuckyHalloween

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American Library Association

2014 John Newbery Medal: the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick Press.

Four Newbery Honor Books also were named:

Doll Bones, Holly Black, Margaret K. McElderry Books.

The Year of Billy Miller, Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow Books.

One Came Home, Amy Timberlake, Alfred A. Knopf.

Paperboy, Vince Vawter, Delacorte Press.

 

Randolph Caldecott Medal: most distinguished American picture book: Locomotive, written and illustrated by Brian Floca, Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Three Caldecott Honor Books also were named:

Journey, written and illustrated by Aaron Becker, Candlewick Press.

Flora and the Flamingo, written and illustrated by Molly Idle, Chronicle Books.

Mr. Wuffles!, written and illustrated by David Wiesner, Clarion Books.

 

The Michael L. Printz Award for Young Adult Literature for 2014 is Midwinterblood, Marcus Sedgwick, Roaring Brook Press.

Four Printz Honors:

Eleanor & Park , Rainbow Rowell, St. Martin’s Griffin

Kingdom of Little, Wounds by Susann Cokal, Candlewick

Maggot Moon , Sally Gardner, Candlewick

Navigating Early , Clare Vanderpool, Delacorte

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I have a Pinterest page just for my writing, with several boards exclusively dealing with books, poems, and short stories. You can explore my pages without following me, but you are welcome to follow me and/or pin and/0r like a picture. My Pinterest page is under Chuck Suddeth. You may also click Pinterest under Links.

Experiment 38

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Experiment 38 (young adult thriller, 4RV Publishing, paperback) Release date TBA

Eighteen-year-old Emily lives with her scientist father and knows nothing about her mother. When Emily begins dating Nate, two strange men in a Lincoln Navigator follow them everywhere. After Nate discovers her mother’s identity, the two men kidnap Emily, but her father doesn’t try to save her. Nate’s rescue fails, so she tries to escape on her own.

Her father holds a deadly secret about her past. Are the two men working for her father? Will Nate give up trying to rescue her? Why do the two men want her? Can she escape and ever have a normal life?

YA thriller, publication TBA

YA thriller, publication TBA

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Neanderthal Protocol (adult thriller, Musa Publishing, eBook)  neanderthalprotocol-200
After cold-fusion physicist Greg Anderson’s DNA test marks him as a Neanderthal, he is forced to live like an animal. Rachel helps him search for the organization trying to destroy him. PDF, ePUB (Nook, iPad, Android), PRC (Kindle), Mobi

[available from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Musa Publishing’s website, independent bookstores via Kobo, and other online retailers]

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This interior illustration for my YA thriller, Experiment 38, comes from the Art Director at 4RV Publishing, Aidana WillowRaven. Her website is:

http://willowraven.weebly.com/tween—ya.html

Experiment 38

978-1-940310-02-2

Experiment 38 (young adult thriller, 4RV Publishing, paperback)

Eighteen-year-old Emily lives with her scientist father and knows nothing about her mother. When Emily begins dating Nate, two strange men in a Lincoln Navigator follow them everywhere. After Nate discovers her mother’s identity, the two men kidnap Emily, but her father doesn’t try to save her. Nate’s rescue fails, so she tries to escape on her own.

Her father holds a deadly secret about her past. Are the two men working for her father? Will Nate give up trying to rescue her? Why do the two men want her? Can she escape and ever have a normal life?

experiment sketch - signed

 

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Halloween Kentucky Style (middle readers, Diversion Press, paperback)
Mike and Timmy try to scare Alice and Rosie. The trick’s on them when a younger neighbor and a homeless man team up to give them a real Halloween scare! It can be ordered from any bookstore or on-line retailer.KentuckyHalloween

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Reminder, this is tomorrow: Anyone from Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana is welcome to come. Monday, January 6, 6 to 8 pm. No RSVP required.
Barnes & Noble’s Café, 801 South Hurstbourne Parkway, a mile north of I-64, on the right. This is NOT the Summit Shopping Center B&N.
The first hour will be for socializing, the second hour for optional critiques. Writers can read for three minutes. Illustrators are welcome. You do not need to be a SCBWI Midsouth member to attend. For more information, contact Charles Suddeth at csuddeth@iglou.com

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(courtesy of Publisher’s Weekly)

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck Jeff Kinney (Amulet)

2. Inferno Dan Brown (Doubleday)

3. Killing Jesus Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt)

4. Proof of Heaven Eben Alexander (Simon and Schuster)

5. The House of Hades Rick Riordan (Disney Press)

6. Divergent Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

7. Jesus Calling Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson)

8. Sycamore Row John Grisham (Doubleday)

9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel Jeff Kinney (Amulet)

10. Happy, Happy, Happy Phil Robertson (Howard)

11. Allegiant Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

12. Lean In Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf)

13. The Fault in Our Stars John Green (Dutton)

14. Things That Matter Charles Krauthammer (Crown Forum)

15. Doctor Sleep Stephen King (Scribner)

16. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald (Scribner)

17. And the Mountains Echoed Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead)

18. Fifty Shades of Grey E.L. James (Vintage)

19. Si-Cology 1 Si Robertson (Howard)

20. Strengths Finder 2.0 Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on this day in 1892 (died 1973) Mr. High Fantasy wrote the Lord of the Rings and many other books. Where would Hollywood and New Zealand be without him? He was the first writer who made me appreciate fantasy. Before him, I regarded fantasy as comic book/B movie material.

I don’t have a photo of him, so here is a photo of his Number One Fan:

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