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YA Book Review: Outrun the Moon

The following review of Outrun the Moon (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books, May 24, 2016) by Stacey Lee is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Amber Lee (pictured below).   Here’s a description of the book from Amazon: San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the… Read More
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An Interview with Author Gae Polisner

The following post is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Josh Flores.  Gae Polisner is the author of the new and beautifully written novel, The Memory of Things. Told in the alternating perspectives of two teens in the midst of the September 11th attacks, Polisner illustrates the challenges of… Read More
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YA Book Review: The Memory of Things

The following review of The Memory of Things (St. Martin’s Griffin, September 16, 2016 ) by Gae Polisner is by Food, Fitness and Fiction Contributing Editor Joshua Flores (pictured above). Here is a description of The Memory of Things from Amazon: On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle… Read More
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Cheesy Chicken Fajitas

Looking for a quick and easy family meal? Here’s one for chicken fajitas from my book, Feed Your Family Right (John Wiley & Sons, Inc).  Cheesy Chicken Fajitas  This is one of my signature dishes that all my boys (including my husband) love. It’s so easy to prepare, with few… Read More
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How to Add Pep to End of Summer Celebrations

Disclaimer: I’ve partnered with Planters Peanuts. As always, all opinions are my own. Please read my disclosure statement here. With Labor Day just around the corner, instead of spending the holiday weekend lamenting the dwindling days of summer, why not celebrate! To help ease the transition from August to September—and… Read More
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YA Book Review: American Girls

The following review of American Girls (Flatiron Books, June 7, 2016) by Alison Umminger is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Amber Lee. Here’s a description of the book from Amazon: Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she’s had it with her life at home. So… Read More
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YA Book Review: A World Without You

The following review of A World Without You (July 19, 2016 Razor Bill) by Beth Revis is by Food, Fitness and Fiction Contributing Editor Joshua Flores (pictured below). Here is a description of A World Without You from Amazon: Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through… Read More
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YA Book Review: Saving Montgomery Sole

The following review of Saving Montgomery Sole (Roaring Brook Press, April 19, 2016) by Mariko Tamaki is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Amber Lee. Here’s a description of the book from Amazon: Montgomery Sole is a square peg in a small town, forced to go to a school… Read More
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Food, Fitness & Fiction Spring 2016

To see what’s new on the Food, Fitness & Fiction blog and learn what I’ve been up to as of late, please check out the summer 2016 issue of Food, Fitness & Fiction right here. Hope to connect with you on social media and that you have a safe, enjoyable… Read More
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Today in YA: A Q & A with Author Caragh O’Brien

The following post is from Food, Fitness & Fiction Contributing Editor Josh Flores (pictured above). Caragh O’ Brien is the bestselling author of both the Birthmarked Trilogy as well as the recently released The Vault of Dreamers series. O’ Brien’s writing is both thrilling as well as haunting. While she… Read More