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Laurie Stolarz - you can read about her in SLJ, AND you can be her LJ friend

I was reading this article, and thought wait a minute - she's on my friends' list. It kind of gave me a secret thrill.

Anyway, School Library Journal reports "Flux, Llewellyn’s young adult fiction imprint, has repackaged Laurie Faria Stolarz’s Blue Is for Nightmares (2003). Stacey Brown, a hereditary witch but otherwise normal teenager, has prophetic dreams about her best friend being murdered by a psycho killer. Although everyone at her boarding school is a suspect, Stacey, with the help of the folk magic she has learned from her grandmother, is determined to find the would-be murderer before her nightmares come true. The book, which has sold more than 100,000 copies and is the first in a series, was cited by ALA’s Young Adult Library Services Association as a Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers in 2005 and as a Popular Paperback for Young Adults in 2007."

To read more about how they repackaged the book, including soliciting readers' spells and poems, click here.

To see her Live Journal entries, click here.



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