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Sunday, March 18, 2007

A Little Roaring!

Please forgive my indulgence - I try not to write to much about "me,me,me," on this blog, but I do want to share with those of you who might care! Like a Maccabee received a STARRED review in Jewish Book World! I am pinching myself.

Here is an excerpt:

Using the backdrop of the Hanukkah holiday, the author realistically captures the challenges of peer pressure and positive ways to overcome adversity against a bully. Written for children of all backgrounds, the story of Hanukkah is retold through the narration of the grandfather. Black and white cartoon-like pen illustrations add a comical flair and complement Ben's age appropriate and comic musings... this heartwarming novel marks a promising debut for this first time author. Kids will enjoy this book at Hanukkah time or throughout the year.

This is just the motivation I needed to keep writing!

Have a Happy Sunday!

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5 Comments:

Blogger Terry P. said...

Yea, Barbara! Congrats on getting a ***starred*** review (okay, I know those were asterisks, but my keyboard doesn't make stars). Here's to many more excellent reviews!

March 18, 2007 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Barbara Bietz said...

Thanks, Terry!

March 18, 2007 at 1:47 PM  
Anonymous Greg T. said...

Hey Barbara,

Starred review! Excellent! Looking forward to your next novel.

March 20, 2007 at 4:56 PM  
Blogger Barbara Bietz said...

Thanks, Greg! Next novel? Hmmm.

March 20, 2007 at 7:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

MAZEL TOV,GIRLLLLLLL!

March 21, 2007 at 2:51 PM  

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