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     I will be participating in Go Teen Writer's 100 for 100 challenge. It is designed to help students (it is not exclusively for students, though)  to be able to keep a steady writing habit throughout the school year. Every day for 100 days you write 100 words. Winners will receive a badge for there blog and enter a drawing for prizes. To view the rules and sign up, click here.

      Jill Williamson is an amazing author who has written the Blood of Kings trilogy and Replication. Her new book, New Recruit, came out this month. On September 22, I will be posting a book review accompanied with a giveaway.

Here's the blurb:

Forced to choose between military school and a Christian spy organization, skeptic Spencer Garmond signs on with the Bible geeks. But before he even boards the plane for Moscow, Spencer realizes this is no Bible club.
These guys mean business.
Stumbling onto a case involving a gang of homeless boys, a chilling tattoo, and the always beautiful Anya Vseveloda, Spencer struggles to find the faith needed to save the Mission League from enemy infiltration.

To learn more, click here.


  1. I'm doing the GTW 100 for 100 too! Can't wait. :)
    ~Sarah Faulkner

  2. Hi Alyson! Thanks for following my blog! I'm going to be participating, too, and I'm ultra-excited because I don't usually get to write much during the semester, but this is totally doable! :)



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