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Jacqueline West
Visit JacquelineWest.com for event booking and additional information about Jacqueline.A two-time Pushcart nominee for poetry, Jacqueline West lives in Red Wing, Minnesota. The Books of Elsewhere, Jacqueline's award-winning fantasy series for young readers, is published by Dial in the USA and... show more

Visit JacquelineWest.com for event booking and additional information about Jacqueline.A two-time Pushcart nominee for poetry, Jacqueline West lives in Red Wing, Minnesota. The Books of Elsewhere, Jacqueline's award-winning fantasy series for young readers, is published by Dial in the USA and will also be published in Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Indonesia, Sweden, Norway, France, Germany, Russia, and Catalan.Jacqueline's poetry has appeared in a variety of print and online publications and has garnered several awards, including a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg prize and two Pushcart nominations. Cherma, her series of poems about Wisconsin's Bohemian immigrants, was published by the University of Wisconsin's Parallel Press chapbook series.
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A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it 11 months ago
FIrst of all, the good. The squirrel was funny, and I liked the fact that our protagonist was a boy who's hard of hearing. That's about it. The premise here is that there is a hidden world just below our own, in some cases literally. WIshes - true wishes are made under certain circumstances such...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 3 years ago
Ms. McMartin was definitely dead. - Opening sentence Something was moving inside the painting, a tiny white shape flitting between the silhouettes of the wiry trees. - Chapter 2 She couldn't leave the basement lights on all day, with the environment already in such bad shape. - Chapter 3 "A ho...
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes)
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes) rated it 4 years ago
Spellbound is the second story in The Books of Elsewhere series by Jacqueline West and continues soon after book one, The Shadows. Olive Dunwoody is a young girl who has recently been exploring the world of Elsewhere, a place she has found within the paintings of her new home. Though, the spectacles...
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes)
Cynically Sweet (Booklikes) rated it 5 years ago
The Shadows is the first book in a series, The Books of Elsewhere by Jacqueline West. Ms. McMartin, an elderly woman, has died and her house is now vacant. Alec and Alice Dunwoody, a couple of mathematicians, soon own the home. They and their daughter, Olive, find themselves in what seems to be a ne...
AmySea
AmySea rated it 5 years ago
Let me start off by saying that Lexy Fridell has a perfect voice with which to narrate the books in the Books of Elsewhere series. She's got that high-ish Lisa Simpson voice, and that works for these books since our main character is an 11 year old girl. I wasn't sure if I'd be able to deal with F...
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