Posts tagged ‘Secrets of Farbookonia’

Book 1 Reviews

June 30th, 2015

  What are readers saying about A Brief Stay at Earth Human Camp? “Readers will enjoy the adventure in this story, as well as the danger aspect. They will root for the characters to use the skills they have learned to survive, and will wish it was really them at this camp, learning and making […]

  This giveaway has ended. I’m hosting a GoodReads giveaway to celebrate the release of A Brief Stay at Earth Human Camp as a paperback! I hope you’ll enter! And I hope you win! The winner will be announced on my birthday, March 13 (a delicious Friday the 13th this year). To enter, you must […]

Friday the 13th eBook Launch!

February 12th, 2015

  Let the Official eLaunch Begin! I’ve spent the last few weeks planning the official Kindle eLaunch of A Brief Stay at Earth Human Camp. There’s a lot going on in my world at the moment! Fair warning: If you are connected to me on social media, you are going to see quite a bit […]

Book 1: Read a Free Excerpt!

January 13th, 2015

  A Brief Stay at Earth Human Camp: Book 1 of the Secrets of Farbookonia Series   Part I Innocence Chapter 1 In which we first meet Anne and Atticus Reade … The curious thing about the Reade children — there are just two of them: 12-year-old Anne and 10-year-old Atticus — is that they […]

  You know how small shops sometimes have a dollar bill or other currency framed on the wall behind the counter? It’s a tradition to do that with the first bill someone uses to buy something on opening day. Maybe it’s good luck? In the world of electronic publishing, no paper money changes hands, but […]

Meet the “Real” George Eliot

December 15th, 2014

  As someone who works in a home office, my dogs are very important to me. They are by my side all day, anticipate my actions, and — well, always say the right things (wink, wink). When I started writing a book, they very naturally followed me into the pages. This is the “real” George […]

Join Team Typo

December 14th, 2014

  Anytime I spot a typo or other kind of error in a book, I wish there was someone I could tell! Do you feel the same way? If you spot one in my book, I’d love to hear about it. Don’t be afraid you might be wrong. If it turns out that the the […]

Meet the Author

December 13th, 2014

  Marie C. Collins lives in Lambertville, New Jersey (USA), with her two dogs, George Eliot and Henry James, who — in spite of their snoring and a tendency to sniff horrifying things — are very good company (and in return, willingly endure Marie’s insistence that they love being kissed on their snouts). Marie holds […]

View Book 1 Camp Handouts

December 12th, 2014

  Here are the Camp Handouts from A Brief Stay at Earth Human Camp: Book 1 of the Secrets of Farbookonia Series. Click on an image to make it bigger.   Camp Proper NO FOOD IN BUNKHOUSES!!! DON’T FEED WILD ANIMALS!!! Camp Environs NO FOOD IN BUNKHOUSES!!! DON’T FEED WILD ANIMALS!!! Camp Roster Camp Schedule […]

About Book 1

December 11th, 2014

                          Once you find out your mother is an alien, what ISN’T possible?   That’s what 12-year-old Anne and 10-year-old Atticus Reade want to know. Minutes after learning their mother is a Farbookonian human, not an Earth human — making them half-alien — they’re […]