Teen authors David & Laura Lee (Inspire us to write)

David T. Lee (15 year-old of 5 books, published a 4,500-word sci-fi at 7); Laura T. Lee (13 year-old of 2 novels, published a 62,000-word novel at 10)

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Happy 4th of July! FREE book for kids 7/4-7/8

Happy Independence Day! A fun and imaginative chapter book written and illustrated by teen author David Lee. Published 8 years ago, it becomes the 2nd best selling book in The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller series. FREE on Kindle (7/4 to 7/8), always on KindleUnlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008SUE3PM “I am about halfway through reading Danny and the Trip […]

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FREE Kindle download – “The Risen” by Laura Lee

Sharing the 2nd book “The Risen” of the TWO WORLDS series. FREE Kindle download this week! An action packed fantasy novel written by young author Laura Lee at age 11. She completed the trilogy by age 13. Get your copy today: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B2GZ6FM (paperback also available) Please support her book by leaving her a comment on […]

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Two Worlds by Laura Lee (Chapter 2 Read Aloud)

😀 YouTube channel “Accelerated Reader” will premiere chapter 2 of Laura Lee’s first book of the Two Worlds trilogy today at 10:00AM (EST). The video is embedded in this post. A chapter will be posted every Wednesday going forward. Please share. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/cstnG2TDHTM

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Two Worlds by Laura Lee (Chapter 1) Read Aloud

😀 YouTube channel “Accelerated Reader” premiered chapter 1 of Laura Lee’s first book of the Two Worlds trilogy today at 10:00AM (EST). The video is embedded in this post. A chapter will be posted every Wednesday going forward. Please share. YouTube link: https://youtu.be/ZRnswfg4Pho

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Write with David on Facebook Live today at 5 PM!

Feeling bored at home today? Join teen teen author David Lee at 5 PM for a fun new episode of WriteNow! WriteNow is a Facebook Live series where David takes suggestions from the audience and writes a short story in real time. Along the way, he’ll give valuable writing advice and answer questions. All you […]

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Catch some dinosaur action for FREE!

Starting today, you can read my book “Danny and the Invasion of the Dinosaurs” on Kindle for FREE! Don’t miss out — the deal ends on Sunday 3/29/2020: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GO3HYXS “Danny and the Invasion of the Dinosaurs” is the third installment of my series “The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller. As a fantastic homage to Jurassic Park […]

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Want something exciting to read? FREE Kindle.

Want something exciting to read? My first book, Two Worlds, is free on Kindle through Thursday, March 26.  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01I42D2ZA Read it? Leave me your feedback. I’m open to all suggestions and criticism. Laura  

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Read My Second Book For Free This Week!

Danny and the Trip to Outer Space is now FREE on Kindle from March 18th to 22nd! Catch the deal on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008SUE3PM This means for a limited time you can read the first two books in The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller for free! (Book 1, Danny and the Portal of the World, is permanently […]

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A free book for every kid!

With the COVID-19 virus causing massive disruptions to daily life and keeping many at home, I want to provide something fun to read, so my first book is now FREE on Amazon. Enjoy! “There’s a reason why Danny Hoopenbiller’s family calls him “Tom Ed”. From teddy bear telescopes to superhero generators, he’s turned science fiction […]

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Inspiring Girl Scouts at Enchanted Passage!

On Saturday, we paid another visit to the kind folks who run the lovely Enchanted Passage bookstore in Sutton, MA! We were there to help run an overnight writing camp for a troop of Girl Scouts trying to earn their Scribe (writing) badge! It was such a fun experience to interact with the youngsters and […]

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Watch David & Laura’s TV interview on Miller Chat (Shrewsbury, MA)

On June 21, Laura and I were interviewed as part of the Shrewsbury Public Library’s annual Author Showcase. Our interviewer was Robbin Miller, host of Shrewsbury’s Miller Chat television show. Enjoy watching our interviews (each are approximately five minutes long)!

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Watch David & Laura’s TV interview on Be My Guest (Upton, MA)

Laura and I were interviewed by Jan Lewis (the host of Be My Guest from Upton Community TV)! This episode was recorded on June 21. We had a lively chat about our books and thoroughly enjoyed our time with Jan. Following the interview, the books were donated to Upton Public Library. Enjoy the full thirty-minute […]

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Awesome time at Barnes and Noble’s AuthorStock!

In April, my brother and I went to a Barnes and Noble in Millbury, MA for AuthorStock, an annual event where local authors promote and sell their books. There were about 20 authors participating. After we introduced ourselves, we each took turns to talk about our writing journeys. Lisa Shea, a local author and leader […]

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A Week of Summer Reading Kickoffs!

Hope everyone’s having a great summer so far! I went to Millbury Library and Shrewsbury Public Library to participate in their annual Summer Reading Kickoff events! At Millbury, we were welcomed warmly by the librarians. Lots of kids stopped by at our table to learn firsthand about our writing journey. I’ve said this a few […]

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Shrewsbury Public Library Author Showcase 3PM Today

June 20th (Thursday), 3-6pm at Shrewsbury Public Library (Massachusetts) – Twenty five talented authors and one illustrator are looking forward to meet you in this year’s Author Showcase. Books will be available for purchase / autographs! This is part of the whole day super fun family friendly annual Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival event (organized by […]

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Summer Reading Event at Millbury Public Library

📖 Library Summer Reading Event: Young authors David and Laura Lee have been invited to talk about their book writing journey at Millbury Public Library, Wednesday, June 19 at 4pm. Their books “The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller” series and “Two Worlds” series will be available for purchase/signings.

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Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is an exciting adventure with a hint of comedy

Hey guys! Today, we watched Captain Marvel from Marvel Studios. Brie Larson is the titular superheroine, a woman named Vers who lost all memory of her past when she gained her powers. Teaming up with S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury (played by Samuel L. Jackson) after being stranded on Earth, Vers tries to find out more […]

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Come see David & Laura at Barnes & Noble’s Authorstock Event

Authorstock Part III is on Sun Apr 28th from 12-3 at Millbury’s Barnes & Noble! This one has amazing teen authors David and Laura Lee, an inspiring children’s book, a book on PTSD, and a book on moving through grief. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/575303599622654/ Hope to see you there! #inspiration #creativity #barnesandnoble #authorstock #infomages #millburyma #bookpromotion #authors […]

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Bookselling to benefit the restoration of the Asa Waters Mansion

Wonderful time meeting Millbury people and promoting David & Laura’s books at Asa Waters Mansion’s March Madness Shopping Spree this afternoon (to benefit the restoration of the Asa Waters Mansion)! Great weather, 60’s, sunshine. #infomages #AsaWatersMansion #bookselling #youngauthor #DannyHoopenbiller #MillburyMA From BooksrFun admin

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FREE ebook for our blog subscribers (3/13 – 3/17)

Book 1: Two Worlds (A novel of friends and foes from strange places) will be FREE March 13 to 17! Recommended for readers age 10+, 72 chapters, 62,000 words, written by teen author Laura Lee at age 10. Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01I42D2ZA If you or your family likes Laura’s book, please leave a review for her on […]

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FREE kindle – Danny and the Invasion of the Dinosaurs

LOVE action-packed SCIENCE FICTION? This FREE OFFER expires in 4 days. Read reader comments under the Editorial Review. Let us know if you have any questions. Book 3: Danny and the Invasion of the Dinosaurs (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GO3HYXS) [The impossible has happened. Dinosaurs, vanished 65 million years ago, have come back to life. Nations have to unite […]

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FREE kindle download for kids (5 days only)

FREE kindle download for kids (5 days only). Age Level: 5 – 10 Grade Level: K – 5 Click this link or paste it into your internet browser: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005GVKRE2 From: Booksrfun admin

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FREE Kindle for Laura’s 2nd YA novel this week

🎁 FREE Kindle (Jan 28 to Feb 1) | Cost $0.00 | Own & share it | Please leave review(s) to support the author Title: The Risen (YA novel, 206 pages, Age Level: 10+, Grade Level: 5+) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B2GZ6FM Summary of the story: Cerys, a Fire sorceress and Lieutenant to Queen Matilda, faces a coming war […]

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🎁Get your FREE gift today! Forward this offer to friends.

Danny and the Wrath of the Dinosaurs is the final installment of The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller 5-book series, which David started publishing at age 7. His work stimulates children’s creativity in writing and promote STEM learning. It will cost $0.00 till Sunday, Jan 20th. Get your FREE copy today at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079WW48FH and please consider […]

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The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller (5-Book Series)

Danny Hoopenbiller, the titular character, is an ingenious young inventor. The 5-book series chronicles Danny’s ridiculous inventions and heart-pounding adventures. His exploits take him through a diverse group of locations, from Earthly places like New York and Yucatan, Mexico to interstellar settings such as Foodland the Planet Seventh! Whether Danny’s fighting for the future of […]

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FREE Kindle “Danny and the Revenge of the Dinosaurs” (till Jan 13th)! Submit your review.

Free Kindle offer: Danny and the Revenge of the Dinosaurs (for readers age 7+) is FREE for 5 days till Jan 13th (Sun)! This young inventor 5-book series promotes the value and fun of learning STEM. Direct link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B015ELXV9Q David has been writing chapter books for children since age 7 – inspires his readers to […]

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FREE chapter book (Jan 2-6)! Share this offer, submit a review.

Happy New Year! 🎁 Danny and the Invasion of the Dinosaurs (Recommended for readers age 7+) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GO3HYXS is FREE for download Jan 2 (Wed) to Jan 6 (Sun)! Please share this offer to anyone you like and consider submitting your review to support the author. Teen authors David Lee (age 15) writes sci-fi chapter books, […]

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FREE Amazon eBook “Danny and the Trip to Outer Space” (Dec 27 to 30th)

🎀 Happy Holidays, everyone! 📖 Let’s urge our kids to read 📚 and be creative 🖊 🎨 🎭 this holiday season. 🎊. Danny and the Trip to Outer Space (Recommended for readers age 6+) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008SUE3PM is FREE 🎁 on Amazon Dec 27 (Thu) to Dec 30 (Sun)! Download the book and be sure to support […]

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FREE Amazon eBooks written by David & Laura (Wed 12/19 – Sun 12/23) Happy Holidays!

📣 Danny and the Portal of the World (Recommended for readers age 6+) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005GVKRE2 📣 Two Worlds: A novel of friends and foes from strange places (Recommended for readers age 10+) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01I42D2ZA 🎟 FREE on Amazon Dec 19 (Wed) to Dec 23 (Sun)! Please help the teen authors by adding your review on Amazon! 🎟 […]

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Record-breaking book event at Auburn High yesterday!

Yesterday, we had our last event of the year at Auburn’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair! The fair was one of the largest we’ve gone to, spanning multiple floors across Auburn High School. We were glad to be in an area with good foot traffic. Many families visited our table and got signed copies of our […]

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Join us at Auburn’s Annual Holiday Craft Fair this Saturday (150+ vendors)

Auburn’s 6th Annual Holiday Craft Fair will be held at Auburn High School (99 Auburn St.) this Saturday, December 15th 9am to 4pm. *Teen authors David and Laura will be there on the 2nd floor, table #146. With more than 150 vendors (see the full vendor list in this post) participating in this event, you […]

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Kicking off the Holiday Season at the St. Mary’s Holly Fair!

Saturday and Sunday’s Holly Fair at the St. Mary’s School was a blast! My sister and I had a wonderful chance to talk to so many people, especially families who came to attend the Church’s Sunday services. A long 14 hours of book promotion in 2 days rewarded us with plentiful sales. Many vendors were […]

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Join us at St. Mary’s Holly Fair this Saturday and Sunday

Teen authors David and Laura will have a table at the Holly Fair for both Saturday (9am to 6pm) and Sunday (8am to 1pm). Don’t miss this chance to get a signed copy of their books for yourself or your friends. This will be our last bookselling event in Shrewsbury for this season. Next stop, […]

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Photos of Holiday Farmers Market Pop-Up (with Shrewsbury Robotics Team)

Happy Thanksgiving! Sharing 26 pictures from the Holiday Farmers Market Pop-Up at Oak Middle School (Saturday). David and Laura had a wonderful time selling their books. Shrewsbury Robotics Team proudly baked 850+ apple pies (a new record) this year during their fundraising event. Thanks for your continued support! Sam

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What a Super Cool Saturday outside Oak Middle School!

New to this year’s Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival were a small petting zoo and a huge benefit concert. See this post’s pictures of the fun we put together for our community, so many student and adult volunteers involved. Glad to meet those who came to David and Laura’s book table! Can’t wait for next […]

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Fantastic time at the Asa Waters Mansion’s Fall Festival!

Sunday, September 23rd, Laura and I sold books at the Asa Waters Fall Festival! We’ve had quite a bit of success in Millbury this year (like Enchanted Passage and the Blackstone Valley Barnes and Noble), and this Fall Festival was no exception! From 10-4, we met new customers and made new friends while celebrating our […]

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Get Signed Copies of Our Books at Barnes and Noble TODAY!

Don’t have the time to come to our events? Get our books at the Barnes and Noble at the Shoppes in Blackstone Valley, Millbury MA! Last we checked, only 8 signed copies of my first book (Danny and the Portal of the World) and 7 signed copies of Laura’s debut (Two Worlds) are in the […]

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Fabulous Author Faire at Enchanted Passage in Sutton!

Enjoy our presentation videos and event pictures from yesterday’s Author Faire! Our presentations (mine on writing action scenes and Laura’s on getting started writing a novel) went wonderfully! Signed copies of our books are now available at the bookstore. Special thanks to the store owners Sandy and Kimberly for setting the event! Bye! David:)

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Get Ready for a Magical Saturday at the Enchanted Passage Bookstore (Sutton)!

This Saturday will be sparkling with pixie dust! Join Laura and I at the Author Faire at the Enchanted Passage bookstore (145 Armsby Road, Sutton, MA)! We will be joined by other local authors including April Jones Prince, Lisa Shea and Robbin Miller! Short talks will also be given on many aspects of the writing […]

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First TV Interview of Laura and I!

Some time ago (June 22nd), prior to my event at the Shrewsbury Public Library, we were interviewed by local talk show host Robbin Miller for her show “Miller Chat”. Below is the corresponding Miller Chat episode (the first two interviews in the video are of Laura and I). Enjoy!

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Amazing Author Showcase at Shrewsbury Public Library!

Yesterday, Laura and I sold books at the Shrewsbury Public Library from 3-6 PM! We were delighted to find both regular favorites like April Jones Prince and Lisa Shea and first timers like Laura Nelson! Sales were decent, but the experience as always was wonderful. We met new customers as well as old friends and […]

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Come see us at Shrewsbury Public Library this Friday

Summer’s just arrived! If you’re looking to escape the heat or enjoy some literature, come on down to the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival this Friday, June 22nd! Laura and I will be delighted to meet you at the carnival’s signature Local Author Showcase from 3-6 PM! This will be my 7th year […]

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Who is Trump’s New National Security Advisor and What Can We Expect From Him?

One of the latest departures from the Trump Administration is H. R. McMaster, the former national security advisor. He was the replacement for Michael Flynn, who due to lying about meeting with Russians became the first official in Trump’s administration to get fired. (At least Flynn received a letter from Trump telling him the news […]

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Limited time offer to get my books from Barnes and Noble!

This Sunday, I attended the Authorstock event at the Barnes and Noble in Millbury! My sister and I both gave talks during the event on our writing journey and read selections from our books. We met many writers at the event! Their writing specialties had a huge diversity, from children’s picture books to adult romance […]

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Our book signing event at Barnes & Noble (March 4th)!

Please join us for our first book event of the year at Barnes & Noble (March 4th, Sunday 12 to 3pm). Proceeds benefit the Blackstone Valley Art Association. We will discuss our journey as child authors along with readings of some selections from our books. Follow the link for B&N’s AuthorStock press release and event […]

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Enjoy my 5th book on Kindle!

My latest book is live on Amazon Kindle store today. A good read for 4th to 10th grade. Danny and the Wrath of the Dinosaurs (The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller Book 5) Cost only: $2.99 ($0.99 if you previously bought the paperback version on Amazon) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079WW48FH/ref=sr_1_3… Summary of the story: Danny Hoopenbiller and the rest […]

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Finding Waldo: Three Big Technologies Our Military is Exploring That You Need to Know

Chances are, as a kid, you read a “Where’s Waldo?” book. The titular character in his red-and-white striped sweater was extremely hard to pick out from a giant crowd, but you felt a great sense of accomplishment once you found him. If this example is a little too childish, a common cliche in many action […]

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A FREE holiday read for the whole family!

Happy Holidays! Laura’s novel, Two Worlds, (the 1st book of her 3-book series) is now available to read for FREE on Wattpad. Readers can vote and leave their comments on individual chapters. Your vote is important to us. A great holiday read for the whole family!

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From Apples to Amazon: Why the CVS-Aetna Merger is Beneficial

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. However, for many Americans, that apple is just not enough. According to WebMD, more than 50% of Americans use prescription medications,  from inhalers to opioids. In addition, most Americans use insurance to defer the costs of often expensive medicines and operations. Why is this important? Well, CVS, […]

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A chilly, yet successful, day at the Winter Farmer’s Market and Artisans Fair!

Last Saturday, my sister and I sold books at Oak Middle School’s Winter Farmer’s Market and Artisans Fair! This was our third year at this event. Sales were fast in the first hour, but slowed to a trickle as time passed by. Overall, we sold 10 books total. Along with selling books, we had a […]

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