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)

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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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 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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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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Wonderful weekend at Floral and Mill Pond Schools!

Laura and I had a busy weekend attending two book events! The first was the Floral Street School Family Fun Fair, an event we’ve participated in for many years. We had another great time there! A lot of Floral students were amazed when I told them I am an alumni. We also had some fun […]

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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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Splendid showing by Shrewsbury at State Speech and Congress Finals!

I am honored to be part of the Shrewsbury Speech and Debate Team, which delivered a solid performance at the state competition at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School yesterday! We came in second to Catholic Memorial, but the exhilarating experience of competing among the state’s best speakers was the most rewarding part! Special congratulations to Shrewsbury’s […]

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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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“Roman J. Israel, Esq.” definitely has its flaws, but Denzel Washington’s acting is superb

Last week, I watched “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”, which is a drama about the legal system. Focusing on its titular quirky character, it shows how his uptight and secluded life as a partner in a legal firm is destroyed when the other partner, William Henry Jackson, has a heart attack. Roman eventually makes several unethical […]

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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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“The Last Jedi” delivers emotion and excitement in an epic story

Today, I watched “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”! As the 8th chapter in the Star Wars saga, it follows old characters like Luke Skywalker and new characters like Finn as they evade the First Order, led by Kylo Ren and Supreme Leader Snoke. While Rey (a new character introduced in the previous film, “Star Wars: […]

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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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Authorpreneurs Deliver Talk at Shrewsbury Public Library

Last Thursday, my sister, my father and I were invited to speak from 6:30-8 PM at the 3rd anniversary Krosslink event in the Shrewsbury Public Library. Krosslink is a program created by Venkat Kolluri to promote entrepreneurship at public libraries. Our event was labeled “Authorpreneurs’ Talk” and we talked about how we wrote and published […]

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See you at Winter Farmers Market (Today, Oak 2:30-6:30pm)

Young authors David and Laura Lee (currently enrolled in 9th and 7th grade) will be selling their books. They will promote their new books. David published his 5th book, the final book of his sci-fi series “The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller”. He started the series when he introduced his 1st book (a 4,500-word chapter book) […]

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Authorpreneur’s Talk: What You Can Learn About Writing, Publishing and Promotion

An entrepreneur MEETUP event organized by Shrewsbury Public Library this Thursday (6:30 to 8:00PM) hosted by Priya Rathnam (Assistant Library Director). Please join us if you are interested in learning about Writing, Publishing and Promotion. https://www.meetup.com/Krosslink-Shrewsbury-MA-Library/events/244939547/ Authorpreneur’s Talk: What You Can Learn About Writing, Publishing and Promotion Thursday, Nov 16, 2017, 6:30 PM Shrewsbury Public […]

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Another rewarding book event at Floral Street School!

Yesterday, my sister and I sold books at Floral Street School’s Family Fun Fair! We made 12 book sales in total. Although we’ve done this event for many years, this year brought some interesting and fun moments! Given that our booth is directly next to a Scholastic book sale and multiple concession stands, we tried […]

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Incredible Fall Kickoff Speech and Debate Tournament at Revere High School!

Yesterday, I participated in the Fall Kickoff Tournament at Revere High School! I competed as part of the Shrewsbury Speech and Debate Team and I entered in the Novice Extemporaneous Speaking category. In Extemporaneous Speaking (Extemp for short), competitors are given 30 minutes to research (without internet) one of three randomly drawn topics and 7 […]

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Books, clowns, parades and more at the Spirit of Shrewsbury weekend!

Recently, I had an exhilarating and exciting weekend at the Spirit of Shrewsbury (September 23-24)! On Saturday, Laura and I debuted our new books (Laura wrote “The Risen” and I wrote “Danny and the Wrath of the Dinosaurs”) at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Craft Fair! Although sales were a bit slow (7 books in total), […]

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David and Laura launch new books at Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival

Same as the past four years, young authors David and Laura Lee (currently enrolled in 9th and 7th grade) will be selling their books at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Craft Fair & Farmer Market at Oak again this year (Sept 23rd – 10AM to 4PM). They will promote their new books. David published […]

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My fifth book is now PUBLISHED!

Here’s the moment you’ve been waiting for … my fifth book, “Danny and the Wrath of the Dinosaurs”, is PUBLISHED! This is the final installment of my action-packed series “The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller”. I wrote the 18,000-word story at age 12. The book is available on the CreateSpace eStore and Amazon.com. Hope you enjoy […]

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Rare solar eclipse provides amazing view of the sun

Last Monday (August 21st, 2017), a total solar eclipse passed over the continental US for the first time in nearly 100 years! Although I could only see a partial eclipse from my location in New England, it was still an amazing experience watching the moon slowly cover the sun. I used a pinhole projector to […]

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Museum of Science’s “POPnology” exhibit deftly shows the influence of popular culture on tech

Recently, I went to Boston to check out the Museum of Science’s new exhibit, “POPnology”!  As the title suggests, the exhibit explained how popular culture influenced/predicted technological advancements. Among the exhibit’s best features were the time-traveling car from “Back to the Future 3” and the world’s first 3-D printed car. A concept drawing of VR […]

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MIT’s Summer HSSP is a wonderful educational experience!

Over the summer, I’ve been taking classes at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) as part of the university’s Summer HSSP program. Summer HSSP is a program that offers weekend classes at MIT for grades 7-12. The classes I took were “Quantitative Biology” and “Quantitative Chemistry and Regenerative Biology”. Each class was taught by a student […]

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“Gifted” provides heartwarming characters and a moving story

“Gifted” is a film about a custody battle over a highly intelligent girl named Mary (played by Mckenna Grace). Mary’s mother, Diane, committed suicide due to relationship problems with Mary’s father. Diane attempted to solve the Navier-Stokes problem, but it is assumed that she never finished. Mary’s uncle, Frank, has cared for her since she […]

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Fantastic Young Musicians Summer Concert at Shrewsbury Public Library!

Last Saturday, four young musicians (including myself) played songs from a varying repertoire at Shrewsbury Public Library! Video and photos are enclosed. I was also MC of the concert. Classical pieces like “Tarantella” and the modern “Phantom of the Opera” were all part of the program! The turnout was unexpectedly good; very few empty seats […]

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FREE PIANO & VIOLIN PERFORMANCE tomorrow (Shrewsbury Public Library)

🎉🎉🎵🎵 Enjoy a FREE PIANO & VIOLIN PERFORMANCE tomorrow at Shrewsbury Public Library! This Saturday (July 22nd) 2:30 to 4:00 PM, four local students will share the joy of music – from classical to Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber. **Click the link to see the full color concert program** 🎻🎻🎹🎹

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As “The Founder”, Michael Keaton delivers a magnificent performance

Some time ago, I saw the movie “The Founder”, a film about how McDonald’s became what it is today. Originally a small-scale restaurant chain run by the McDonald brothers, enterprising businessman Ray Kroc was hired to supervise the creation of more restaurants. Reluctant to expand the chain after a previous attempt failed, the McDonald brothers […]

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Great time at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Local Author Showcase!

Last week, my sister and I sold books at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Local Author Showcase. The lineup of authors included many familiar faces along with new ones. We had a great time talking to customers and conversing with the other writers (plus, there were quite a few costumed characters)! Here are the photos: Bye! […]

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“Command and Control” is a comprehensive masterpiece on the USA’s nuclear system

Recently, I’ve finished “Command and Control” by Eric Schlosser. The book chronicled the Damascus disaster, where a nuclear missile exploded in containment. Through meticulous second-by-second details, the book explains the mechanical faults that combined to create such a catastrophe. In doing so, it also delves deeply into the history of the nuclear program after World […]

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Come visit us at the Shrewsbury Public Library next week!

Next Wednesday, June 28, 2017, my sister and I will sell books from 4-7:30 PM at the Shrewsbury Public Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival! If you’re looking for my 4th book (Danny and the Revenge of the Dinosaurs) and my sister’s 1st novel (Two Worlds) at DISCOUNT PRICES, next Wednesday is your chance! Hope to […]

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Fantastic Kids’ Fan Mail and a Letter from Rainbow Child Development Center!

Happy Mother’s Day weekend, everyone! In February, I delivered a speech and had a book signing for 50 students (K-8) at the Rainbow Child Development Center (Worcester, MA). In return, they sent me a wonderful package of fan mail! I enjoyed reading every single one of their cards. Also included in the package was an […]

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Fantastic Friday Night at “Under the Chinese Lantern”!

Last Friday, my Chinese class danced to the song “Look Over, the Girl Over There” during the Under the Chinese Lantern event at Sherwood Middle School. My sister also performed some children’s rhymes with her class. Although the event took place in a sweltering gymnasium, there were plenty of activities and games. My friends and […]

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Oak Middle School won third place at St. John’s Math Invitational!

Hello everybody! Today, I participated in St. John High School’s Math Invitational! Our team from Oak Middle School, led by Melissa McCann, won third place! AMSA won second place, and RJ Grey won first. Here are some photos. Bye! David:)

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Awesome time selling books at the Sprinkler Factory!

Good afternoon! Yesterday, my sister and I sold books as part of the Ginsburg: Green event at the Sprinkler Factory in Worcester. This event honored the poetic accomplishments and environmental activism of poet Allen Ginsberg. In the two hours that we spent there, we sold 6 books! The smell of wine (which we didn’t drink, […]

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Spectacular event at the Rainbow Child Development Center!

Hi all! Recently, I was invited to give a speech about my books to 50 K-8 students at the Rainbow Child Development Center. On Tuesday (Feb 21, 2017), that event happened; it was a great success! Along with the speech, I also read two chapters from my first book (Danny and the Portal of the […]

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Fantastic finish at the Oak Middle School speech tournament!

Last Sunday (January 22, 2017) I competed in a speech tournament held at Oak Middle School! Being the largest speech tournament of the year, it hosted around 14 schools and about 400 people. Some of the best speech teams (Milton, Pike and RJ Grey) also participated in the tournament. I entered the competition with a […]

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