Summer in the Wyrd Woods RELEASED!


Mix of Minnesota Cabin Life Plus Magic in New Series by Duluth Author

DULUTH MN, July 2, 2018 — “I started out writing for my kids,” says Duluth author Michelle Nephew, “so of course it had to be about our cabin, and the magical things they find in the woods around it. But other than being a mom, I also have my PhD in English Lit and years of experience in publishing, so I knew I was onto something from the beginning.”

Summer in the Wyrd Woods went on sale Sunday on Amazon, Google Play, and Smashwords. The first ebook in the Wyrd Woods series, it tells the story of Sophie, Emma, and Jack as they explore the strange and wondrous Northwoods around their family cabin, full of fantastical creatures and exciting adventures.

The Wyrd Woods is a series of early reader chapter books for lower elementary children. It features chapter lengths, vocabulary, and subjects appropriate for young readers just starting their reading adventures. Each book also includes a special Parent’s Guide section with ideas to talk about with your child, and a sneak preview of the next book in the series.”When my kids first started reading — REALLY reading — I had trouble finding really good chapter books for them,” says Nephew. “So I wrote my own for them. Now I’m thrilled to share a really positive and enthralling reading experience with other young children!”

Michelle Nephew has her Ph.D. in English Literature and is a co-owner of publishing company Atlas Games. She spends her weekends with her husband and three kids at their cabin in Minnesota’s magical Northwoods.

Michelle Nephew

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