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About Tasche Laine
Tasche Laine has worked as a journalist, teacher, and book editor. Her published works include Book Award winners CLOSURE: based on a true story, and CHAMELEON: a domestic thriller. Other works include, two short story anthologies: Winds of Winter and Wings of Prophecy; a YA series in the works, CHRONICLES OF V, and a children's book series, LIL PETER.
She grew up in a small town in Oregon, has lived all over the U.S., and currently resides in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and puppy. She also visits her daughter in southern California as often as possible. These days, Tasche is working on her Young Adult CHRONICLES OF V series, and the next installment of Lil Peter books!
For more information, please visit her website at https://taschelaine.com
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When Lil Peter finds out his friend Christine has rescued a cat, he wants to rescue a pet, too. But when he asks his mom about it, she’s concerned he isn’t ready for such a big responsibility. Still, she gives him a chance to prove himself.
By volunteering with the local pet rescue, Lil Peter hopes to meet the challenge. Does he have what it takes to stick it out? Is there a rescue in the making?
Read Small Things, Lil Peter, Make A Big Difference to find out who rescues whom!
Small thing, Lil Peter, Make A Big Difference is a great teaching tool to help kids learn responsibility, empathy, and caring for pets. It is recommended for children, parents, teachers, and animal enthusiasts!
An inspiring story about getting back up when life knocks us down.
Lil Peter has trouble expressing his feelings and doesn’t know how to handle life’s ups and downs. Failure frustrates him! When Grandpa stays with his family for the summer, Lil Peter discovers there’s more to life than whether he wins or loses the games they play.
Just when he’s about to give up, Grandpa teaches him a lesson he’ll never forget.
Want to know what Lil Peter learns during his summer adventures with Grandpa?
Read Get Up, Lil Peter. Get Up! to find out now!
Get Up Lil Peter Get Up is a great teaching tool for learning how to overcome adversity when life knocks us down. It’s great for children, parents, grandparents, and teachers!
Druidic prophecies, a galactic space adventure, a cabin of horrific secrets – and a mysterious white cat that seems to walk through the very stories themselves.
Whether you’re in the mood for a fantastic adventure, an edge-of-your-seat horror tale or a budding romance, Winds of Winter is the perfect read - a gift for being wonderful readers. If you'd like to support us, we're donating 100% of the proceeds to SaveACat.org!
Enjoy these 16 multi-genre short stories including:
Grandpa never let them use the cabin after Christmas. And some rules are best not broken.
Jeff Bacon – Christmas Wrath (Horror)
When Doris, the family's black sheep loses her grandmother's diamonds, she's sure they'll never want to see her again.
Louisa M. Bauman – The Mad Girl (Coming of Age)
Prophecy demands Gage have absolute dominion over his Druidic powers, but his inner demons are putting everything at risk.
Corina Douglas – Rising from the Ashes (Fairytales, Folklore & Myths)
It’s just an ordinary game day for a weary non-player character…until something opens the rift.
Paris Hansch – An NPC’s Christmas (GameLit)
Cursed as a cat for 99 years, an immortal Fiend Hunter must re-evaluate his relationship with a nemesis.
Laura Hawthorne – Lost Among Snowflakes (Fantasy)
Hannah wanted direction. What she ended up with could change her future forever…
H.R. Hobbs – The Blue Pendant (SciFi Adventure)
He'd found the girl of his dreams, then a cat got in the way.
Reen Jones – Candy Girl (Horror)
Trapped in a mountain snow storm one family makes the best of their isolation, and a legend is born.
Tasche Laine – The Legend of the Glass Stars (Contemp. Fic.)
Will a prejudice rant send Sasha’s new interest running?
Nola Li Barr – Sasha (Romance)
A secret, a brotherhood, a father’s sin. What will Prince Thutmose do when he takes the crown?
Lauren Lee Merewether – King’s Jubilee (Hist. Fic.)
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the ugliest of them all?
Joy Monette – The Girl in the Mirror (Contemp. Fic.)
Though they were partly human, the differences were too great. He would never be one of them.
Leigh Roberts – The Outsider (Fantasy, Myths & Legends)
Kevin is about to take on the galaxy until his little sister makes an outrageous request...
A.L. Rugova – The Lost Tradition (SciFi Dystopian)
A winter menace reigns terror on mice, but can it stand against their new champion?
Alicia Scarborough – Crimson Eyes (Urban Fantasy Poetry)
Can a telepathic cat and her mistress solve a robbery and welcome the culprit into town?
Melanie Snow – Trouble in Winte
Tara just wants to be loved. But life makes other plans. Will she take another chance on her first love or realize that self-esteem comes from within?
Looking back, Tara Carter wonders if what followed her first kiss was a warning of things to come. At the young age of ten, her heart broke when her best friend Trey moved 1,500 miles away. Crossing paths five years later, the two teens exchange beautiful letters that cement their love. They embark on an idealized relationship, despite trauma and heartbreak on both sides, only to be forced apart shortly after.
Tara enters college and is forced to confront the ugly side of life, losing contact with her first love. As time marches on, she yearns to know what could have been… until fate presents her with one last opportunity twenty years later. Will she take it?
If you like courageous women, raw emotions, and real-life issues, then you'll love Tasche Laine's slice of life tale—a moving fictional memoir based on a true story.
Buy CLOSURE to discover one woman’s journey of love and loss today!“Readers will be pulled in by the intensity of emotions and the drama that is featured in the writing. It’s a beautiful story, beautifully told.” —Readers’ Favorite
PICK ME Lil Peter PICK ME
A motivating story about the difference between being a leader and someone who leads.
It’s P.E. time and dodgeball is the game of the month. When Lil Peter is chosen as a team captain, his teacher challenges him to pick his team in a different way.
Lil Peter agrees, but doesn’t realize this challenge will forever change the way he views leadership.
Can Lil Peter figure out what it takes to be the leader he is meant to be?
Read PICK ME Lil Peter PICK ME to find out what happens!
PICK ME Lil Peter PICK ME is a great teaching tool to help kids learn useful leadership skills. It is recommended for children, parents, and teachers!
The crows are flying. And on their wings, destiny changes.
One crow signals bad luck. Three, a celebration. Seven, a secret. Each number drives the fate of someone's soul.
You haven't stumbled upon Wings of Prophecy by chance; this is your reward for being a chosen reader. If you'd like to support us, we're donating 100% of the proceeds to charity.
Enjoy these 14 multi-genre stories including:
Recent residents in an uncontrollable neighborhood with a sinister plan. The only thing able to stop them is nature and its guardians.
Jeff Bacon – Crow Court (Horror)
Nobody had told Hailey about the werewolves when she moved to Mickleburg, and nobody had told her about Adam, a near-stalker, but she faced both on an isolated mountaintop.
Louisa Bauman – Terror On The Mountain (Horror)
War is on the horizon, and once again, Morrigan is called upon to save her people, but this time more than the outcome of the battle is at stake.
Corina Douglas – The Morrigan: Wings Of War (Fairytales, Folklore, & Myths)
Lady Adalynn holds her son, a child born under an ominous omen. But he is not hers.
Paris Hansch – The Unwanted Child (Fantasy)
Will detective Jake Duncan solve his last case before retirement or choose family instead?
H.R. Hobbs – The Seven Crows Society (Detective Noir)
An odd child, unwanted by her father, hated by her young stepmother, Jasmine didn't have any friends. But then, unfortunately, she found some.
Reen Jones – Feeding The Crows (Horror)
Stuck on a ranch and bored, Brylee goes on a run that changes her life. Will she ever be the same?
Tasche Laine – Running In The Rain (Contemp. Fic)
Independence is all Bernice wants, but her privileged upbringing dictates otherwise. Can she break free from expectations before it's too late?
Nola Li Barr – Bernice (Romance)
When armed with a camera, a good omen, and true love, the world is perfect. Right?
Joy Monette – An Intriguing Man (Contemp. Fic)
Sometimes, being rescued is not what it's cracked up to be.
Leigh Roberts – The Rescued (Fantasy, Myths and Legends)
Count your crows, and then you'll know, if the signs will bring you, joys or woes.
Alicia Scarborough – Crows Of Nine (Urban Fantasy Poetry)
Sarah must find the secret portal but elaborate riddles and a desperate killer stand in her way. Will she find the portal in time to stop the murder?
Melanie Snow – Attempted Murder (Cozy Mystery)
Three crows rising, portends of evil or a guiding light in the darkness?
Rick Van de Poll – Triple Crown Crows (Nature Poetry, Mythology)
She never believed they existed, but now this young witch must stand before the Three Crows as they bestow her with a mandate to kill...
A single mom meets the perfect man. But perfection comes at a price. Will she have to pay it with her life?
Newly divorced Tara Spencer is a devoted single mom to her eleven-year-old daughter and is still healing from her failed marriage of fourteen years. As she embarks on an exciting new career in sunny California, the last thing she needs is a man in her life. When she meets the alluring Dr. Geoffrey Jensen, a bedazzling psychotherapist, he isn’t what he seems.
Adept at manipulating people, Geoffrey toys with Tara’s mind. He compels her to change for him, nearly convincing her she’s crazy—that is, until he tries to drive a wedge between Tara and her daughter.
When Tara finally discovers Geoffrey’s meticulously concealed past, will she wise up in time or become his next victim?
Never underestimate the bond between a mother and her child. Pick up your copy of Chameleon today.
Es hora de educación física y *dodgeball es el juego de este mes. Cuando Pedrito es seleccionado como capitán del equipo, su maestra lo reta a elegir a su equipo de una manera diferente. Pedrito está de acuerdo con el reto, pero no se da cuenta de que este reto le cambiará por siempre la manera en que percibirá el liderazgo.
¿Podrá Pedrito descubrir lo que tomará ser el buen líder que está destinado a ser?
¡Lee Elígeme Pedrito Elígeme para descubrir qué sucede!
Elígeme Pedrito Elígeme es una gran herramienta para ayudar a los niños a aprender habilidades de liderazgo útiles. ¡Es recomendado para niños, padres de familia y maestros!
*Dodgeball es un juego en el que los jugadores de dos equipos tratan de lanzar pelotas entre sí, evitando ser golpeados ellos mismos.
A shocking disappearance. Tragic family news. V searches for answers… even if it leads her into the face of danger.
Fourteen-year-old freshman Violet “V” Jiménez knows Emma will have her back on their first anxiety-ridden day of high school. So when her best friend is kidnapped just as classes begin, the determined V vows to find Emma at any cost. But her resolve is thrown a major curve with her mother’s sudden cancer diagnosis.
Struggling to cope with the shock of her mom’s ailing health and feeling things couldn’t possibly get worse, V finds solace following in the footsteps of her favorite teenage TV detective. When she discovers a link to another missing girl, her investigation takes her on an alarming ride deep inside an insidious criminal lair.
Can V expose the city’s menacing underbelly before her friend is lost forever?
Glass Stars is the first book in the mesmerizing Glass Stars YA contemporary fiction series. If you like gutsy heroines and heartbreaking conspiracies, you’ll love Tasche Laine’s venture into the darker side of trouble.
Buy Glass Stars to never give up hope today!
♥ A portion of the proceeds from Glass Stars sales will be donated by the author to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, in Charmel’s name. You can also contribute by purchasing this book through smile.amazon.com and selecting NCMEC as your charity. 0.5% of all your eligible purchases will be donated to the charity you select through the smile program.
To donate directly, report a missing child, or for more information, go to missingkids.org or call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).
An encouraging story about asking for help and working together.
Bats, ghosts, and spooky spiderwebs! Halloween is almost here and Lil Peter is determined to build a haunted house maze to attract the neighbor kids. He figures, why walk for miles when the candy can come to him? By charging candy as the price of admission into his maze, he’s sure to bring in enough candy to satisfy his sweet tooth.
As he plans and builds, a real life monster visits Lil Peter’s haunted house! Is it more than he can handle by himself? Will the monster ruin his Halloween plans? Or will Lil Peter find a way to triumph?
Find out what happens by reading Teamwork Lil Peter It Works!
TEAMWORK Lil Peter IT WORKS is a great teaching tool for kids to learn to ask for help and work with others. It’s recommended for children, parents, and teachers.
An empowering story about not giving up when life gets tough.
Lil Peter doesn’t like to run. In fact, Lil Peter doesn’t like to do a lot of things so he quits one activity after another. When he is forced to run at soccer practice, he insists on quitting soccer too. But there’s one problem, his dad won’t let him quit playing soccer—at least not until the end of the season.
Does Lil Peter have what it takes to stick out the season and stay on the team? Or will he quit, letting down his dad and his teammates?
Find out what happens to Lil Peter by reading You Can’t Quit Lil Peter You Just Can’t!
You Can’t Quit Lil Peter You Just Can’t is a great teaching tool for learning about perseverance and overcoming challenges during life’s tough times. It’s great for children, parents, and teachers!
Un relato que inspira sobre el pedir ayuda y trabajar en equipo.
¡Murciélagos, fantasmas y la araña con telarañas espantosas! Halloween casi está aquí y Pedrito está empeñado en construir un laberinto embrujado para atraer a los niños del vecindario. Se pregunta, ¿Por qué caminar kilómetros cuando los dulces pueden llegar a ti? Si cobra dulces como boleto de admisión para entrar a su laberinto, está seguro de obtener suficientes dulces para satisfacer su apetito goloso.
¡Conforme planea y construye, un monstruo de verdad visita su casa embrujada! ¿Es acaso más de lo que él puede enfrentar por sí solo? ¿Podrá el monstruo arruinar sus planes para Halloween? O Pedrito, ¿encontrará la manera de triunfar?
¡Descubre que pasará al leer TRABAJO EN EQUIPO Pedrito SI FUNCIONA!
TRABAJO EN EQUIPO Pedrito SI FUNCIONA es una gran herramienta de aprendizaje para que los niños aprendan a pedir ayuda a los demás y colaborar con los demás. Es recomendado para niños, padres de familia y maestros.