Those who know me even a little, know that I am positively NUTTY about good middle grade fiction. Nuttier than a squirrel stuffing her little cheeks full of acorns.
Tag: Book Reviews
Interview with Book Reviewer and Podcaster…..E Train!
All ABOARRRD…the E Train is leaving the station!!! This is a ride you will want to hop on, as I talk today with eleven-year-old podcast
Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good
“Can a trip to Midgard help a bad god grow a conscience?” Louie Stowell Loki savors being the god of mischief and chaos. Odin, the
Interview with Nancy Tandon, debut author of THE WAY I SAY IT
“I can’t say my name. Not because it’s a secret or anything. Honestly I’d shout it into a microphone right now if I could. I’d give up anything to be able to do that. Even my guitar-playing fingertip calluses, which took like a million hours to get. The first half-million hours hurt. A lot.”
Top 10 Books Picture Books for 2021
I just finished reading several hundred picture books for my Cybils Award judging. Here are ten of my very favorites–perfect for gift giving and reading
Review: Save the Cat Writes a Novel
Save the Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need has been a staple for writers of all kinds: screenwriters, novelists, playwrights. But now,
New Picture Books!
Always fun to receive brand new picture books in the mail for review purposes. What I love best about this particular group of beautiful books
Don’t judge a book by its topic: An MCBA Post
January 2020 has arrived and I can’t wait to vote for my favorite MCBA book! For those who don’t live in Massachusetts, or who don’t
TO BEST THE BOYS by Mary Weber, a review
Thomas Nelson, Harper Collins, Nashville, TN 2019 Unable to put it down, I read through this so quickly it’s hard to decipher what I liked
Two reviews: Smile! and A Green Place To Be
Today I have the pleasure of reviewing two marvelous non-fiction books that Candlewick sent here. I chose these from the publisher’s new releases list because
The Writers’ Rumpus 2018 Review
Racing through the mall Voice croaking like a frog Wishing you were home sweet home Perusing your favorite blog! Is it my imagination, or does
ALL THAT I CAN FIX: Crystal Chan on writing, race, and her new YA novel
All That I Can Fix opens with squirrels raining down from trees during a windstorm. And someone has uncaged a menagerie of hungry carnivores into