YA Feature: Paperback release of Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

St. Martin’s Press is releasing the paperback version of Carry On (St. Martin’s Griffin) by #1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell with an exciting new cover on May 9, 2017! **If you haven’t haven’t had a chance to read this YA gem yet, go grab a copy of Carry On.** Rainbow Rowell writes books about misfits … More YA Feature: Paperback release of Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Guest Post: author Alyssa Palombo on Tips for Making Time to Write

I am thrilled to feature a guest post by author Alyssa Palombo! Alyssa took readers by storm with her debut novel, The Violinist of Venice, when it was released last year and received wonderful praise and review attention from people and places like Roberta Rich, Shelf Awareness, Romantic Times, and more. Alyssa has a gift for … More Guest Post: author Alyssa Palombo on Tips for Making Time to Write

From KidLit Reviews – THE BIG BOOK OF BEASTS by Yuval Zommer

Sue Morris reviewed The Big Book of Beasts by Yuval Zommer on her blog, KidLit Reviews, and I wanted to share. Zommer defines beasts as, “Beasts are deadly, cunning and most importantly, wild!” See which animals are included in this non-fiction picture book full of interesting illustrations. Click on the link below to read Sue’s review … More From KidLit Reviews – THE BIG BOOK OF BEASTS by Yuval Zommer

YA Spring/Summer preview with audio-clips from Macmillan Audio

I’m so happy to share with you a preview of Macmillan Audio’s Young Adult titles for Spring/Summer 2017! I love relaxing on a warm day with a book in hand and turning each page myself, but I also love hearing a novel expertly read to me and transporting me into the story. Here are some … More YA Spring/Summer preview with audio-clips from Macmillan Audio

PB Flashback: 1990’s

Time for one last walk down PB memory lane…this time a look back at the 1990’s. Which one is your favorite? Have any to add? I love revisiting old(er) picture books, some are classics and others spark personal memories. Hope you enjoy 🙂 Note: Listed by Title/Author/Illustrator/Date of First Publication Possum Magic written by Mem … More PB Flashback: 1990’s