Welcome Author Denise Vega – Giveaway Alert

I’m so happy to share my interview with author, writing professor, and generous force for literacy from picture books to YA, Denise Vega. I met Denise through our local SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) where I’ve learned so much from her presentations. Denise is an inspiration to the writing community and I’mContinue reading “Welcome Author Denise Vega – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement – 9/20/21

Congratulations to Marla Yablon winner of the giveaway from the multitalented Dow Phumiruk who has offered a winner’s choice giveaway of one of her books! I was at the launch last week for HELLO, TREE! written by Ana Crespo and illustrated by Dow and it’s magnificent. Marla, please email me at ljrwritenow at Gmail toContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 9/20/21”

Welcome Author Katelyn Aronson – Giveaway Alert

I’m very excited to help celebrate author, Katelyn Aronson’s third picture book, CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, illustrated by Eve Farb which released in August. My love for cows and bulls began in childhood so when I first heard this book announcement, I may have shrieked with joy. CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL is a delightful storyContinue reading “Welcome Author Katelyn Aronson – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement – 9/13/21

Congratulations to Rinda Beach, winner of SNOOZAPALOOZA from author Kimberlee Gard illustrated by Vivian Mineker. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did! It’s perfect for bedtime and getting ready for winter. Rinda, please email me so that I can connect you with the author. Don’t miss out on other amazing giveawaysContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 9/13/21”

Welcome Author Alda P. Dobbs – Giveaway Alert

I’m excited to share my interview with Alda P. Dobbs whose middle grade debut BAREFOOT DREAMS OF PETRA LUNA exemplifies why I love reading middle grade books. Her writing is rich the story includes interesting details of the Mexican Revolution, and most importantly, it is a marvelous story that takes the reader on a rideContinue reading “Welcome Author Alda P. Dobbs – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Henry Herz – Giveaway Alert

Today’s interview with author Henry Herz celebrates the book birthday for his latest book, I AM SMOKE, illustrated by Mercè López. I hope you are reading this post while enjoying a lovely slice of cake topped with candles so you can appreciate smoke in your own home. When you’ve finished your cake, be sure toContinue reading “Welcome Author Henry Herz – Giveaway Alert”