Welcome Author Julie Hedlund – Giveaway Alert

I’m very excited to share my interview with author Julie Hedlund whose new book, OVER, BEAR! UNDER, WHERE?, illustrated by Michael Slack will be out in the world on November 9th which means you should go preorder it from your favorite indie bookstore now. Julie is the founder of the 12x12PictureBook Challenge which is aContinue reading “Welcome Author Julie Hedlund – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 10/25/21

Congratulations to Shaunda Wenger, winner of a picture book critique from Karen Greenwald, author of A Vote For Susanna, THE FIRST WOMAN MAYOR, illustrated by Sian James. Shaunda, please mail me so that I can connect you with Karen! Don’t forget the wonderful giveaways still available from Lois Peterson, and Jenna Waldman and coming tomorrow:Continue reading “Winner Announcement 10/25/21”

Welcome Author Jenna Waldman – Giveaway Alert

Help me welcome author Jenna Waldman who has two Jewish themed books out now, and wait until you see what she has coming next! I’m sure you’ll agree that she’s clever and hilarious. You’re also going to want to check out her book trailers which are some of my favorites. Her book, LARRY’S LATKES, illustratedContinue reading “Welcome Author Jenna Waldman – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 10/18/21

Today I have two winners to announce for giveaways from two wonderful authors that I know and admire. Lynn Becker is the winner of a Picture Book Fast & Lite Critique from author Denise Vega and a copy of her wonderful book, IF YOUR MONSTER WON’T GO TO BED, illustrated by Zachariah Ohora. The winnerContinue reading “Winner Announcement 10/18/21”

Welcome Author Lois Peterson – Giveaway Alert

Today I’m happy to introduce you to author, Lois Peterson and her nonfiction middle grade book, SHELTER – HOMELESSNESS IN OUR COMMUNITY, illustrated by Taryn Gee which releases today. Usually I celebrate book birthdays with cake but given the nature of this book, I will be making a food pantry donation instead. SHELTER – HOMELESSNESSContinue reading “Welcome Author Lois Peterson – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 10/11/21

Congratulations to Jilanne Hoffmann, winner of a book of your choice from author, Katelyn Aronson. Please email me ljrwritenow at Gmail and let me know if you want a copy of PIGLETTE, PIGLETTE’S PERFECT SURPRISE, both illustrated by Eva Byrne, or CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, illustrated by Eve Farb. Don’t forget there are still amazingContinue reading “Winner Announcement 10/11/21”

Welcome Author Karen Greenwald – Giveaway Alert

It’s a joy to share my interview with Karen Greenwald today. Her debut picture book, A VOTE FOR SUSANNA, THE FIRST WOMAN MAYOR, illustrated by Sian James released on Friday with a virtual celebration hosted by the National Women’s History Museum which also featured two other amazing books about brave women who made a difference.Continue reading “Welcome Author Karen Greenwald – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcements 10/4/21

I’m happy to announce two winners today! Congratulations to Jennifer Lowe, winner of the a picture book critique from Henry Herz, author of I AM SMOKE, illustrated by Mercè López. Congratulations to Therese Gordon winner of a signed copy of BAREFOOT DREAMS OF Petra Luna and book swag from author, Alda P. Dobbs. Winners pleaseContinue reading “Winner Announcements 10/4/21”

Welcome Author Jason Gruhl – Giveaway Alert

Sometimes when you meet someone through connections and serendipity it feels like you already know them and after a few hours chatting with them you realize if it weren’t for a mutual acquaintance, you wouldn’t have met at all. This sums up how I feel about Jason and I’m so happy to know he’s inContinue reading “Welcome Author Jason Gruhl – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 9/27/21

Congratulations to Rondi Frieder, winner of THE MANY MEANINGS OF MEILAN, by Andrea Wang! Please email me so that I can connect you with your prize! Don’t miss other amazing giveaways still available from Henry Herz, Alda P. Dobbs, Katelyn Aronson, and Denise Vega! Comment on individual posts to enter the giveaways for books, critiques,Continue reading “Winner Announcement 9/27/21”