Triple Middle Grade Book Giveaway

Since January 2021, I’ve been sharing interviews with amazing authors and illustrators who are both creative and generous. Today, I’ve brought back three wonderful middle grade authors who each have a new book to celebrate. One book is a sequel, one is a guide to middle school that we all wished we had, and oneContinue reading “Triple Middle Grade Book Giveaway”

Welcome Author PJ McIlvaine – Giveaway Alert

Today I am sharing my interview with PJ McIlvaine who writes picture books, middle grade, and young adult. We met in our picture book debut group in 2019 and since that time, PJ has been hard at work creating middle grade fiction that I’m excited to share with all of you. Her recent book, VIOLETContinue reading “Welcome Author PJ McIlvaine – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement – 8-11-22

Congratulations to Lauren Strelsin, winner of AUTUMN LEAVES FALL and FOREST FRIENDS SLEEP from author Amber Hendricks, and illustrated by Gavin Scott. These beautiful board books are part of the LITTLE NATURE EXPLORERS series from Amicus Ink. Please email me Ljrwritenow at Gmail with your mailing address. Don’t miss the current international giveaway from RenéeContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 8-11-22”

Welcome Author Renée LaTulippe – Int’l Giveaway Alert!

Today I welcome Renée LaTulippe, author of THE CRAB BALLET, illustrated by Cécile Metzger. Renée is the name that comes up every time the subjects of rhyme and meter are mentioned in a discussion on social media. Depending upon who you ask, she is a legend, a guru, an expert, an authority, a master …Continue reading “Welcome Author Renée LaTulippe – Int’l Giveaway Alert!”

Winner Announcement 7/28/22

Congratulations to Amanda Davis, winner of AMERICAN DESI, from Jyoti Rajan Gopal and illustrated by Supriya Kelkar. Amanda, email me ljrwritenow at G mail so that I can connect you to your prize. Don’t miss my interview from July 19 with Amber Hendricks and come back in August for interviews with Renée LaTulippe and PJContinue reading “Winner Announcement 7/28/22”

Welcome Author Jyoti Rajan Gopal – Giveaway Alert

I’m happy to share my interview with Jyoti Rajan Gopal and celebrate the first of her two picture books being released in 2022! You can buy AMERICAN DESI, illustrated by Supriya Kelkar now and preorder MY PAATI’S SARIS, illustrated by Art Twink. She recently had a fabulous book launch in New York where her friendContinue reading “Welcome Author Jyoti Rajan Gopal – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 6/23/22

Congratulations to Marla Yablon winner of MONSTERS IN THE BRINY from author Lynn Becker and illustrated by Scott Brundage. Email me at ljrwritenow at G mail so that I can connect you with Lynn. Don’t miss my interview from Tuesday with Ashley Belote, author – illustrator of LISTEN UP, LOUELLA which also has a giveaway.Continue reading “Winner Announcement 6/23/22”

Welcome Author-Illustrator Ashley Belote – Giveaway Alert

Today, I’m celebrating a book birthday with Ashley Belote and LISTEN UP, LOUELLA. Why yes, I am having cake to celebrate and you should too. Go get some to enjoy while you read our interview. I’m so excited to celebrate this book and Ashley who I’ve gotten to know over the phone, email, and messages.Continue reading “Welcome Author-Illustrator Ashley Belote – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 4/22/22

Congratulations to Jyoti Rajan Gopal, winner of a 30 minute zoom chat with Chelsea LinWallace, author of A HOME NAMED WALTER, illustrated by Ginnie Hsu. Please email me ljrwritenow @Gmail.com Readers, thank you for supporting the authors and illustrators on the blog. Writing glowing reviews, buying books, requesting them from your library, and word-of-mouth areContinue reading “Winner Announcement 4/22/22”