Welcome Author Martha Freeman – Giveaway Alert

We are lucky today, as Martha Freeman takes a break from her very busy writing schedule to give us some insights into her books and inspiration. She is the author of many wonderful books for children of all ages, including BORN CURIOUS: 20 GIRLS WHO GREW UP TO BE AWESOME SCIENTISTS which was the lastContinue reading “Welcome Author Martha Freeman – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcements 2/22/21

Congratulations to Ellen Leventhal winner of the AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERSTARS package of 3 books by Claudia Mills. Congratulations to Lenora Biemans winner of HOME FOR A WHILE by Lauren Kerstein. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail.com so that I may put you in touch with the authors. Don’t forget to comment on other openContinue reading “Winner Announcements 2/22/21”

Happy Book Birthday to me and Aliana – Giveaway

Today I’m celebrating two years of ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, being out in the world. One lucky winner will receive a signed copy. Comment on the post, RT, and share on Facebook to be entered in the giveaway. What were you like at the age of your target audience? I loved reading, finding insects,Continue reading “Happy Book Birthday to me and Aliana – Giveaway”

Welcome Author Joana Pastro – Giveaway Alert

Today I welcome Joana Pastro whose wonderful, recently released picture book speaks to my heart, LILY BELLE, A DAMSEL NOT IN DISTRESS. I love books with an empowering message, and when even the title made me smile … but wait until you see what’s inside. She has generously offered a copy to one lucky winner.Continue reading “Welcome Author Joana Pastro – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcements!

Congratulations to Yangmommy (Jenny Buchet) winner of a signed copy of Carrie Finison’s book DON’T HUG DOUG, illustrated by Daniel Wiseman Congratulations to Marcia Williams winner of a full picture book critique from Evelyn Bookless, author of CAPTAIN GREEN AND THE TREE MACHINE, illustrated by Danny Deeptown Winners, please email me ljrwritenow at gmail.com soContinue reading “Winner Announcements!”

Welcome Author Claudia Mills – Giveaway Alert

Today’s guest is both a wonderful writer and a very dear friend. I met Claudia at a local Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) when I was new to Colorado. To be honest, didn’t have many friends at the time, so when Claudia was introduced as the guest speaker and called ‘someone anyoneContinue reading “Welcome Author Claudia Mills – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Lisa Katzenberger – Giveaway Alert

Today Lisa Katzenberger joins me to share her second picture book IT WILL BE OKAY, A STORY OF EMPATHY, KINDNESS, AND FRIENDSHIP, illustrated by Jaclyn Sinquett. If you ask me, we could all use a bit more of that. I haven’t read this book yet, but I can’t wait to see it. Lisa is generouslyContinue reading “Welcome Author Lisa Katzenberger – Giveaway Alert”

Winners for the first two giveaways!

Congratulations to Jilanne Hoffmann, winner of Samantha Cleaver’s book RAISING AN ACTIVE READER. Congratulations to Melissa Darrow, winner of Linda Elovitz Marshall’s book THE POLIO PIONEER. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail.com and I’ll connect you with the authors! Reminder to comment on the current book giveaways: ALONE by Megan E. Freeman, ANIMALContinue reading “Winners for the first two giveaways!”