The Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore – Giveaway Alert

Today I have the joy of celebrating The Wandering Jellyfish, a new independent bookstore which opened last summer in Niwot, Colorado. The two owners are writers I know from SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and since they opened, I’ve been there more times than I can count. I recently visited to shareContinue reading “The Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Andrea Wang – Giveaway Alert

I am thrilled to share my interview with another wonderful member of my local SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) chapter, Andrea Wang. In preCovid times, we were together at a variety of events and the last time I saw her in person she shared news about her then upcoming book, WATERCRESS andContinue reading “Welcome Author Andrea Wang – Giveaway Alert”

This week’s winner announcement coming Wednesday

I’m traveling at the moment and didn’t pick the winners for Lisa Rogers’ or Kate Foster’s giveaways yet. Comment on those posts to enter! Winners coming later this week! Also, don’t miss amazing giveaways from Chana Stiefel, Kim Tomsic, Rosie Pova, and Karen Cotton. Plus another amazing interview coming tomorrow!

Welcome Author Rosie Pova – Swag Giveaway

Today I have Rosie Pova visiting the blog. Her new book, SUNDAY RAIN, illustrated by Amariah Rauscher was recently featured in the New York Times! Rosie is offering one lucky reader a swag bag of goodies! Comment on the post to enter the giveaway. What were you like at age of your target audience? IContinue reading “Welcome Author Rosie Pova – Swag Giveaway”

Welcome Author Kate Foster – Giveaway Alert

I am very excited to welcome author Kate Foster to the blog today. She is a a wonderful presence on Twitter and has brought many people in the writing community together. As you’ll find out below, what she hopes readers will get from her books is what I’ve gained from our interactions on social media.Continue reading “Welcome Author Kate Foster – Giveaway Alert”

Last Day for Four Giveaways! Comment on Posts to Enter

I’ve been on vacation so I missed choosing and announcing winners last Monday.Now that I’m back, I’m making up for lost time. There are four giveaways that will have winner announcements on Monday, April 12. Ellen Leventhal is offering a signed copy of her new book A FLOOD OF KINDNESS, illustrated by Blythe Russo. ValerieContinue reading “Last Day for Four Giveaways! Comment on Posts to Enter”

Welcome Author Fleur Bradley – Giveaway Alert

I am so happy to share my interview with Fleur Bradley, author of MIDNIGHT AT THE BARCLAY HOTEL, illustrated by Xavier Bonet, a mystery set at a location similar to The Stanley Hotel, a favorite spot to visit with friends from out of town. Even though I’ve never seen The Shining, I’ve been to TheContinue reading “Welcome Author Fleur Bradley – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome author Julie Abery – Giveaway Alert

Julie and I met in 2019 as part of a picture book debut group. Even though we are geographically 5000 miles apart, we have grown close through the wonders of technology. Hopefully one day, I’l be able to travel to Switzerland again and meet her in person. She’s been a fabulous critique partner, and we’veContinue reading “Welcome author Julie Abery – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Norene Paulson – Giveaway Alert

Today, Norene Paulson whose second picture book WHAT’S SILLY HAIR DAY WITH NO HAIR? released this month. I am always impressed by the creativity of writers, but if you visit Norene’s website, you’ll see her bio written from A to Z which is delightful. Norene is generously offering one winner a signed copy of WHAT’SContinue reading “Welcome Author Norene Paulson – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Christine Evans – Giveaway Alert

I’m very happy to welcome Christine Evans to the blog today. We met two years ago as part of a picture book debut group. She also writes inspiring poetry and today she’s here to share her latest books to be released: WISH LIBRARY a new chapter book series! The words “chapter book” takes me backContinue reading “Welcome Author Christine Evans – Giveaway Alert”