Winner Announcement 8/16/21

Congratulations to Lauren Kerstein, winner of the picture book critique from the amazing Tara Lazar! This is truly a coveted prize; so many comments on the interview post. If you didn’t win, please comment on the other open giveaways from Lindsay Leslie, Becky Scharnhorst, Sylvia Liu, and tomorrow’s interview will be with Kimberlee Gard. Tara’sContinue reading “Winner Announcement 8/16/21”

Welcome Author Tara Lazar – Giveaway Alert

I am honored to feature Tara Lazar and celebrate her recent release, BLOOP, illustrated by Mike Boldt. It’s a new favorite in our house. Charlie loves it because it honors the bond between dogs and humans. Tara’s known to readers everywhere for her creative. laugh out loud picture books and BLOOP fits that description perfectly.Continue reading “Welcome Author Tara Lazar – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 6/21/2021

Congratulations to winner Reem Al-qaysi winner of CLAIRE’S CLOSET, by author Debra Scala Giokas and illustrated by Mary Ryan Reeves. Congratulations to Bonnie Hausman winner of NO ROOM FOR A PUP! by author Elizabeth Suneby and illustrated by Laurel Molk. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow @ Gmail so that I may connect you withContinue reading “Winner Announcement 6/21/2021”

Welcome Author Lisa Blake – Giveaway Alert

Today I’m excited to share my interview with another Colorado author (Yay!) and another book featuring dogs (Yay!) Lisa Blake and I are members of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of SCBWI and hopefully we’ll be back to in-person gathering soon and can meet face-to-face. Lisa is celebrating the debut of her first picture book, HOWContinue reading “Welcome Author Lisa Blake – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Elizabeth Suneby – Giveaway Alert

Today I welcome Elizabeth Suneby who is the author of several books, but her most recent picture book, NO ROOM FOR A PUP! illustrated by Laurel Molk combines a few of my favorite things: puppies, yiddish, and folk tales. The main character, Mia wants nothing more than a pup, just as I did when IContinue reading “Welcome Author Elizabeth Suneby – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 5/24/21

Congratulations to Janet Hersh, winner of I’M A GLUTEN-SNIFFING SERVICE DOG from author Michal Babay, illustrated by Ela Smietanka. Congratulations to Sara Kruger (SavoringEveryMoment) winner of the picture book critique from author Kari Lavelle, WE MOVE THE WORLD, illustrated by Nabi H Ali. Winners, please email me so that I can connect you with theContinue reading “Winner Announcement 5/24/21”