NaNoWriMo 2012 Participant!
Before I begin, look at this cover. My three year old son looked at it and asked if the kid sitting down in Harry Potter. Dark hair, round glasses ….. I can see it. I’ve mentioned before that Betsy Byars … Continue reading
Way back in 2009, I wrote about getting my copy of Tiger Eyes signed by Judy Blume at the National Book Festival. Judy (I call her by her first name because we’re pals now (no we’re not)) told me that … Continue reading
By the time Abby Stevenson came along, I was no longer reading BSC books. When my then-boyfriend (now husband) started managing a Walden Books back in the late nineties, I discovered that Dawn, who I’d never really liked all that … Continue reading
I truly love this cover. Image courtesy of Goodreads. Many of you warned me about this one. You said that it would be sad, and that I’d cry. And you know what? You were so right. One of my favorite … Continue reading
Georgina Caroline Lott is eight and a half years old at the beginning of this novel. The year is 1859, and Georgina, the youngest of five children growing up on an Ohio farm, is terrified of the fact that her … Continue reading
http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=areyoutheyoui-20&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=0590434446&fc1=000000&IS2=1<1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifrKatie Harris is excited for the summer. Just eight months after the death of her stepfather, Katie’s mom decides to take the summer with Katie and her stepbrother, Jay, in the small town of Newquay, 400 miles north of their … Continue reading