Now, you might think I’m an Escalade expert. After all, I live in Switzerland. The sad truth is that I somehow missed this fabulously rambunctious festival—which is celebrated every December 12th. I only learned of it by reading Anita Lehmann’s lively and entertaining The Geneva Chronicles. Continue reading
Katie Mazeika–What Was on Her . . .
Welcome everyone and an especially warm welcome to Katie Mazeika, the writer and illustrator of one of my favorite biographies released this year. Continue reading
Lyn Miller-Lachmann–What Was on Her . . .
Happy Book Birthday to Torch and Lyn Miller-Lachmann! Torch has already garnered two starred reviews, and I’m sure more are to come! It is a powerful, sit-on-the-edge-of-your-seat, turn-the-pages-as-fast-as-you-can historical novel. Continue reading
Jane Baird Warren–What Was on Her . . .
I am delighted that Jane Baird Warren is joining me today in celebration of her debut novel, How to Be a Goldfish.
I absolutely loved this historical middle grade set in 1981 Canada. It’s a story of kindness, courage, and the unraveling of family secrets. Continue reading