Honey: The Dog Who Saved Abe Lincoln will be released on January 14th, and I’m delighted to be celebrating its arrival into the world with its author, Shari Swanson. Honey is a forgotten true story that Shari discovered through pure tenaciousness. Finding a reference to a childhood friend of Abe Lincoln, she followed lead after … Continue reading
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Nicole Valentine–What Was on Her . . .
Nicole Valentine joins us today in celebration of A Time Traveler’s Theory of Relativity. I first got a peek at this brilliant middle grade novel when Nicole and I were studying for our Masters of Fine Arts, and I am thrilled that you too will be able to read it soon. It’s coming out on … Continue reading
Laura Sibson–What Was on Her . . .
Today I’m excited to be celebrating Laura Sibson and her debut novel, The Art of Breaking Things, slated to be released June 18. The Art of Breaking Things tells the story of Skye, whose party-first-ask-questions-later lifestyle starts to crumble when her mom rekindles a romance with the man who betrayed Skye’s trust and boundaries when … Continue reading
Miriam McNamara–What Was on Her . . .
This week, the spotlight is on Miriam McNamara, the author of The Unbinding of Mary Reade, a novel based on the life of a female pirate who lived during the golden age of piracy. The real Mary Read’s mother masqueraded Mary as a boy for inheritance reasons, and Mary later moved through the world as … Continue reading