Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Comings and Goings

What a wild October it’s been so far! My house has been on the market for nearly a year, and it finally sold – with less than 2 weeks to pack everything up and move out! I am so grateful … Continue reading

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Read This!: OUR YEAR IN LOVE AND PARTIES by Karen Hattrup

Our Year in Love and Parties by Karen Hattrup Summary: Tucker knows that some relationships take work. With his best friend, Bobby, and his mom, everything is simple, steady. His dad, on the other hand, seems to only show up … Continue reading

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See you this Sunday at the MD Renaissance Festival!

I’ll be signing at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville, MD this Sunday!  Hope to see you there! Sunday, October 6,  11 AM-5 PM: Maryland Renaissance Festival: Visiting Author at Page After Page Bookstore Come learn to write your name … Continue reading

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Coming soon in paperback: DAGGER AND COIN!

Dagger and Coin releases in paperback on October 15! To celebrate, my cat Mary helped me out with this introspective photoshoot: And I’m also celebrating with a giveaway over on Twitter! DAGGER AND COIN comes out in paperback on 10/15! … Continue reading

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Books About Amazing Girls and Women

Erin at My Storytime Corner has compiled amazing list of recent children’s books about mighty girls and amazing women, and we are honored that She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices is among them! It’s in great company with … Continue reading

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Read This!: RED, WHITE, AND ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Summary: What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young … Continue reading

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Read This!: MOXIE by Jennifer Mathieu

I did a lot of reading over the summer, but I am a little behind on my reviewing! Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing my reviews of my favorite recent reads. I hope you enjoy them as … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Win a copy of the newest book by Karen Hattrup!

I’m closing out the summer by reading the funny and poignant Our Year in Love and Parties by Karen Hattrup – and soon you can too! The book comes out from HarperTeen on October 8, 2019, but you can enter … Continue reading

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Terrific Teacher Resources

It’s back to school time, and I’ve got some great resources related to my books for teachers! She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World This unique nonfiction picture book highlights 14 women who raised their … Continue reading

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July and August Appearances and Events

Once Upon a Sign at Fairfax County Public Libraries Come away to a land of kings and dragons, queens and castles, and learn signs through stories and songs of magic. Bring the whole family (and your fairy godmother too) for … Continue reading

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