Category Archives: Authors You Should Know

So Much #LoveInBooks!

Hello lovely reader, My Valentine special #LoveInBooks, featuring six other YA authors, has ended and a winner has been drawn for the giveaway. Thanks and a kiss to all who entered! I hope you enjoyed the series.       … Continue reading

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#LoveInBooks: 7 YA Authors Sending Love

Hello, lovely reader! Today is the first day of a multi-author Valentine’s Day special: #LoveInBooks. Seven of us have teamed up to share quotes from our books containing the word “love” from now through Valentine’s Day. Here’s the first quote … Continue reading

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GeekyCon Recap

A couple of weeks ago I got to go to my first GeekyCon, and it was fabulous!  I left the con and went directly to a camp in the woods, which is why I haven’t gotten to post about it … Continue reading

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Celeste Lim on Diversity

Today we’ll hear from author Celeste Lim, who shares her thoughts on diversity in children’s fiction as part of The Sweet Sixteens’ #SixteensBlogAbout May theme. Born in China and raised in Malaysia, Celeste holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and an MA from … Continue reading

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An Interview with Megan Morrison, Author of GROUNDED: THE ADVENTURES OF RAPUNZEL

I recently had the enormous pleasure of interviewing my good friend, Megan Morrison, about her debut middle grade novel, GROUNDED: THE ADVENTURES OF RAPUNZEL, for the Sweet Sixteens’ debut author interview series, The Debut Club. This is an extended version … Continue reading

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Betty May: Exploring the Struggles of Women Behind Bars

When I was a child, I had the incredible good fortune to meet a woman who would shape the person I became, whose energy and belief in others helped me evolve from a shy little girl who cried in the … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: The Queen’s Thief Series

Welcome to the fourth and final installment of my “Books That Made Me” series, part of the #SixteensBlogAbout series featuring The Sweet Sixteens’ favorite books and authors.  So far in this little series, I have written about the book that … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: The Harry Potter Series

Welcome to part three of my little series about my favorite books and authors, part of this month’s #SixteensBlogAbout topic over at The Sweet Sixteens. I’ve already written about two of the seminal books of my adolescence, Watership Down and … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: THE LORD OF THE RINGS by J.R.R. Tolkien

So here’s the second in my little series, inspired by The Sweet Sixteens’ December #SixteensBlogAbout theme, “Favorite books and authors”. Last week I wrote about the book that made me a book evangelist, Watership Down by Richard Adams, and I mentioned how … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: WATERSHIP DOWN by Richard Adams

This month’s #SixteensBlogAbout theme over at The Sweet Sixteens is “favorite books and authors”, so I decided to make this a little series celebrating some of the books and authors that have had the most impact on me as a … Continue reading

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