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Happy Book Birthday to Susan Detwiler!

Congratulations to the amazingly talented Susan Detwiler, my SCBWI MD/DE/WV co-blogger over at As The Eraser Burns, for yesterday's release of THE SPARROW AND THE TREES, (Arbordale Publishing,) which she illustrated for author Sharon Chriscoe! The Sparrow family is ready for their trip south for the winter, but Papa’s wing is hurt and he cannot make the trip. He [...]

Book Birthday: HOODOO by Ronald L. Smith

Happy book birthday to fellow Marylander, Ronald L. Smith for yesterday's release of his debut mid-grade novel, HOODOO with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast [...]

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Laura Shovan for the cover release of her upcoming midgrade novel, The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary! Gorgeous cover, LOVE it, and I can't wait to read The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary when it releases in Spring, 2016! And for the scoop on Laura's book, check [...]

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to James Proimos and Welcome Literary for the January 6th release of the graphic novel, Apocalypse Bow Wow! The end has come. The world is in shambles. Everyone is gone…except for the dogs! Brownie and Apollo are two dogs living in bliss with a big, comfy couch to laze on. But [...]

Coffee & Conversation with David Teague

Cross posted on As The Eraser Burns. With only six more weeks until the On the Road to Sparkling Literature Conference on September 20-21, you know what that means, right? Another series of awesome speaker interviews! We're kicking things off with David Teague joining us in the cyber café and he's brought along one of [...]

Happy Book Release Day to Rori Shay!

Today is my stop on the blog tour for Rori Shay, so it's with great pleasure that I say congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Rori for the release of her first young adult sci-fi novel in a series of three, ELECTED! It's the year 2185, and in two weeks, Aloy will turn eighteen and take [...]