Blog tour, stop 4

Today’s entry in The Stars of Summer‘s blog tour comes courtesy of Bonnie at For the Love of Words. She’s written a lovely review of the book, and I’m so glad she enjoyed Gladys’s quest for unusual and international hot dogs. Thank you, Bonnie!!  

Blog tour, day 3!

Greetings, friends! The Stars of Summer‘s blog tour continues! Today, Sylvia at A Baked Creation has cooked up a true treat of a post. It’s a little bit book review, a little bit funky Toronto hot dog joint crawl (I want that po’boy hot dog!), and a little bit of childhood memories of favorite hot dogs… Read more »

And the winner is…

Thanks so much to everyone who entered my giveaway for signed copies of All Four Stars and The Stars of Summer. The randomly selected winner is… **** Diane Collier **** Congrats, Diane, and happy reading! But hark, that was not your last chance to win a book on this blog this week! Come back tomorrow to enter my giveaway of… Read more »

Crystal Kite finalist – and giveaway!

I got some great news this past weekend: All Four Stars is a finalist for an SCBWI Crystal Kite Award! This award is granted by fellow writers and illustrators in each of the 15 regions of SCBWI (the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators). We had amazing group of nominees in the southwest region, and I couldn’t… Read more »

ALL FOUR STARS is out in paperback today!

Hip, hip, hooray! Happy April 7–otherwise known as the paperback release date for my first novel, All Four Stars. I’m incredibly excited about this for several reasons. 1) More affordable price point. Hardcovers are gorgeous and durable, but can be too expensive for some families to afford. When I was growing up, my appetite for books was insatiable,… Read more »