Greetings, friends! If you’re in the Denver area, I invite you to come out this Friday, April 1, to see me and Jeannie Mobley at Second Star to the Right Children’s Books on Tennyson street. We will be reading from our middle-grade books, answering questions, and doing a craft starting at 6:30 pm. Second Star has… Read more »
ALL FOUR STARS on NPR!
I’m a huge fan of the Colorado Public Radio show “Colorado Matters”–especially when it focuses on books, like it does regularly with its new “Colorado Matters at the Tattered” series (in which host Ryan Warner interviews Colorado authors at the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver). So I’m super-excited to share that All Four Stars is recommended on that… Read more »
And the winner of SILVERHEELS is…
Congratulations, Donna Leonard! You’ve won a signed copy of Searching for Silverheels by Jeannie Mobley! Thanks so much to everyone who entered my giveaway over the last week. Even if you didn’t win, I hope that you’ll pick up a copy of this fantastic book, and request a copy at your local library as well. In other news,… Read more »
Event at BookBar in Denver today!
Hello, Colorado friends! Just a reminder that I’ll be at BookBar–the lovely bookshop/wine bar in Denver’s Highlands neighborhood–today at 2 pm! I’m doing a middle-grade panel along with my fellow 2014 debut authors Jessica Lawson (The Actual and Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher) and Lauren Magaziner (The Only Thing Worse Than Witches), and we have… Read more »
Interview and Giveaway: SEARCHING FOR SILVERHEELS by Jeannie Mobley!
Today I am so pleased to welcome my friend and fellow author Jeannie Mobley back to the blog! Jeannie was the very first interviewee in my Colorado is for Writers series, when her debut middle-grade novel, Katerina’s Wish, was released. Now we’re just days away from the release of her second book, Searching for Silverheels. I got to read… Read more »
My very first author event
As I mentioned in my last post, I had the great good fortune this past weekend of participating in the first-ever Longmont Public Library Teen Author Night, which culminated the weeklong Longmont Library Festival. It also happened to be my first-ever official author event, and the organizers were kind enough to include me even though my… Read more »
And the winner of KATERINA’S WISH is…
PENNY KLOSTERMANN! Congrats, Penny, and thanks to everyone who commented on last week’s interview of Colorado Book Award-winner Jeannie Mobley. If you haven’t already read Katerina’s Wish, you may want to add it to your to-read list right now. 🙂 The Colorado is for Writers series will be continuing every other Tuesday right here. Make… Read more »
Interview with Colorado author Jeannie Mobley!
Welcome to the inaugural interview in my new series, Colorado is for Writers! Every other Tuesday, I’ll be talking to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. And this week we have a giveaway, too! See the end of the post for details. Now, who better to kick things off… Read more »
It’s launch day for Katerina’s Wish!
I’m so thrilled that my friend (and fellow Coloradoan) Jeannie Mobley’s gorgeous debut novel, Katerina’s Wish, is hitting bookstores today! Last week, we had a launch party over at EMU’s Debuts (featuring a post by yours truly on how to make Czech plum dumplings, which are an important meal in the book), and now the book… Katerina’s Wish!“>Read more »