Friend Friday

I adored Karen Harrington’s first novels, Sure Signs of Crazy (Little Brown), and Courage for Beginners (Little Brown) and was lucky enough to spend some time with her at the Blue Willow Bookshop-sponsored Tween Book Festival in 2014. She is sweet as pie and writes a darned good story. Don’t miss her latest: Mayday (Little… Read more »

Friend Friday

You are all in for the biggest treat of your lives when you read Susan Hill Long’s new novel,┬áThe Magic Mirror: Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel (Knopf), which pubs on Tuesday, May 10. Not only is Sue one of the warmest and wittiest people I know,… Read more »

Friend Friday

It is such a delight to host a not-too-distant neighbor, Rebecca Van Slyke, today. Her hard work and diligence have paid off with a cascade of picture books being published almost all at once! Her first picture book is the charming Mom School (Doubleday), quickly followed by Dad School (Doubleday), both illustrated by Priscilla Burris…. Read more »