A Series of Things

January 9th, 2012

As I’m looking at queries, I’m coming across a lot of details in book descriptions that seem rushed, like so: “She is helped in her efforts by a brooding vampire with a soul, a lesbian witch, a former vengeance demon, a British librarian, a platinum blonde vampire with a chip in his head, and a […]

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Bitch, Please

February 2nd, 2011

Popping in from fulltime mommyhood to post this link to Chasing Ray’s brilliant and thorough review of what happens when a feminist magazine posts a list of 100 great books for teen readers, then caves to pressure and revises the list. Smart Bitches, Trashy Books has a great post on the subject as well, as […]

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Redwood a Top Ten pick!

May 14th, 2009

So last week, I believe I alluded to some good news about Operation Redwood, yes? Well, I can finally spill the beans! Booksellers throughout the country have once again voted with their nominations, and I’m pleased to share with you that Operation Redwood has been chosen to appear on the Summer 2009 Kid’s Indie Next […]

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It’s Funny!

April 14th, 2009
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Maureen Johnson is getting ready for the May release of the paperback of Suite Scarlett, keeping busy with BEDA and her new ning, but in the meantime, I’m thrilled to share that the Horn Book recently published a special list of Funny Books, and Suite Scarlett was one of only four YA titles included. And […]

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