Art Conquers All with Ellen Booraem

February 19th, 2016
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I’m delighted to share another true love story, this one about art and love, and, eventually, inspiration. Ellen Booraem is the author of The Unnameables, Small Persons with Wings, and Texting the Underworld, which Publishers Weekly called “Affecting, funny, and provocative”. Enjoy! In December 1979, a young artist in Newton Corner, MA, got a call […]

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#TBT – THE UNNAMEABLES by Ellen Booraem

February 5th, 2015

I always love following the Throwback Thursday hashtag on Twitter or Facebook, and today, I thought I’d play along with my own bookish version! To the left, below, the original hardcover edition of The Unnameables by Ellen Booraem. To the right, the current paperback edition! Which do you prefer?

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A Thursday Linkapalooza!

January 7th, 2010

Before I get to the winner of a copy of either Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson or Albatross by Josie Bloss (both out on February 1st! Pre-order today at your favorite bookstore!), I though I’d share some great recent links for those, and other kt literary titles. Bookshelves of Doom has a few words for […]

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More Love for Our Authors

September 15th, 2009

If a book doesn’t spring to the top of the bestseller list when it’s released, is it over? Maybe for folks like Dan Brown (as if!) but not for children’s books, which can grow and grow and grow — both in sales and in attention. For instance, check out this tweet from Kirkus Reviews: The […]

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Good news!

May 4th, 2009

So much good news, it’s hard to decide which book jacket to showcase! Let’s go in order of pub date, shall we? The genius librarians at YALSA have nominated Ellen Booraem’s The Unnameables to the 2010 Best Books for Young Adult list. Blog readers may recall that I sat in on the discussion of the […]

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