Category: Middle Grade/ Teens/ YA

Teen Blog Takeover: 5 Questions with #YA Author Elizabeth Tammi

Attention young writers with PUBLISHING DREAMS! This post is for you: 5 Questions with 22 year old #YA author, Elizabeth Tammi. Tammi’s novel, OUTRUN THE WIND, released in 2018 with Flux —when she was twenty years old! “What grew from two girls who could barely stand to talk to each other into a classic story… Read more »

Introducing QuaranTEEN, the website for Teens stuck in #quarantine.

In the intro of my guest teen blogger’s last post, the book review of Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold, she mentioned building a website for teens stuck in quarantine.  Guess what? Within days of that review going up, QuaranTEEN successfully launched!  After checking out what they had created, I invited Tori to share it… Read more »

Blog Takeover! Teen writer Tori & RED HOOD by Elana K. Arnold

What are teens doing between #DistanceLearning and #shelteringinplace?  Some are struggling with online school and others are having a hard time finding motivation.  I’ve been there, back, and there again. Amidst the crazy of #shelteringinplace, I’ve  been working on my novel (finally!), building a website for teens stuck in quarantine, and reading.  Here’s my review… Read more »

Blog takeover: Happy #YA Book Birthday to RED HOOD by Elana K. Arnold

It’s a Blog Takeover by my favorite teen writer, Victoria Krol, who has questions for another fav of mine, Elana K. Arnold. Win-win! Are you excited as I am? Check out these starred reviews for RED HOOD: “In the wake of her Printz Honor–winning Damsel, Arnold blazes a new and equally powerful trail through toxic masculinity. Read,… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to Jennifer Longo’s new YA, WHAT I CARRY

It’s here–Jennifer Longo’s new #YA, WHAT I CARRY (Random House Books* January 21st, 2020) In celebration, I’ve asked Jen a few questions about her book and her process. (See below.) People, I can’t say enough about this wonderful, much-needed novel which seamlessly combines themes of #fostercare, #adoption, and John Muir! But don’t take my word for… Read more »