The Best Books of Summer

The Best Books of Summer

Home About Writing Nonfiction Works in Progress Blog Contact One of the reasons I love classic middle grade/YA (and one of the reasons I write in this genre) is that these books are ideal for summer. I’ve collected a list of books that are particularly suited to...
Forgotten Gems: The Mitchells Series

Forgotten Gems: The Mitchells Series

Home About Writing Nonfiction Works in Progress Blog Contact This is the first post in my new blog series about largely forgotten (often out-of-print) children’s novels that definitely deserve to be rediscovered! Today’s series is The Mitchells trilogy—a longtime...
On My Bookshelf This Spring

On My Bookshelf This Spring

Home About Writing Nonfiction Works in Progress Blog Contact A handful of the five-star novels I read this spring, in no particular order: The Penderwicks At Last (Jeanne Birdsall) I have never anticipated a book’s release more than this one. Since early 2015, I’ve...
Books & Butterflies

Books & Butterflies

Home About Writing Nonfiction Works in Progress Blog Contact Summertime is for butterflies! I’ve always been fascinated with the butterflies that visit our farm, especially the showstopper of summer, the yellow swallowtail butterfly:   I recently read Gene...

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