An Interview with McCall Hoyle, Author of The Thing with Feathers

McCall Hoyle is an award-winning author of who tackles illness and YA romance with her new novel, The Thing with Feathers. Sixteen-year-old Emilie Day is not like the other girls from her town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. She has epilepsy, homeschooled, and would rather be reading classic literature than be the center of …

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An Interview with David B. Seaburn, Author of Parrot Talk

David B. Seaburn is the author of six novels. His latest book is Parrot Talk: Lucas and Grinder are more than a little surprised and confused to hear that their mother, Millie, who they haven’t heard from in over thirty years, has died. Now her best friend wants them to come to Pittsburgh to take …

An Interview with Kathy Strahs, Author of The Lemonade Stand Cookbook

Kathy Strahs is the author of The Lemonade Stand Cookbook: Lemonade stands . . . kids have been running them for decades, whether to raise money for a new bike, for a charitable cause, or simply to conquer boredom. Inspired by dozens of kid experts from all over the country, author Kathy Strahs pours her …

An Interview with Tantra Bensko, Author of Remember to Recycle

Tantra Bensko is the author of Remember to Recycle, the second book in her series, The Agents of the Nevermind: What if the homeless men going through your recycling know more about your life than you do? Like who is going to die. One of the recyclers, Dave, wearing disguises he keeps under a bridge, …

An Interview with Howard Jay Smith, Author of Beethoven in Love; Opus 139

Howard Jay Smith is the author of Beethoven in Love; Opus 139: A daring, compelling, and impeccably researched historical novel that offers dramatic new insight into the life of the greatest composer the world has ever known. Its fresh perspective and deeply felt understanding of Beethoven's motivations, passions, and challenges speak eloquently to us today, …

An Interview with Charles Salter, Author of The Travel Twins and the Lost Secret of the Vikings

Charles Salter is the author of The Travel Twins and the Lost Secret of the Vikings, book 4 in the Kare Kids Adventures series: Twelve year old twins Josh and Hannah travel from the USA to visit their Uncle Olaf in Norway. Olaf runs the Museum of Norse Antiquities in Oslo, and the museum's greatest treasure-the …

An Interview with Vicki Marquez, Author of The Rootlets

Vicki Marquez is the author of The Rootlets. The Rootlets are four fun-loving and adventurous kids, with veggie hair and healthy habits - whose lives, up until now, were undoubtedly ordinary. In their very first adventure, Brocc, Carrotina, Cornelius and Kaley overhear shocking news that’s most definitely NOT ordinary, and that’s sure to change life …

An Interview with Heather and Bruce Galpert, Authors of My Pancakes Taste Different Today!

Heather Wood Galpert and Bruce Galpert are the authors of My Pancakes Taste Different Today! Could a Pancake have the power to shape a child's view of their world? It was a surprise to Ethan that his favorite breakfast, a stack of steaming hot pancakes, would reveal many ways that nature and people work together. …

An Interview with Jorge Armenteros, author of Air

Jorge Armenteros is the author of Air, a novel about a student who leaves her home to get away from her oppressive boyfriend. This is Jorge's second novel, and you may recognize his name from an earlier review of his beautifully lyrical debut novel, The Book of I. Here is the official description of Air: …

An Interview with Jamie Beck, Author of Worth the Risk

Jamie Beck is the author of Worth the Risk: When Jackson St. James decided that six weeks in Vermont’s Green Mountains would help him get his life together, he didn’t anticipate replacing his craving for whiskey with a craving for his alluring new landlord, Gabby. Now, instead of prioritizing his sobriety and the resolution of the lawsuit …