Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord archive series is featuring my David Attenborough book review today. Why not pop over and give Sally some love? Thanks, Sally!
AllAccessCon – reposted from SciFi & Scary
Five Facts about Trees | guest post by Patricia Lynne
Five facts about trees today, from guest author Patricia Lynne. You’ll remember she launched her new YA book, Leaves of Fall last month. I thought it was a great random act of wildness for #30dayswild as well. Five Incredible Facts
Sally’s still partying! Smorgasbord End of Summer Party
Sally Cronin’s weekend party for the End of Summer continues today! I was there for brunch yesterday, although I had to skip off and do other things, so I returned later to catch up with the news and gossip. You
Danielle English, Kanizo Art
Danielle English is a talented artist and illustrator who uses the brand Kanizo Art to promote and sell her work. You’ve seen her work here, often. If you haven’t noticed it, I have problems. Dani does all my Princelings covers!
Mondays will never be the same #blogging
Mondays are days most people blog. I get a strew of emails from people I follow. Okay, some of those are from posts on Sundays, but still… Last Monday, someone changed my life. To be fair, he changed several hundred,
There’s a party going on at Smorgasbord
There’s a party going on over at Smorgasbord’s Variety is the Spice of Life. Sally Cronin is celebrating four years of blogging and new things for September with a three day bash featuring games, people, music, laughter, food, and stories.
Have you met Kristen Twardowski?
I met Kristen Twardowski a little while ago when the Story Reading Ape reblogged one of her amazingly insightful posts. Then he reblogged another one and I decided to follow her by email. I don’t know about you, but I like
Today’s Guest Post on the Story Reading Ape: A Tribute to Fred and George
My guest post for June is up on The Story Reading Ape. Read more of this post here….
Thank you, Arthur Ransome
Arthur Ransome’s anniversary falls next Saturday. It’ll be fifty years since the death of this prolific writer, who created a series of children’s books that has stood the test of time. The Swallows and Amazons stories are still as popular
Update on Greenhorn – book and movie
Three years ago I published a review of Anna Olswanger’s middle grade novel Greenhorn. I ‘met’ Anna because we were both involved in the Love MG Actually project launched and co-ordinated by Sally Harris, which in turn led to the BookElves project. Isn’t
From Chris McMullen (reblogged from readtuesday.com) It’s like a Black Friday sale – for books! The first step toward finding amazing book deals is to browse the Read Tuesday catalog (see below). Don’t worry: You won’t make purchases at Read
Blog tour: Uncovering Cobbogoth by Hannah L Clark
Uncovering Cobbogoth by Hannah L. Clark Norah Lukens needs to uncover the truth about the fabled lost city of Cobbogoth. After her archaeologist uncle’s murder, Norah is asked to translate his old research journal for evidence and discovers that his
Stanley & Katrina interrupt our normal service…
…for an important message Stanley and Katrina, pet authors of the Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets, and their agent Neighbour Girl, are looking for funding for a super-dooper cover for their new book: The Observations of Obstreperous Animals.
X for X-ray
We reach the final week of the A to Z Challenge, and today I’m delighted to welcome Vidya Sury, one of my co-minions on #TeamDamyanti. As well as her minioning, Vidya has been running the challenge on two blogs –