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Monthly Archives: July 2013

LibraryReads; Nominate Your Favorites

The deadline for nominations for the inaugural LibraryReads list is August 2, a week from today. If you haven’t already, submit your nominations for forthcoming books (titles published in late August and beyond) that you loved reading and cannot wait … Continue reading

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Groundwood Books title to appear on the Autumn 2013 Kids’ Indie Next List!

READ ME A STORY, STELLA from Groundwood Books has been chosen to appear on the Autumn 2013 Kids’ Indie Next List – “Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers” Congratulations and well done to all involved! “Stella introduces little brother Sam … Continue reading

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Kirkus Review for Monster Needs a Costume from Scarletta Press!

It’s almost Halloween, and Monster needs to decide what he’s going to be. With so many options—a fireman, a ballerina, a cowboy, a ninja—how will he ever decide? In this playful, rhyming story, Monster shows young readers that sometimes being … Continue reading

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We’re talking about Tequila Mockingbird…. have you read it?
We’re talking about Tequila Mockingbird…. have you read it?

One of Library Journals Movers and Shakers sent Tim this note; she gave me permission to share it with you all…. I have to tell you, your book is fantastic! I thought it was going to be just a collection … Continue reading

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Today, relentless “war on drugs” and “war on terror” pronouncements have dangerously blurred the distinction between cop and soldier….
Today, relentless “war on drugs” and “war on terror” pronouncements have dangerously blurred the distinction between cop and soldier….

A very nice review of RISE OF THE WARRIOR COP in this week’s issue of The Economist. They say, “Mr. Balko manages to avoid the clichés of both right and left, and provokes genuine outrage at the misuse of state … Continue reading

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Starred reviews for Once Upon a Northern Night from Groundwood Books!
Starred reviews for Once Upon a Northern Night from Groundwood Books!

In this exquisite lullaby, a parent paints a picture of a northern winter night for their sleeping child, describing the beauty of a snowfall, the wild animals that appear in the garden, the twinkling stars, the gentle rhythm of the … Continue reading

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