Category Archives: Books + Comic Books

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

TeenBookCon Reflection: Pics, Tweets & Quotes From Our ‘lil View of the Con.

The night before the con authors and event planners gather at Blue Willow Bookshop to meet and to sign the infamous walls. Have you ever seen the walls? It’s worth a trip! Authors from every genre, age bracket and area

TeenBookCon Reflection: Pics, Tweets & Quotes From Our ‘lil View of the Con.

The night before the con authors and event planners gather at Blue Willow Bookshop to meet and to sign the infamous walls. Have you ever seen the walls? It’s worth a trip! Authors from every genre, age bracket and area

Hollywood Calling! Find Out The Hollywood Connection of these YA Author’s at TeenBookCon

I’m excited to be moderating the Hollywood Calling panel at this weekend’s TeenBookCon. At the panel you can ask the four featured authors questions, and learn more about their books and writing life.  If you stay until the end of the

Hollywood Calling! Find Out The Hollywood Connection of these YA Author’s at TeenBookCon

I’m excited to be moderating the Hollywood Calling panel at this weekend’s TeenBookCon. At the panel you can ask the four featured authors questions, and learn more about their books and writing life.  If you stay until the end of the

Radiant Author: Javaka Steptoe Shares Inspiration, Heartache and Ambition

Javaka Steptoe was all over book news in January, but new interviews and stories continue to post. One of the most interesting interviews I’ve heard with Mr. Steptoe is by Jesse Thorn, for the Bullseye program. Steptoe speaks of the impact that

Radiant Author: Javaka Steptoe Shares Inspiration, Heartache and Ambition

Javaka Steptoe was all over book news in January, but new interviews and stories continue to post. One of the most interesting interviews I’ve heard with Mr. Steptoe is by Jesse Thorn, for the Bullseye program. Steptoe speaks of the impact that

All’s Fair in Love and Art at TeenBookCon: Kayla Cagan, Nina LaCour and Benjamin Alire Sáenz

What would you ask these three revered and talented writers? I’ll be moderating this panel on Saturday April 1st. Why don’t you think of a good question and come out and ask it? Kayla Cagan will be discussing her debut

All’s Fair in Love and Art at TeenBookCon: Kayla Cagan, Nina LaCour and Benjamin Alire Sáenz

What would you ask these three revered and talented writers? I’ll be moderating this panel on Saturday April 1st. Why don’t you think of a good question and come out and ask it? Kayla Cagan will be discussing her debut

Read/Listen to YA Titles for Free Before You Buy Them at TeenBookCon -Just 24 Days Away!

Are you familiar with TeenBookCon? It’s on April 1st at Alief Taylor High School and gives the public the opportunity to listen to and meet contemporary Young Adult authors and hang out with other people who read them. New York

Read/Listen to YA Titles for Free Before You Buy Them at TeenBookCon -Just 24 Days Away!

Are you familiar with TeenBookCon? It’s on April 1st at Alief Taylor High School and gives the public the opportunity to listen to and meet contemporary Young Adult authors and hang out with other people who read them. New York