A roundup of recent and forthcoming books I appreciated, along with a discussion of the author blurb.
Exploring the role of parents and other adults in middle grade and YA novels and how to have a great story without getting rid of the parents.
What it was like for Torch to win the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature.
April 18, 2023 is another big book birthday for me. It’s the launch day for the first YA book I’ve translated, the hybrid graphic novel/verse novel... Read More
It’s hard to sit on good news, and even harder when it’s very good news — like a book from a relatively unknown author with a smaller publisher... Read More