by Rachel Seigel — 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Roald Dahl’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and it continues to be beloved by children around the globe. Several other children’s classics such as Amelia Bedelia, Where the Wild Things Are and The Giving Tree all recently celebrated milestone anniversaries, it […]
by Julie Eshbaugh ~~~ I’m fascinated by lists of “recommended reading” - not only do such lists help us discover great books, but they also reveal quite a bit about the person who created the list. (For example, someone over at LibraryThing.com has cataloged the contents of Marilyn Monroe’s personal library. Reading through the list reveals a lot about the private […]
by Susan Dennard, featuring Robin Bridges — I’m so excited to have Robin Bridges on Pub(lishing) Crawl today! If y’all don’t know her (or her Katerina Trilogy), then you’re in for a treat. First of all, she has the most beautiful covers. Second of all, she has the COOLEST book trailer of all time. Seriously, watch […]
by Susan Dennard, featuring Page Morgan — We’ve had the lovely Page Morgan on the blog before, but I wanted to have her again to celebrate her latest release: The Lovely and the Lost. If you guys haven’t yet read her books, DO. Especially if you’re a fan of my (Sooz’s) books. The Beautiful and the Cursed will totally […]
by Ian Doescher — Note from Sooz: I am SO EXCITED (like, fangirl-flipping-out-excited) to have Ian Doescher, the author of William Shakespeare’s Star Wars on Pub(lishing) Crawl! If you guys haven’t read these books, then DO. They are incredible. Now take it away, Ian! — In my freshman year English class, as we prepared to dive […]
Kat Zhang loves traveling to places both real and fictional–the former allows for better souvenirs, but the latter allows for dragons, so it’s a tough pick. Her novel WHAT’S LEFT OF ME and ONCE WE WERE, the first two books in a trilogy, are now available from HarperCollins.