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Interview with Alyssa B. Sheinmel for the Summer Blog Blast Tour

Welcome to day 5 of the 2011 Summer Blog Blast Tour! Today we have Alyssa B. Sheinmel, author of two of my favorite books, The Lucky Kind (Knopf, 2011) and The Beautiful Between (Knopf, 2010). From my review of The Lucky Kind: “Nick Brandt, 16, doesn’t know that answering the phone will shake up his world. A [...]

Interview with Micol Ostow for the Summer Blog Blast Tour

Welcome to the Summer Blog Blast Tour! Today’s interview: Micol Ostow, author of family (Egmont USA, 2011). Ostow is the author of numerous books, including Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa (Razorbill, 2006) and So Punk Rock: And Other Ways to Disappoint Your Mother (Flux, 2009). From my review of family: “Melinda Jensen is seventeen, lost [...]

Summer Blog Blast Tour, Day 3

Day 3 of the Summer Blog Blast Tour! Chasing Ray has the round up, direct urls and quotes from the various interviews. Today’s interviews: Sarah Stevenson at Chasing Ray Emily Howse at Bildungsroman Ashley Hope-Perez at The Happy Nappy Bookseller Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich at Hip Writer Mama

Summer Blog Blast Tour, Day 2

Chasing Ray has links and excerpts from all of today’s Summer Blog Blast Tour participants! Today’s line up: Sean Beaudoin at Chasing Ray Neesha Meminger at The Happy Nappy Bookseller Rachel Karns at Bildungsroman

Summer Blog Blast Tour, Day 1

And it’s the Summer Blog Blast Tour 2011! New to the Blog Blast Tour? Twice a year, during one week, children’s and young adult book bloggers interview a mix of authors. Each day, Chasing Ray will have highlights from each interview, along with direct URLs. In addition, the participating bloggers link and cross link to the various blogs [...]