Interview with client Lauren Allbright about her DIY book tour!

Lauren Allbright’s debut middle grade novel was published by Aladdin/Simon & Schuster in June. Recently, she embarked on her own DIY book tour called the “Just Show Up” book tour (#justshowupbooktour). Today we’re talking to Lauren about...

Book Release: FIRST WATCH by Dale Lucas

Today is the book birthday for client Dale Lucas’ novel FIRST WATCH. It is the first in the FIFTH WARD series published by Orbit. Humans, orcs, mages, elves, and dwarves all jostle for success and survival in the cramped quarters of Yenara, while understaffed...

Children’s Book Categories

Recently I have seen some confusion about what is a picture book vs a chapter book (don’t chapter books have pictures too?) and what is a middle grade title. Obviously there are some gray areas, and some titles that cross genres. But I thought I’d do a...

Memorable Muslim Books

There are a great many books by Muslim and Muslim-American authors that have made an impact on the world and/or the best-seller list. I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley The Kite Runner by...

Last Minute Literary Gift Ideas

Christmas, Hannukah and my aunt’s birthday are all nearly upon us. Because I like to shop, I’ve come up with some last minute gift ideas for the literary nerd in your life. 5. Old Leather Lined Journals ($11.99, ThinkGeek.com) 4. NYPL’s “I Have...