Five on a Friday with Cara Sue Achterberg

As promised, we’re starting something new today! One of the great things about the publication process is how many other authors I get to “meet.” We all hear about the big, flashy books by big-name authors, but there are a host of gems we as readers may never even hear of. I’m seeing a lot…

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Gifts for Readers

2020 has been a reading year for me–more great books than I could possibly share. But I thought, since it’s gift-giving season, I’d share six of the books that have really stuck with me from my reading this year. How To Walk Away (Katherine Center) is a gorgeous, hope-filled, uplifting story that follows a woman…

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Free Write: My Bookworm (i.e., why I’m grateful for good librarians)

I love having a real reader in the house. A bona-fide, chapter-book-devouring, one-third-of-the-way-through-summer-reading-in-seven-days reader. But you know what? If I didn’t put my foot down, he’d read nothing but superheroes. Graphic novels, picture books, chapter books–doesn’t matter. As long as it’s a Transformer or a or a LEGO Heroes Factory or a DC or Marvel…

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