Category Archives: art

Joan Rivers

A couple of years ago, I watched that Joan Rivers documentary when it was streaming on Netflix. Near the beginning, there’s a scene where she stands in front of her card catalogue, which is packed full of her jokes and one-liners. … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper Cece Bell

Author/illustrator Cece Bell delves into graphic novels for the first time with the days-from-being-published El Deafo. The story, about her hearing loss from meningitis, her gain of a new superpower and her search for a true friend, is my personal … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Lisa Maxwell’s Sweet Unrest

After spending the past week watching generous bloggers reveal the cover of my own book, I am super psyched to be able to show off someone else’s. And so… (insert respectful and eerie silence here) … presenting: Sweet Unrest by D.C.-area … Continue reading

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Cover up!

No, not a coverup. I mean the cover is UP. Almost… This week — tomorrow, in fact — we’re unveiling the cover of Dream Boy, a YA novel co-authored by me and my friend Mary Crockett. We are both super … Continue reading

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Bitty (in art and sculpture)

Bitty, my main character from Canary in the Coal Mine, was lucky enough to have his likeness captured artistically lately, by the kids at Swanson Middle School, where I spoke last month about historical fiction, and by my friend Sarah … Continue reading

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