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Simple but Not Always Easy: Talking with Ilene Cooper

Simple but Not Always Easy: Talking with Ilene Cooper

Whether you’re a reader of fiction or nonfiction, picture books, middle grade, or young adult, chances are you’ve come across—and admired—a book by Ilene Cooper. A former librarian and longtime Booklist editor and reviewer, Cooper is the author of the Lucy chapter-book series; A Woman in the House (and Senate), an award-winning account of women […]

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Talking Nonsense with Rivka Galchen
By September 24, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Talking Nonsense with Rivka Galchen

I recently had the opportunity to talk to Rivka Galchen about her new children’s book, Rat Rule 79, her first novel for younger readers, despite a long-standing passion for children’s literature. She’s penned articles for The New Yorker on Mo Willems and Curious George, not to mention having taught courses on kid lit. And while […]

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10 Questions for Minerva Spencer
By September 5, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

10 Questions for Minerva Spencer

Rising romance star Minerva Spencer launched her writing career with the publication of Dangerous, the first installment in The Outcasts, her Regency-set historical trilogy, in 2018. Dangerous would go on to earn a spot on Booklist’s Top 10 Debut Romances: 2018. And it was was soon followed by Barbarous, which was chosen as one of […]

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10 Questions for Maya Rodale
By November 28, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

10 Questions for Maya Rodale

Best-selling and award-winning writer Maya Rodale discovered just how great a romance novel can be while in college when her mother insisted that she read one. Now the author of more than a dozen romances, a selection of novellas, and the nonfiction work Dangerous Books for Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels Explained, Maya […]

I Did Some Funny Stuff: An Interview with Lynn Johnston, Creator of FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE
By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

I Did Some Funny Stuff: An Interview with Lynn Johnston, Creator of FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE

Lynn Johnston wrote and illustrated her classic comic strip, For Better or for Worse—about the travails and comedy in the life of the Patterson family—for 29 years. In that time, she gained a reputation for drawing great comics, executing sharp timing, and creating a genuinely funny, often sensitive picture of the idiosyncrasies of marriage and […]

Bollywood, Heart Transplants, & the Indian Kennedys: An Interview with Sonali Dev
By January 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Bollywood, Heart Transplants, & the Indian Kennedys: An Interview with Sonali Dev

In 2014, Sonali Dev won the American Library Association’s award for best romance. Since then, she continues to craft excellent stories about love, family, and healing. In her latest novel, A Distant Heart, a rare immunodeficiency confines young Kimi to her mansion, where she befriends her window washer, Rahul. Later, the sociopathic leader of a black-market organ […]