New interview with middle grade author Ben Gartner

Middle grade author Ben Gartner is back with me today. During this visit, we’re chatting about the second book in The Eye of Ra series, Sol Invictus. It’s a mix of time travel, historical fiction, action and adventure. During his virtual book tour, Ben will be awarding a $20 Amazon or Barnes and Noble (winner’s Read More

Interview with children’s author Sharon C. Williams

Children’s author Sharon C. Williams is here today and we’re chatting about her new MG chapter book, Jasper, Amazon Parrot: A Rainforest Adventure. Bio: Sharon C. Williams is a native of New England raised in Northern Maine. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and son. She is also owned by a flock birds. Read More

Interview with mystery author Margi Preus

Mystery author Margi Preus is here today to chat with me about her new middle grade novel, The Silver Box, which is part of the Enchantment Lake mystery series. Bio: Margi Preus is the author of the Newbery Honor book Heart of a Samurai and other books for young readers, including the Minnesota Book Award Read More

Interview with children’s author Mark M. Even

Children’s author Mark M Even joins me today to chat about his new middle grade fantasy, The Wonders of the Peculiar Parasol. During his virtual book tour, Mark will be awarding a $20 Amazon or Barnes and Noble (winner’s choice) gift card to a lucky randomly drawn winner. To be entered for a chance to Read More

Interview with middle grade author Jerry Harwood

Author Jerry Harwood is here to chat with me about his new middle grade (MG) book, Jam Sessions: Sometimes in Middle School, the Best You Can Do Is Survive. Bio: Jerry Harwood was born in Ooltewah, TN. His mother was an elementary school teacher and he spent his afternoons reading books in her classroom or Read More

Interview with middle-grade fantasy novelist J.M. Bergen

Helping me kick off a new week is novelist J.M. Bergen. He’s chatting with me about his new middle-grade fantasy, Thomas Wildus and the Wizard of Sumeria. Bio: J.M.’s debut fantasy/magic series originally started as a bedtime story for his oldest son. The story turned into a saga, and one book turned into five. Thomas Wildus Read More

Interview with MG historical novelist Rob Currie

Today’s special author guest is Rob Currie. We’re chatting a bit about his new middle-grade historical, Hunger Winter: A World War II Novel. During his virtual book tour, Rob will be awarding a $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble (winner’s choice) gift card to a lucky randomly drawn winner. To be entered for a chance Read More

Interview with middle grade novelist Kai Strand

Today’s special guest is novelist Kai Strand. She’s sharing a bit about the first book in her new Concord Chronicles fantasy series, Day of Reckoning. During her virtual book tour, Kai will be awarding a $15 Amazon gift card to a lucky randomly drawn winner. To be entered for a chance to win, use the Read More

Interview with children’s author Sunayna Prasad

Writer Sunayna Prasad joins me today to chat about her middle grade children’s fantasy, The Frights of Fiji. During her virtual book tour, Sunayna will be awarding a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble (winner’s choice) gift card to a lucky randomly drawn winner. To be entered for a chance to win, use the form Read More

Interview with YA author L. B. O’Milla

My special author guest today is L. B. O’Milla and we’re chatting about her new middle-grade YA fantasy, Adventures of Little Yaga and Her Friends. Bio: L. B. O’Milla was born in Kiev, Ukraine (back then a part of Russia), and loved to read and write from an early age. Her dream was to become Read More