Great Reads

Congratulations to the 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners …

… but in particular Craig F. Walker of THE DENVER POST for Feature Photography! 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners JOURNALISM Public Service – The Philadelphia InquirerBreaking News Reporting – The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News StaffInvestigative Reporting – Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley of the Associated PressandMichael J. Berens and Ken Armstrong of The… Read more »

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT is a Finalist in the Colorado Authors’ League Awards!

I’m so honored to be among so many talented writers! Colorado Authors’ League 2012 Awards Finalists Book-length Mainstream Fiction Safe Haven by Susan Dugan (Karat Publishing)The New Sons of Liberty by Tom Stohlgren (CreateSpace)River Stone by JB Winsor (BoulderDigital Publishing) Book-length Genre Fiction A Way in the Wilderness by Paula L. Silici (Moonlight Mesa Associates)Buried… Read more »

Colorado Book Award Finalists 2012

I’m incredibly honored to be in the company of these incredible writers! See the list below. Please join me and the other finalists as we read and sign our books at this special event: Colorado Book Awards Finalist ReadingsApril 19, 20125 – 8 p.m.Residence Inn Marriott, Denver City Center1725 Champa St., Denver, CO Readings will be… Read more »

Melissa Conroy Author and Artist and Her Writer’s Block Monster

My guest blogger today is Melissa Conroy (Yes! She has a famous author dad!) whose sweet new book Grandma is an Author releases today. It’s an interactive story and journal about creativity and writers’ block. But after visiting her amazing website and browsing her many creative endeavors, I have a hard time believing Melissa is… Read more »

Lovely First Reviews for LIGHT UP THE NIGHT!

Swooning! LIGHT UP THE NIGHT [KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!]By Jean Reidy; illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine The coziest of quilts becomes a rocket ship in this gorgeous, mesmerizingly rhythmic read-aloud that explores a boy’s small place in a vast world. Sporting star-spangled pajamas, the not-too-sleepy astronaut wraps his red-and-white quilt around his shoulders and zooms off into… Read more »