Category Archives: Writing Blog

Get to Know Asian American Authors: Nandini Bajpai, author of Starcursed

The next author in this blog series is Nandini Bajpai, author of the recently published Red Turban White Horse and Starcursed. 1) Which of your characters do you most identify with and why? Nandini Bajpai: I identify with all my … Continue reading

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Mommy Read it Again: I Lost My Tooth in Africa by Penda Diakité

I Lost My Tooth in Africa by Penda Diakité (Author), Baba Wagué Diakité (Illustrator) I stumbled across this book at the library while browsing and was drawn in by the hilarious and cute title. The story is about what happened … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Sayantani DasGupta, Co-Author of The Demon Slayers and Other Stories

Our next author in this series is doctor-writer Sayantani DasGupta. I am a huge fan of Sayantani’s writing and am an avid follower of hers on twitter. (No, seriously, follow her!) 1) Which of your characters do you most identify … Continue reading

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YA Book Review: Love Edy by Shewanda Pugh

Love Edy by Shewanda Pugh When the author emailed me asking if I’d review this book, I was excited to see an African American girl on the cover, but was more than a little worried about the genre–I don’t typically enjoy … Continue reading

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My critique group buddy’s book launches today!

Just a quick post to let you know that today is the launch of Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne! If you love YA fantasy this book is for you. Livia is a member of my writing group and I saw … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Wong Herbert Yee, author of Mouse and Mole

Next in the blog series, I am honored to have Wong Herbert Yee, award-winning author and illustrator of the absolutely delightful Mouse and Mole series. (Side note: Preschooler Monkey loves Mouse and Mole!) 1) Which of your characters do you most identify with and why? … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Authors: Emily Jiang, Author of Summoning the Phoenix: Poems & Prose about Chinese Musical Instruments

The second author in our Asian American author series is Emily Jiang, author of the brand new book Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musical Instruments. Here are Emily’s answers to my questions (in poems and prose!): 1) Which … Continue reading

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MG Book Review: A Hitch at the Fairmont by Jim Averbeck

A Hitch at the Fairmont by Jim Averbeck is a middle grade mystery that takes place at San Francisco’s Fairmont hotel in the 1950s. The creepy, mysterious tone of the book is established right from the very first chapter where our main … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Padma Venkatraman, Author of A Time to Dance

Our very first author in this blog series is the award-winning and versatile author, Padma Venkatraman. Her latest book is A Time to Dance. (Side note: I absolutely love this cover and have already purchased my copy of the book!) Padma … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Mackenzi Lee’s Blog

Today I have a guest post over at Mackenzi Lee’s blog. Head on over to check it out and see what I had to say about the books on my bookshelf.

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