Debut Review Challenge with Lisa Katzenberger

I'm pleased to welcome Lisa Katzenberger to the blog. This round of the Debut Review Challenge wraps up in less than two weeks and we are eager to celebrate the release of NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY on Tuesday, June 23rd. Congratulations on your debut, Lisa! Lisa Katzenberger has been creating stories since she was… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Lisa Katzenberger

Debut Review Challenge with Mike Armstrong

I'm so pleased to welcome Mike Armstrong to the blog today. His debut picture book, BEST DAY EVER, is sure to inspire some imaginative fun! After beginning his career as a marketing professional, Michael Armstrong changed course and joined the nonprofit world. He served as the Executive Director of The ALS Association, The Crohn's &… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Mike Armstrong

Debut Review Challenge with Sharon Giltrow

Sharon has been a big supporter of the Debut Review Challenge from the beginning. It is such a pleasure to welcome her as a featured author with her debut picture book, BEDTIME, DADDY!, hot off the presses! Sharon Giltrow grew up in South Australia, the youngest of eight children, surrounded by pet sheep and fields… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Sharon Giltrow

Library closed? Ready to review? Here are some links to Kidlit debuts!

Are you curious about the debut Kidlit creators featured in the May/June 2020 Debut Review Challenge? Here are some fun facts, figures, and links! The round is all about PICTURE BOOKS. Fiction and nonfiction. Silly and serious. All kid-centric and engaging! Five out of eight creators are also members of the 2020 Debut Crew. (Fun… Continue reading Library closed? Ready to review? Here are some links to Kidlit debuts!

Debut Review Challenge with Katelyn Aronson

Join me in welcoming Katelyn Aronson to the blog! Her debut, Piglette, is a charming story of self-discovery with the feel of a classic. Originally from California, Katelyn worked as an independent bookseller for several years before moving abroad to Europe at the age of twenty-five. Today, she lives between France and Switzerland, perpetually deprived… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Katelyn Aronson

Debut Review Challenge with Claire Noland

With schools canceled all over, her book EVIE'S FIELD DAY will be part of an At-Home Field Day this Thursday, May 21st! Click below for more info! Now on with the post! It is my great pleasure to welcome Claire Noland to the blog. Claire Annette Noland home base is in central California where she… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Claire Noland

Debut Review Challenge with Gabi Snyder

I am delighted to welcome Gabi Snyder to the blog! Read on to learn about her writing routine and what she finds so rewarding about writing. Gabi Snyder loves dogs, math, and unusual modes of transportation. She holds a Master of Arts in English-Creative Writing from the University of Texas in Austin. She lives in… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Gabi Snyder

Debut Review Challenge with Paulette Sharkey

It is my pleasure to welcome Paulette Sharkey to the Debut Review Challenge blog. Her picture book, A DOLL FOR GRANDMA, explores the memory loss of a grandparent and is a useful tool for families navigating that difficult terrain with their children. Paulette Bochnig Sharkey worked for many years as a librarian, first in her… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Paulette Sharkey

Debut Review Challenge with Heather Kinser

Debut author Heather Kinser is kicking off a new round of the Debut Review Challenge by sharing her journey to publication on the blog. Welcome, Heather! Photo Credit: Di StarrHeather Ferranti Kinser writes at the intersection of story, poetry, and nature from her home on the San Francisco Peninsula. She's a former technical editor who… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Heather Kinser

Debut Review Challenge – May/June 2020 Round

The Debut Review Challenge is back with a whole new Kidlit Debut Crew for our May/June round. Here's how to play: Follow these debut authors on social media and find challenge posts with #DebutReviewChallenge.Find their books at your local indie bookstore or at your library. (If your library doesn't have their books, request that they… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge – May/June 2020 Round