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 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

Debut Review Challenge with Bea Birdsong

I'm so excited to welcome Bea Birdsong to the blog today. Read on to learn about Bea's debut picture book I WILL BE FIERCE!, her writing routine, and her forthcoming book SAM'S FIRST WORD. New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway! Debut By-the-Numbers: I WILL BE FIERCE!… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Bea Birdsong

Debut Review Challenge with J. Kasper Kramer

I am so pleased to welcome J. Kasper Kramer to the blog this week! Her middle grade novel is unlike anything I've read before. It is full of suspense, hope, and the power of stories, all set against the backdrop of communist Romania in the 1980s. Thanks for joining me, Jessica! New this month: a… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with J. Kasper Kramer

Digging in – the March/April 2020 Debut Review Challenge

How's everyone doing out there? Social distancing may now be the norm, but there is no reason to keep your distance from these great Kidlit debuts! In fact, debut creators need your support now more than ever since events, launch parties, and tours are all being postponed or canceled. Not to fear! There are still… Continue reading Digging in – the March/April 2020 Debut Review Challenge

Debut Review Challenge with Elisa Boxer

A new round of the Debut Review Challenge has just begun and I am pleased to have Elisa Boxer on the blog today! In just 9 days, her debut picture book will release from Sleeping Bear Press. Congratulations, Elisa, and welcome! New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Elisa Boxer

Debut Review Challenge with Shauna LaVoy Reynolds

Shauna LaVoy Reynolds joins the Challenge blog today to share her tender picture book, POETREE. Welcome, Shauna! For a BONUS ENTRY, please leave a comment on this blog post! (This will apply if you also complete at least one official ENTRY FORM.) Debut By-the-Numbers: POETREE Number of years writing:  Basically forever, but I’ve been taking it super seriously… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Shauna LaVoy Reynolds

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Debut Review Challenge with Shannon Stocker

It is my pleasure to welcome Shannon Stocker to the Debut Review Challenge Blog. You won't want to miss her delightful picture book, CAN U SAVE THE DAY? For a BONUS ENTRY, please leave a comment on this blog post! (This will apply if you also complete at least one official ENTRY FORM.) Debut By-the-Numbers: CAN U SAVE… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Shannon Stocker