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 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 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 – 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 Kelly Carey

Welcome, Kelly Carey, to the Debut Review Challenge blog! Thank you for sharing your writing journey and your debut picture book! New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway! Debut By-the-Numbers: HOW LONG IS FOREVER? Number of years writing: 16 years  Number of years from contract to published… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Kelly Carey

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