Category Archives: On Reading

You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Read Banned Books!

I’m so honored to be appearing on the following panel, sponsored by Maryland Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Advisory Panel and Teen Interest Group. You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Read Banned Books: A Panel Discussion Thursday, September 28, 2017, 2:00p.m. … Continue reading

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Everything You Want to Know, and Even Stuff You Don’t

I’ve posted a round-up of the most common questions I get about Sword and Verse, my writing process, and my favorite stuff.  Which Hogwarts House would I be Sorted into? Do I write longhand on a computer?  What’s my favorite … Continue reading

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GeekyCon Recap

A couple of weeks ago I got to go to my first GeekyCon, and it was fabulous!  I left the con and went directly to a camp in the woods, which is why I haven’t gotten to post about it … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: The Queen’s Thief Series

Welcome to the fourth and final installment of my “Books That Made Me” series, part of the #SixteensBlogAbout series featuring The Sweet Sixteens’ favorite books and authors.  So far in this little series, I have written about the book that … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: The Harry Potter Series

Welcome to part three of my little series about my favorite books and authors, part of this month’s #SixteensBlogAbout topic over at The Sweet Sixteens. I’ve already written about two of the seminal books of my adolescence, Watership Down and … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: THE LORD OF THE RINGS by J.R.R. Tolkien

So here’s the second in my little series, inspired by The Sweet Sixteens’ December #SixteensBlogAbout theme, “Favorite books and authors”. Last week I wrote about the book that made me a book evangelist, Watership Down by Richard Adams, and I mentioned how … Continue reading

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Books That Made Me: WATERSHIP DOWN by Richard Adams

This month’s #SixteensBlogAbout theme over at The Sweet Sixteens is “favorite books and authors”, so I decided to make this a little series celebrating some of the books and authors that have had the most impact on me as a … Continue reading

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