Monthly Archives: November 2016

And the Undie goes to . . .

That was fun. Did you have fun? We had fun. Big congrats to our winners, and we’ll see you in 2017! Thank you, thank you, thank you, for celebrating books in this way with us. The kids are lucky. BEST SPOILER And the Undie goes to . . . BEST CLIFF’S NOTES VERSION And the […]

The Undies: Voting is Open!

It’s time. The wait is over. Travis and I are back with a pretty stellar lineup of shortlists for the first annual Undies Awards, and it’s up to you to vote in each category. And so, the categories please . . . BEST SPOILER BEST CLIFF’S NOTES VERSION BEST MIDDLE GRADE/CHAPTER BOOKS BEST SNEAK PEEK […]

Return + a video premiere and visit from Aaron Becker

by Aaron Becker (Candlewick, 2016) It’s an honor today to welcome Aaron Becker to this space. He’s here to talk about the close to his sweeping trilogy, the design of Return, and to premiere a beautiful short film about its creation. Take a look. Be inspired. And here’s Aaron: One of my favorite parts of […]

An Instagram Roundup

Here, here, here, and here on Instagram. Forgive the quick drop in here, but I wanted to remind you that I am also sharing micro reviews and recommendations over on Instagram. Bite-sized blog posts! Come visit. Thanks to everyone who is getting their last Undies nods to Travis and me! It’s going to be a […]