Top 16 of ’16

  Every year I, together with my two girls, reflect on our year in books – the ones that made us laugh, cry, connect, ponder and encourage affection. I also usually review my statistics on books borrowed, received for review and bought, but this year let’s just say, it’s hugely extensive, and still counting. So, READ MORE

#InterviewByTheme with Deborah Kelly

Deborah Kelly is so divine to share a bit about her writing life in this feel-good ‘Romance’ themed interview. Thanks, Deborah! 🌸🍭 If you could receive any gift from any children’s author or illustrator, what would it be and who would it be from? My kids are huge ‘Weir-Do’ fans and recently met the illustrator READ MORE

Picture Books in the Eye of the Beholder

To begin my journey towards becoming a published picture book author, I became an avid (perhaps compulsive) reader of the genre. Yes, it has definitely helped having two young daughters around as an excuse for my weekly loitering in the kids’ section of the library. Anyway, I also began writing formal reviews around 18 months READ MORE