Supercongrats!

Congrats to fellow author Tony Frazier (click here to see his superfantastic “They Stole Frazier’s Brain!” blog!) — Tony commented on my latest Genre Chick Interview with author Barry Lyga and won the signed ARC of Archvillain. Hooray, Tony! I’ve had a few contests this month — don’t forget about the one on Goodreads that will be up for…

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Kudos from Anthea

Another gem of a website brought to my attention by Google: AlphaOops: H is for Halloween has been mentioned on Anthea Bailie’s “Fishing for Anthea” site. Her blog is a list of children’s books that she has enjoyed (or not) and recommends to readers. The books are tagged for age level and other characteristics that make the site a…

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I am a RIOT.

Thanks to Scripps news for a great review on their Halloween-themed Children’s Corner: — Those crazy alphabet letters are at it again. A few years after their first adventure, detailed in “AlphaOops!: The Day Z Went First,” the letters are now trying to put on a Halloween show in their latest volume, “AlphaOops: H is for Halloween” (both books…

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Win ALPHAOOPS: H IS FOR HALLOWEEN on Goodreads

I’ve been going back and forth between all these cool Library-type sites online. I have an account at Library Thing (see the widget on my homepage), but lately I’ve been spending more time on Goodreads. Let’s be honest — unless I hire someone, there’s no way in the world I’m ever going to electronically catalog my entire book collection….

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AlphaOops on Kids Lit

Another lovely review from Kids Lit: The mixed up alphabet antics continue in this second Alpha Oops book.  A isn’t ready to go on, but H has to start a Halloween book anyway.  H starts with Halloween, and the other letters join in for a Halloween-themed alphabet that is not in any particular order.  As the letters reveal themselves,…

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The Impatient Princess

I hate waiting. –Inigo Montoya ********************** I have some really really really super fantastic terrific news that I can’t share yet. I have to wait for someone else to spill the beans first. COME ON, BEANS!!!!!!!! *taps foot* Wanna guess while we’re waiting?

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Princess Claire and AlphaOops

Our newest addition to the AlphaOops Family Album: For the story of reading AlphaOops: H is for Halloween to Claire (and a few more gorgeous pictures like this), click here. Thanks, Claire! I’m so glad you enjoyed the book. Keep reading!

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Purple Princess Poetry

GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, requested that people wear purple October 20 to raise awareness of the dangers of anti-gay bullying.  The issue was brought to light last month after the suicide of Tyler Clementi, who killed himself after roommates outed him online. I have my own issues with suicide — for lack of a more…

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