It was fun to meet six KidLit authors and learn more about their newest books at Trident Booksellers and Café on Newbery Street in Back Bay, Boston. Despite having an office in Back Bay, I had never been to this book store before! It’s great with two good sized cafés.
The KidLit middle grade panel had a nice mix of books. They featured mystery, fantasy, science fiction, foodie fiction, and one story co-written by seven different authors: Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephane Faris, Gail Nall, Jen Malone, and Dee Romito.
I video taped each author (and the moderator) as they described and then read from their book (or book jacket).
Middle Grade Authors Describe & Read from Their Books
Tara Dairman, author of The Great Hibernation
Debbi Michiko Florence, author of Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen (book 1) and Jasmine Toguchi, Super Sleuth (book 2)
Katie Slivensky, author of The Countdown Conspiracy
Jen Malone, coauthor of Best. Night. Ever.: A Story Told from Seven Points of View
Ammi-Joan Paquette, author of Princess Juniper of Torr
The panel will be moderated by Dana Alison Levy (author of the Family Fletcher series and This Would Make a Good Story Someday).
HUGE Middle Grade 7 Book Giveaway!
Thank you to all these authors for donating their books. I am giving away 6 books including one audiobook to 5 winners. To enter, please fill out the Rafflecopter below. Please leave a comment with your first, second and third choice. I can only ship to U.S. mailing addresses.
- The Great Hibernation by Tara Dairman
- Audiobook of This Would Make A Good Story Someday by Dana Alison Levy
- A pair of paperbacks: Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen and Jasmine Toguchi Super Sleuth by Debbi Michiko Florence
- Best. Night. Ever. edited by Jen Malone
- Princess Juniper of Torr (first book in the trilogy) by Ammi-Joan Paquette
- The Countdown Conspiracy by Katie Slivensky
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