Review: Doodle Diary by Dawn DeVries Sokol

Turn your doodles into a personal journal and into art to boot! In the tradition of Keri Smith (Wreck This Journal, This Is Not a Book), Dawn DeVries Sokol has created a fun, easy artist's journal to get kids started with the basics. Doodle about … [Continue reading]

Review: Snow Rising by Matt Baldwin

Change can happen in your life as quickly as you'll believe it.Jason Snow has lived his life making choices that he believed would bring him happiness. Ironically, he acted in ways that got him the exact opposite of what he wanted. Now, his … [Continue reading]

Review: The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima

Times are hard in the mountain city of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do almost anything to eke out a living for himself, his mother, and his sister Mari. Ironically, the only thing of value he has is something he can't sell. For as long … [Continue reading]

Interview & Giveaway: Author Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen

Welcome to author Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen. Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen's numerous magazine and internet writing credits include fiction and nonfiction published by The Friend, New Era, Ensign, Guideposts for Kids, Class Act, and yourLDSneighborhood.com. She … [Continue reading]

Got Great Giveaways 10/21

Got Great Giveaways is a weekly feature hosted here on I Am A Reader, Not A Writer.I love book giveaways. They often have low entries which means I actually win them. I'm always on the lookout for book giveaways and have become frustrated by not … [Continue reading]

Interview & Book Giveaway: Author Becca Wilhite

I'm thrilled to have the chance to interview Becca Wilhite and host a giveaway for her amazing books! I discovered her books earlier this year and loved them. They are cute and clean and just plain fun to read.Becca currently has 2 books that have … [Continue reading]

Waiting on Wednesday: Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale

This one is going to be a long wait...Midnight in Austenland by Shannon HaleI did deliver my final draft of midnight in austenland the day before I gave birth! Carrying on the fine tradition. The final enna burning was delivered one week before I had … [Continue reading]

Childrens Book Wednesday: Review: Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book by Chuck Fischer

This beautiful re-imagining of Charles Dickens's timeless fable, A Christmas Carol: A Pop-Up Book features artist Chuck Fischer's richly painted depictions of the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, brought … [Continue reading]

Interview and Giveaway with Author Mary-Anne Grosse Ivie

Mary-Anne Grosse Ivie was born in Singapore, the second youngest of five children.Mary-Anne's childhood dream was to one day be an author and her teen years were filled with writing stories (which her cousins read) and creating her own monthly … [Continue reading]

Review: The Fairy Folk and She: A Tale of Friendship and Love by Mary-Anne Grosse Ivie

Through the Petrified Forest, into the dark cave and up past the Black Pool is a land called Tranquility. In a wondrous and enchanted land where the fairy folk live, a young woman—whose mother is the old woman who lives in a shoe—finds the virtues … [Continue reading]