Monthly Archives: July 2012

Interview with Author Amanda Thrasher

Get to know Amanda… Amanda M. Thrasher, born in England, moved to Fort Worth, Texas when she was fourteen and resides there still. After leaving the corporate world to spend time with her family, Amanda started writing full time. She … Continue reading

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Author Interview with K.C. Hilton

Get to know K.C. Born and raised in Aurora, IllinoisI spent my childhood playing street games with the neighborhood kids. When I wasn’t outside, I spent much of my time reading and getting lost in adventurous worlds and whirlwind courtships. … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Ethan Coffee

Get to know Ethan… Ethan Coffee left California for a few years to study at PurdueUniversity, but is now back in the Golden State. His series, Fables of the Flag, chronicles Jack Preston’s journey through time as he meets famous … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Jeff Gerke

Get to know Jeff… Jeff Gerke has been called the de facto gatekeeper of Christian speculative fiction. After writing his own speculative fiction and spearheading the launch of a fiction imprint dedicated to Christian speculative fiction at a major Christian … Continue reading

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Interview with Award Winning Author Nan Marino

Get to know Nan… Nan Marino writes middle grade books, lives in New Jersey and eats way too much candy. Her debut novel, Neil Armstrong is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me (Roaring Brook, 2009) received … Continue reading

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Interview with Newbery Honor Author Kirby Larson

Get to know Kirby… Kirby Larson went from history-phobe to history fanatic while writing the Newbery Honor book, Hattie Big Sky and has continued that focus with The Fences Between Us and The Friendship Doll, as well as other titles in … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling & Award-Winning Author Karen White

Get to know Karen… After playing hooky one day in the seventh grade to read Gone With the Wind, Karen White knew she wanted to be a writer—or become Scarlett O’Hara. In spite of these aspirations, Karen pursued a degree in … Continue reading

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Interview with Bestselling & Award-Winning Author Peg Kehret

Get to know Peg… Peg Kehret’s middle-grade books have won fifty state young reader awards; all were voted on by students.  Abduction was nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America. She has also won the PEN … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Sheila Turnage

Get to know Sheila… Sheila Turnage lives on a North Carolina farm with her husband, a blind dog and an ill-tempered cat. A native North Carolinian, she’s spent most of her life surrounded by the poetry and humor of rural … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Bestselling & Award-Winning Author Ellen Hopkins

Get to know Ellen… Ellen Hopkins is the award-winning author of eight NY Times bestselling young adult novels-in-verse. Her first adult novel, Triangles, published last year and her upcoming YA, Tilt (September 2012) is a companion to that book, contrasting … Continue reading

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