Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cynsations: Survivors: E. Lockhart on Thriving as a Long-Time,...

Cynsations: Survivors: E. Lockhart on Thriving as a Long-Time,...: Learn more about  E. Lockhart   AKA  Emily Jenkins .  By Cynthia Leitich Smith for Cynsations In children’s-YA writing, maintaining a...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

READING IS FUN, NOT MENTAL: The Curious Cat Spy Club, Book 5 - Dog-Gone Danger...

READING IS FUN, NOT MENTAL: The Curious Cat Spy Club, Book 5 - Dog-Gone Danger...: I have been enjoying this series since the first book a few years back.  Yes, it takes some adjustment getting used to the stories being wri...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Cynsations: Survivors: Arthur Slade on Thriving as a Long-Time...

Cynsations: Survivors: Arthur Slade on Thriving as a Long-Time...: Learn more about Arthur Slade (here at a comic con). By Cynthia Leitich Smith for Cynsations In children's-YA writing, maintainin...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Literally Lynne Marie: ANATOMY OF A COMP TITLE / MENTOR TEXT: Found Dogs ...

Literally Lynne Marie: ANATOMY OF A COMP TITLE / MENTOR TEXT: Found Dogs ...: WHY COMPS? When I am very passionate about a project or manuscript (not all ideas, all drafts, or all completed manuscripts are or should...

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Favorite Books I Read in 2017


FAVORITE BOOKS in 2017:
SIX by M.M. Vaughan
DISAPPEARANCE OF EMILY H by Barrie Summy
SERAFINA & BLACK CLOAK by Robert Beatty
STRANGE THE DREAMER by Laini Taylor
UNDER THE EGG by
JOURNEY by Sarah Beth Durst
100 DRESSES - IF MAGIC FITS by Susan Maupin Schmid
MIRRORED by Alex Flinn
WIZARDS OF ONCE by Cressida
68 ROOMS #3 y Marianne Malone
THE SECRET KEEPER by Trenton Lee Stewart


COMING BACK by Marcia Muller
JANE, UNLIMITED by Kristin Cashore
THE BOOKSELLER by Cynthia Swanson
THE SECRET KEEPER by Kate Morton
TELL ME PRETTY MAIDEN by Rhys Bowen
A GRAVE PREDICTION by Victoria Laurie
WHAT ALICE FORGOT by Liane Moriarty
NINE LIVES by Wendy Corsi Staub
Y IS FOR YESTERDAY by Sue Grafton

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Cynsations: Guest Post: Janni Lee Simner on Setbacks & The Wri...

Cynsations: Guest Post: Janni Lee Simner on Setbacks & The Wri...: By Janni Lee Simner for  Cynthia Leitich Smith 's  Cynsations In writing, as in many professions, there's a lot of emphasis on ...

Friday, November 24, 2017

Mallory Heart's Cozies: DOG-GONE DANGER by Linda Joy Singleton_Review

Mallory Heart's Cozies: DOG-GONE DANGER by Linda Joy Singleton_Review: Dog-Gone Danger by Linda Joy Singleton My rating: 5 of 5 stars Review: DOG-GONE DANGER by Linda Joy Singleton A delightfully engrossing m...