Month: April 2014

Happy April 15, 2014 “Gotcha Day” Birthday to Oreo!

In the spring of 2008, an abandoned black and white cat who had been living on the streets for several months started to hang out by the screen door that led to my study. His paws were filthy, he had worms and other disease problems, and he was tired and scared and hungry. He stayed by…
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2014 LA Times Festival of Books – Our YA Non-Fiction Panel!

Let me start off by saying how much I LOVE the Los Angeles Times’ annual Festival of Books. I have been attending this book festival every April since it started in 1996! I’ve attended the festival as a book lover, as a panelist, and now as a moderator! I moderated today’s panel called “Young Adult…
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April 2014 Updates

Happy April! Can you believe it’s already spring time? 2014 is flying by! A fun update on everything that I’ve done recently, plus some new announcements. Here we go… 1. LOS ANGELES TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS: I’m moderating the “Young Adult Nonfiction: Where the Truth Lies” panel at the YA Stage at USC on Saturday April…
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