Meet the Author: Wendy McLeod MacKnight
contemporary middle grade / Meet the Author / Mystery

Meet the Author: Wendy McLeod MacKnight

Wendy McLeod MacKnight grew up in a magical small town with a library card as her prized possession. Over the course of her professional life, she’s been responsible for early childhood and child welfare programming, and ended her public service career as head of the Government of New Brunswick’s Department of Education. One day she … Continue reading

Debut Club: Emily France Opens Up About SIGNS OF YOU
Debut Club / Mystery

Debut Club: Emily France Opens Up About SIGNS OF YOU

Emily talked about her young adult debut, a contemporary mystery with supernatural underpinnings just published by Penguin/Random House. Emily’s a member of the Sweet Sixteens, an online group for YA and MG authors debuting this year. Bree rolls with the Electric Eighteens. ABOUT THE NOVEL  Since sixteen-year-old Riley Strout lost her mother two years ago, … Continue reading

17 Swanky Things / Debut Club / Mystery

The Debut Club: An Interview Rebecca Podos, author of THE MYSTERY OF HOLLOW PLACES

Swanky Seventeener Heather Fawcett spoke with Rebecca Podos, whose contemporary YA mystery was just published by Harper Collins/Balzer + Bray. ABOUT THE NOVEL All Imogene Scott knows of her mother is the bedtime story her father told her as a child. It’s the story of how her parents met: he, a forensic pathologist, she, a mysterious woman who came … Continue reading