First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 7, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 7, 2022

Guest Post: It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children’s Book by Jacqueline Levering Sullivan

Guest Post from author Jacqueline Levering Sullivan: It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children's Book

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Jacqueline Levering Sullivan! She is the author of 4 children's novels and is here to talk about what actually goes into writing a book for children. It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children's Book I am no longer amazed by the number of people I … Continue reading Guest Post: It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children’s Book by Jacqueline Levering Sullivan

31 Books That I Love

These are the books that have stuck with me over the years, the books that I can and have read over and over and over... Childrens Books Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf YA/Teen Books Sandry's Book by Tamora Pierce Tris's Book by Tamora Pierce The Phantom Tollbooth by … Continue reading 31 Books That I Love