Warwick Children’s Book Festival

Last Saturday, I spent the day in charming Warwick, NY, at the Warwick Children’s Book Festival. I got to meet with eager readers, signed lots of books and shared 1960’s candy (just like Bea and Pidge would’ve eaten on their cross-country trip), and...

Books and the Beach

If you’ve ever read this blog or met me in person, you know two things to be true: 1) I love independent bookstores 2) I love the beach So combining the two is my dream, right? Last week it came true: I drove down the East Coast to lovely Bethany Beach for a...

Recent Adventuring

It’s no secret that I love history and I love the beach (I mean, it’s right there in my bio, along with doughnuts and laughing). Last week my husband and I explored Bermuda, and I got to combine the two in one fun, relaxing, and inspiring vacation....

SUMMER is here (at least in paperback)

It might be a little chilly and gloomy this week, but Summer is finally here–at least in paperback. It was a real treat to come home from a great day at #nErDcampNJ last Saturday and find a package with some early copies inside. It’s the same gorgeous art...