CHIRP, Part 2

In an earlier post, I mentioned the new Candlewick Handselling Indie Recognition Program (CHIRP), and how fabulous I think it is. Well, my gushing got noticed by a few people, it seems, as I received a phone call asking for my thoughts on the matter. You can now read my opinion not only on my … Continue reading CHIRP, Part 2

CHIRP & Book Review: Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet & Elspeth Graham

Candlewick has recently rolled out a new program called CHIRP: Candlewick's Handselling Indie Recognition Program. It is fantastic. Not only is it immensely flattering to have the work of Indies recognized and aided by a major publisher, but the fact that CHIRP really is helpful, is a huge bonus. We received a box of completed … Continue reading CHIRP & Book Review: Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet & Elspeth Graham

Book Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta 9780763643614, $18.99, CandlewickI love Melina Marchetta's writing. As proof, I offer up my former post concerning (also by her) at my bookstore's blog here, as well as the fact that I read Jellicoe Road a couple of times a year and sob my way through it each time, … Continue reading Book Review: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta