I missed the ceremony last month for the announcement of the 2016 "Books All Young Georgians Should Read," sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book, but I finally picked up the award yesterday. Isn't it beautiful? THOR SPEAKS! made the list and I couldn't be prouder. The wonderful thing about this award (aside from the obvious), is that it brings attention to books that … [Read more...] about The Gorgeous Award from the Georgia Center for the Book…Plus Friday Funnies!
In honor of the National JCL Convention in Indiana. … [Read more...] about The Resurrection of FRIDAY FUNNIES!
Goodreads Book Giveaway Thor Speaks! by Vicky Alvear Shecter Giveaway ends October 16, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway … [Read more...] about Friday Funnies–Thor Style. Don’t Forget to Enter to Win a Free Copy!
It kind of snuck up on me but Thor Speaks! comes out in a week! It's gotten a thumbs up from PW and Kirkus and I'll be introducing it at the Decatur Book Festival on Sunday, September 6th, on the children's stage. In the meantime, I thought I might revive Friday Funnies in honor of the big lug. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Friday Funnies Returns–In Honor of THOR!
Meet Sisyphish, named after that ancient Greek rock star, Sisyphus. Pretty boy lived two years (which is about standard, I've learned. Don't judge.) Sadly, he recently went belly up. Which meant it was time for another Roman funeral. (You can see the first one, here.) Unlike our first ancient Roman fish funeral for Aeneas (may he rest in peace), this time, we had a procession … [Read more...] about Pictorial: Another Roman Funeral for Yet Another Roman Fish