We lost Harper Lee this week. The Book Reporter did a nice write up HERE.
Writing for Children and Teens has opened their Red Light, Green Light writing challenge, with some pretty impressive rewards! CLICK HERE
From Shelf Awareness: Kate DiCamillo: Forever Eight
From Shelf Awareness: One of the owners of FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock, Georgia (one of my very favorite bookstores) has lost everything in a house fire. Click here to learn more and see how you can help.
At The Bookseller: Tributes paid to 'extraordinary' Umberto Eco :( More at PW: The Parasitic Press: Umberto Eco
From The Bookseller: Joanne Harris (author of Chocolat) withdraws from festival over 'unreasonable' demands
From Mondays with Mandy or Mira: Special X - 5 Things Editors & Agents Want to See Before Signing You
From Picture Books Blogger: Diverse Books