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Mama, Mama, Only Mamais hilarious, achingly real, and one of those books that will end up being passed around the carpool line. You'll crack up, you'll relate, you'll wish you could hang out at Lara Lillibridge's house on Saturday afternoons. ”
—Lisa Daily, bestselling author of Single-Minded

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TBR Tuesday: Don't Check Out This Book by Kate Klise and illustrated by M. Sarah Klise

Tue Mar 17 2020

Kids stuck home from school will love sleuthing out just what is going on at Appleton Elementary School. Read more »


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World's Simplest Beer Bread

Sun Mar 15 2020

In this time of home confinement and empty stores, I thought I'd share some of my minimalist recipes from MAMA MAMA ONLY MAMA. This week: World's Simplest Beer Bread. (Only 3 ingredients) Read more »


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In Which the Secret Projects Are Revealed

Mon Mar 02 2020

I've been keeping my mouth shut for an extraordinarily long time, and now I'm ready to shout the news. Read more »


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Book Review: The Nail in the Tree: Essays on Art, Violence, and Childhood by Carol Ann Davis

Sat Feb 29 2020

Haunting and poignant, The Nail in the Tree speaks to the fear and grief of mothers in this time of violence against children. "And the children, understanding better than we, are said to have whispered along a long line one to the other by way of explanation wild animal wild animal wild animal." (pg 4) View at momeggreview »


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Interview with Peter Bunzl, author of SKYCIRCUS + GIVEAWAY

Tue Feb 11 2020

Read my interview with middle grade fantasy author Peter Bunzl and enter our 3 book giveaway. Read more »


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Interview with Katie McDougall and Susannah Felts, Co-Founders of The Porch, Nashville’s Literary Center

Fri Feb 07 2020

I sat down with the co-founders of The Porch, Nashville's literary center and asked them to explain the who, what, why, and how of creating a literary center. View at bit »


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Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate

Tue Feb 04 2020

A response to an email from my son's school. View at brevitymag »


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TBR Tuesday: CUB by Cynthia Copeland

Tue Jan 07 2020

This middle-grade graphic novel is inspired by events and tells the story of how a 1970s girl navigates means girls and finds her voice while learning to become a cub reporter. Read more »


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Interview with Jon Etter, Author of Another Dreadful Fairy Book

Tue Dec 31 2019

Jon Etter's wonderful 2nd book, Another Dreadful Fairy Book, hits the shelves January 7, 2020. I sat down (via the internets) and chatted with Jon about the new book and the writing life. Read more »


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Interview with M. Randal O'Wain for Hippocampus Magazine

Tue Dec 10 2019

I sat down with M. Randal O'Wain to discuss his new essay collection, part of the University of Nebraska Press's American Lives series, and as a bonus learned how to rip off a copy store. View at hippocampusmagazine »


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To Be Read Tuesday: Cryptozoology for Beginners by Matt Harry, Illus. by Juliane Crump

Tue Nov 26 2019

A fun magical animal rescue mission with diverse characters. Read more »


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Mama, Mama, Only Mama made it to the Best New Parenting eBooks!

Fri Nov 08 2019

As featured on CNN, Forbes, and Inc – BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books in the world, based on public mentions, recommendations, ratings and sentiment. Read more »




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