rachel caine

March 15, 2011

Y2K11 Spring Break: Young Adult Books to Look Forward To

It’s Spring Break, 2011 here and my buddies Pinky and Brain (Ruthie and Jaimie) have put together a great list of YA book recommendations for your spring and summer reading. Young Adult books are continuing to grow in popularity with young and adult readers alike. My daughter and I both enjoy a wide variety of YA series. So I asked her to nominate a few highly recommended reads for everyone. Check out her reads below and in the meanwhile, I have to second every nomination made by Ruthie and Jaimie, particularly Richelle Mead and Sherrilyn Kenyon!  Don’t forget to share […]
September 8, 2009

On Young Adult with Rachel Caine

Rachel Caine, author of the Morganville Vampires, the Weather Warden series and numerous other novels spoke at my RWA chapter meeting a couple of months ago. I found her discussion of the young adult genre, how to market to it and how to write it very interesting. While I wouldn’t classify anything I write as young adult, I am definitely interested in the genre as a writer, a reader and a parent. When I approached Rachel and asked her to do this interview, she was extremely gracious about it. Little did I know what a great interview it would be. […]
August 30, 2009

Sunday Snips and Clips: Books, Blogs and Beauty

Is August really drawing to a close? It seems like just yesterday the summer heat was rolling in, but the kiddos are back to school, moms and dads are back to writing and fall television will soon be back on the air. Before we know it, Halloween will be here. Sunday snips and clips is my weekly round up of news and views that may not have fit in anywhere else. Today, we’ve got a few different things going on: it’s the end of one month, the beginning of another and we’ve got a lot of great things to look […]