I should be blogging about the forthcoming release of the third and final DODGER book, Dodger for Sale. I am really psyched about this one, partly because it’s dedicated to my two beloved godchildren, and partly because it has environmentalism themes that are very important to me. Plus, I just think it’s really funny. School Library Journal agrees (warning – you have to scroll way down to find the review):
BUT I have to write about something else, because this is just too weird.
See that (excellent and well-reviewed) book called Shade, by Jeri Smith-Ready? See how it’s shelved right near several of mine? Well, Jeri and I studied abroad at King’s College London together 20 years ago, and both went on to be published authors. We hadn’t seen each other in a couple of decades, and neither of us had any idea that the other even wanted to be a writer, until we met up randomly at Book Expo America two years ago. Now our books will be neighbors forever. Kind’a cool!