Interview with Shirin Shamsi – Author of “Laila and the Sands of Time”

Laila and the Sands of TimeShirin ShamsiSpork (2019)ISBN 9781946101778Bok Review by Eve Panzer the Barefoot Librarian for Reader Views Kids (8/19) Interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views Kids (9/19) Shirin Shamsi was born and raised in the UK, and…

Interview with David McDonnell – Author of “Buy the Horse a Guinness”

BUY THE HORSE A GUINNESS: & OTHER WEE TALES OF IRELANDDavid McDonnellBurrowing Owl Press (2018)ISBN 9780986038518Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (2/19) David McDonnell is a critically acclaimed author and storyteller (“seanchaí” in the words of the Irish) with…

Interview with Gary D. McGugan – Author of “Unrelenting Peril”

UNRELENTING PERILGary D. McGuganIndependently Published (2019)ISBN 9781999565602Review and interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/19) Gary D. McGugan loves to tell stories and is the author of Three Weeks Less a Day, The Multima Scheme, and Unrelenting Peril. Whether…

Interview with Wayne Avrashow – Author of “Roll the Dice”

ROLL THE DICEWayne AvrashowBowker (2019)ISBN 9780578433264Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (7/19) Roll the Dice is the first novel from Wayne Avrashow.  The novel earned a pre-publication award from Kirkus Reviews and has received unanimous favorable reviews from; publications,…

Interview with Mike Murphey – Author of “Section Roads”

SECTION ROADS Mike MurpheyAcorn Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781947392502Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/19)Interview with Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/19) Mike Murphey is a native of eastern New Mexico and spent almost thirty years as an award-winning newspaper journalist…

What Does it Mean to be a Main Character? A Teen Perspective

Faryal JabbarTeen/YA ReviewerReader Views Kids The seven of us sat together around the plastic table inside our local froyo shop one day when our book-obsessed friend looked up from her latest fanfiction and questioned, “Which one of us would be…