Music to My Ears

October 21, 2010By justinaBlack Teens Read 2, Girl Overboard 1 Comment

To be honest, I have a soft spot for my sophomore novel: So when the blogger of Black Teens Read 2 emailed me today, pointing to her way-amazing review of GIRL OVERBOARD, I literally cried–healthy, happy tears.  She even picked out my favorite scene to highlight in her Spoiler Alert.  THANK YOU, Ari!

Parting Thoughts

August 17, 2008By justinaButton Arcade, Dia Calhoun, Girl Overboard, Janet Lee Carey, Janet Wong, Lorie Ann Grover, Moms Rising, National Bone Marrow Registry, Puget Sound Blood Center, readergirlz 3 Comments

Here I am, on the eve of leaving America to move to China for our year abroad. It’s been a lovely whirlwind of family and friends that’s often felt like my own Olympic of goodbyes. My emotions by Wordle: The week started with a last goodbye with the readergirlz divas where we toasted each other … Read More