Hanging with the (Book) Stars in La La Land

August 4, 2008By justinaCinemama, Ellen Hopkins, Holly Cupala, Jay Asher, Lisa Yee, Little Willow, Nick Norah's Infinite Playlist, Rachel Cohn, readergirlz, SCBWI, Sonya Sones, Twilight, Writers House 2 Comments

The stars aligned in Los Angeles this weekend–combining my wedding anniversary with meeting the newest nephew (just 3 weeks old!) in the Headley clan and hanging out with countless fabulous YA luminaries. First stop: Anniversary As one last gift before we move to China, my parents sent my hubby and I BY OURSELVES to LA … Read More

Geeking out with Nancy Pearl

July 2, 2008By justinageocaching, Nancy Pearl, readergirlz 2 Comments

Way back in October, Nancy Pearl–as in Librarian with her own shushing Action Figure–invited me on her show, BookLust. After a devastating fashion faux pas (word to the televised: never, never, never wear the same color as the chair on a set lest you be a floating head), I managed to pull myself together enough … Read More