Author Interviews

Interviews are sorted by age group of the book that is being featured. The four categories are Children’s, Middle Grade (MG), Young Adult (YA), and Adult. Each interview revolves around at least one book. Some authors may have multiple interviews to promote other books or releases.


Alice Faye Duncan: Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop


Middle Grade

Alan Gratz: Prisoner B-3087

Ann Braden: The Benefits of Being an Octopus

Andrew Maraniss: Strong Inside: Young Readers Edition

Bryan Pentelow: Sprocket and the Heart of the North

Eliot Sappingfield: A Problematic Paradox

Jake Burt: Greetings from Witness Protection!

Jarrett Lerner: EngiNerds

Jenn Bishop: 14 Hollow Road

Kathleen Burkinshaw: The Last Cherry Blossom

Kristin O’Donnell Tubb: A Dog Like Daisy

Kym Brunner: Flip the Bird

M. Tara Crowl: Eden’s Wish

Melissa Roske: Kat Greene Comes Clean

Melissa Sarno: Just Under the Clouds

Monika Schröder: Be Light Like a Bird

N. R. Bergeson: The Magnificent Glass Globe

Nancy J. Cavanaugh: Just Like Me

Patrick Moody: The Gravedigger’s Son

Rob Vlock: Sven Carter & the Trashmouth Effect

Sarah Jean Horwitz: The Wingsnatchers

Supriya Kelkar: Ahimsa


Young Adult

Abby J. Reed: When Planets Fall

Adrianne Finlay: Your One & Only

Amanda McCrina: Blood Road

Amy Trueblood: Nothing but Sky

Austin Aslan: The Islands at the End of the World

Brittany Goodwin: If You’re Gone

C. J. Lyons: The Color of Lies

Chelsea Sedoti: As You Wish

Chris Ledbetter: The Sky Throne

Dee Garretson: Station Fosaan

E. M. Fitch: Of the Trees

Eleni McKnight: Home

Elle Cosimano: Holding Smoke

Erin Beaty: The Traitor’s Kiss

F. C. Yee: The Epic Crush of Genie Lo

Gwen C. Katz: Among the Red Stars

Helene Dunbar: These Gentle Wounds

J. M. Sullivan: Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles

Jennifer Bardsley: Damaged Goods

Jennifer Brody: The 13th Continuum

Jennifer Brody: The United Continuums (Author Q&A featured in book)

Jennifer DiGiovanni: My Senior Year of Awesomeness

Jennifer M. Eaton: Embers in the Sea

Jessica Pennington: Love Songs & Other Lies

Jon Del Arroz: For Steam and Country

K. M. Robinson: Golden

Kasie West: Lucky in Love

Kelly deVos: Fat Girl on a Plane

Kendare Blake: Two Dark Reigns

Lauren Gibaldi: Autofocus

Leslie Hauser: Chasing Eveline

Lyndsay Ely: Gunslinger Girl

Maggie Ann Martin: The Big F

Mark Falkin: The Late Bloomer

Mary Fan: Starswept

Mary Weber: Reclaiming Shilo Snow

Meg Eden: Post-High School Reality Quest

Melanie McFarlane: Summoner Rising

Melissa Ostrom: The Beloved Wild

Merrie Destefano: Fairytale Christmas

Mindee Arnett: Onyx & Ivory

Mindy McGinnis: Given to the Sea

Molly Booth: Saving Hamlet

Nadine Brandes: A Time to Die

Nic Stone: Dear Martin

Patty Blount: The Way It Hurts

Pintip Dunn: Girl on the Verge

Rich Paz: Enoch and the Stars Above

Sandhya Menon: When Dimple Met Rishi

Sheba Karim: That Thing We Call a Heart

Stephanie Elliot: Sad Perfect

Teymour Shahabi: The Secret Billionaire

Tobie Easton: Emerge

Tom Twitchel: Knack



Anne Rothman-Hicks and Kenneth Hicks: Weave a Murderous Web

Eva Pasco: An Enlightening Quiche

J. L. Pattison: Alibi Interrupted

Lorna Hollifield: Tobacco Sun

Marie Silk: Davenport House

Melanie Ifield: The Age of Corruption

Pamela Schloesser Canepa: Detours in Time


Upcoming Interviews

Authors, if you would like to be interviewed on the blog, please contact Kester!