The ToothLess Tooth Fairy by Shanelle Hicks http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/09/18/toothless-tooth-fairy-shanelle-hicks/


The ToothLess Tooth Fairy by Shanelle Hicks

The Toothless Tooth Fairy   These days its not as difficult to find books with multicultural characters.  To be sure, diversity in children’s literature still has a way to go but it’s much better than it used …

The Tour is coming to Philadelphia! http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/09/16/fiercereads-tour-coming-philadelphia/


The #FierceReads Tour is coming to Philadelphia!

  You heard me right: The Fierce Reads Tour is coming to Philadelphia! I’m thrilled to host the ladies of the Fierce Reads tour at Towne Book Center & Cafe! We will chat with the authors …

So This is Paris: Crossing the Line (A Paris Homicide Mystery) by Frédérique Molay http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/07/08/paris-crossing-line-a-paris-homicide-mystery-frederique-molay/


So This is Paris: Crossing the Line (A Paris Homicide Mystery) by Frédérique Molay

So This is Paris: Crossing the Line (A Paris Homicide Mystery) Today’s post is an interview with author Frederique Molay, author of the Paris Homicide Series (The 7th Woman and Crossing the Line).  Her latest book, Crossing the Line,  will be …

So This is Paris: Summer Vacation with Le French Book http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/07/07/paris-summer-vacation/


So This is Paris: Summer Vacation with Le French Book

My pumpkin is going to have the time of her life; she will be traveling on a whirlwind school trip to England, France, and Italy! I’m calling this series:  So This is Paris: Summer Vacation! In honor of her …

Totally Stoked Because I’m Hosting the Tour @TowneBookCenter http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/09/12/totally-stoked-hosting-fiercereads-tour-townebookcenter/


Totally Stoked Because I’m Hosting the #FierceReads Tour @TowneBookCenter

Sometimes things fall in your lap and they’re gross.  And sometimes things fall in your lap that are filled with ALL. THE. COOLS. This time its all the cools. The first leg of the FIERCE READS …

Garden Parties are the Perfect time to discuss http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/08/30/garden-parties-perfect-time-discuss-diarrhea-blogust/


Garden Parties are the Perfect time to discuss #diarrhea #Blogust

I recently had the chance to share my love of books and tea parties with a lovely group of littles in an outdoor garden party!   Aren’t these little partygoers adorable??? Many thanks to my friend Darla …

Good Writers Live in Our Hearts Forever: Maya Angelou and Walter Dean Myers http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/07/03/good-writers-live-hearts-forever-maya-angelou-walter-dean-myers/


Good Writers Live in Our Hearts Forever: Maya Angelou and Walter Dean Myers

It’s true: while we want our fave writers to live forever, it’s just not possible. I mean, realistically, what would it be like if Shakespeare was still alive today? He’d be like 350 years old …

Need reading suggestions? Try these: Books for Young Readers: Back to School Shopping List @SamiJoLien http://unconventionallibrarian.com/2014/09/10/books-young-readers-school-shopping-list/


Books for Young Readers: Back to School Shopping List @SamiJoLien

It’s back to school time! By now most of the kiddos should be starting school and beginning to adjust to the daily grind.  They are also probably ready for more books, right? After all, summer …