Author Spotlight | When I Grow Up, I Want to be an Author by Jess Redman

Featuring today here in Behind the Pages is another debut middle-grade author, Jess Redman. She, just like every one of us, has this kind of childhood dream profession telling everybody what she wants to be when she grows up. And Jess will share how she became an author even when life always doesn't go the way we planned. If … Continue reading Author Spotlight | When I Grow Up, I Want to be an Author by Jess Redman

Author Spotlight | Food, Family, and Flowers by Rajani LaRocca

Celebrating the first month of her debut being out in the world, I'm happy to welcome middle-grade author, Rajani LaRocca here on Tale Out Loud for another blog episode of author spotlight I called Behind the Pages. If you like a twist on your favorite classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and love food and magic, this book … Continue reading Author Spotlight | Food, Family, and Flowers by Rajani LaRocca

Author Spotlight | Ghost Story by Lisa Schmid

Featuring today here in Behind the Pages is debut middle-grade author Lisa Schmid who will be sharing how her love for ghost stories and mysteries inspired her to write Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold. If you love Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys growing up, you'll definitely love this and get a moment of nostalgia!

Blog Tour + Author Spotlight | Behind the Pages with Hope Bolinger

Blaze by Hope Bolinger⸺If you can't stand the heat, don't walk into the fire. Danny knew his sophomore year would be stressful . . . but he didn’t expect his school to burn down on the first day. To make matters worse (and they were about to get a lot worse), he — and his three best friends — receive an email in their inboxes from the principal of their rival, King’s Academy, offering full-rides to attend the town's prestigious boarding school.

Author Spotlight + Giveaway | Behind the Pages with Malayna Evans

Hi everyone! Welcome again here on my blog for another segment of 'Behind the Pages'.  Today’s special guest is debut author, Malayna Evans who will share what inspired her to write her character, Jagger and Aria. Also, don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end of this blog post for a chance to win a … Continue reading Author Spotlight + Giveaway | Behind the Pages with Malayna Evans

Author Spotlight + Giveaway | What Writers and Detectives have in Common by Shauna Holyoak

Hi everyone! Welcome here on my blog for another segment of 'Behind the Pages'. Today's guest is celebrating her recently released debut, Kazu Jones and the Denver Dognappers. If you are a dog lover and enjoy the fun of mystery and adventure, this book is a great addition to your TBR. Want to win a copy of Shauna's book? Don't forget to enter the giveaway at the end of this post!

Author Spotlight + Giveaway | Character: Inspiration in Unexpected Things by Sandy Stark-McGinnis

Hi book friends! I would love to introduce another debut author, Sandy Stark-McGinnis, on today’s segment for author spotlight that you all probably know by now, called Behind the Pages. If you are starting to write a story and need some advice on how to get inspiration for your characters or what kind of person you want them to be, read this post and get inspired!

Author Spotlight + Giveaway | Behind the Pages with Poppy Nwosu

Hi again everyone! Hope y'all are doing great! Today’s special guest for the author spotlight, a segment I’m calling Behind the Pages, is #LoveOzYA debut author, Poppy Nwosu. Read her inspiring take on her dream of becoming a published author where she talks about her struggles in finding the balance between daily life and creativity. … Continue reading Author Spotlight + Giveaway | Behind the Pages with Poppy Nwosu

The Story Behind Emily: Breaking the Gender Stereotype in The Lab by Andrea Rothman

Hi guys! Welcome back on my blog for another author feature. Today’s guest here on Behind the Pages is debut author, Andrea Rothman. Her book, The DNA of You and Me, was my recent pit for the Book Cover Battle so, if you guys want to check it out, just click here. As you all know, International Women's Day was celebrated all over the world just recently and this guest post from Andrea is very timely as she talks about those women like her in STEM and the importance of breaking gender stereotype.