Book Reviews

Review of Seed Savers-Treasure

Ohh, my publisher just sent me this review of Treasure posted on NetGalley. I don’t often repost reviews because it seems kind of braggy, but it really made my heart sing. The reviewer mentioned a lot of things I always hope people will think and say. So pardon me for reposting, but sometimes we need […]

A Great Podcast for Authors

Today I’d like to introduce you to the Smart Author Podcast by Mark Coker of Smashwords. Smashwords is an ebook distributor. (If you are new to self or indie publishing, an ebook distributor means that when you upload your book to Smashwords, it also goes out to Nook, iBooks, Kobo, etc.) The Smart Author Podcasts […]

5 Great Gardening Fiction Books for Kids

  There are many gardening books for kids, both fiction and nonfiction–particularly picture books. It’s harder to find books for the older grades. So with this short list, I’ve put together a few books that take you from toddler to the end of middle school. They are terrific resources for families and school garden programs. […]

Review of Green-Light Your Book by Brooke Warner

In April I attended the IBPA PubU in Portland. More about that event here.  Included in our free tote bag with the regular goodies of pens, notepads, etc., was the book, Green-Light Your Book by Brooke Warner of She Writes Press. I read the book pretty quickly, but unfortunately didn’t write the review right away. […]

A Master Gardener’s Review of Treasure (Seed Savers, 1)

Seed Savers: Treasure (Book 1) is a work of fiction, written for age 9 through young adult readers. The subject matter in the book is somewhat based on discussions of current world events suggestive of GMOs, interest in global food supplies, and the science that currently drives these topics. As Master Gardeners, we are non-political […]

Interview with Ben’hyamene of the Dragon Courage Series

Today I’d like to share an interview I did with one of the characters from the Dragon’s Courage series, a middle grade series by Kandi J. Wyatt. The third book, Dragon’s Revenge, releases on April 5 and is available for preorder here. SS: Welcome Ben’hyamene! Can you tell us something about your family to get […]

Spotlight on Heirloom

Recently, I’ve been featuring each of the Seed Savers books in their own posts.( Here is a post introducing the whole Seed Savers series.) Read about Treasure here. Find out about Lily here and in A Girl Worth Knowing. Today I’m spotlighting Heirloom, the third book in the series and my personal favorite. First, the book trailer, a […]