Interview with Nadine Brandes

Nadine Brandes is our latest author to sign the slam book. Her debut novel, A Time to Die, releases September 23, 2014. Nickname: For some reason, people started calling me “Dine” (pronounced like Dean) wherever I went. Sometimes I also get “Nadia.”   Genre: Dystopian (aka. Hunger Games, Divergent, The Giver, etc.) for Young Adults & […]

Summer of My German Soldier

Since we’re still in the summer season, I wanted to write about a classic book set in this time of year, and Bette Greene’s Summer of My German Soldier came to mind. I hesitated. The book is deep and offers tremendous lessons on life, but, it’s not one of my favorites. My feelings were so […]