Sunday, March 31, 2013

March Author in the Spotlight Wrap-Up + Giveaway

March Author in the Spotlight Wrap-Up + Giveaway

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children Giveaway ends at midnight tonight!  Hurry and Enter.

Happy Easter and happy last day of March.  We still have a lot of snow cover here in Minnesota.  It is slowly melting and the temps are slowly climbing, thank goodness.  I am on Spring Break this week and plan to do a lot of work grading papers and working out at the Y but I also plan to read.  Got any good books on your To Be Read list? I suggest adding, Beautiful Music for Ugly Children to your list.  It is just the sort of read to give you a spring in your step and a thought bubble to your brain.

Today is the last day to enter to win Beautiful Music for Ugly Children.  Time is up at midnight.  Click here to enter:  Beautiful Music for Ugly Children Giveaway

Next check out my book review of Beautiful Music for Ugly Children.  I try to get a little creative with this review.  I pretend to be a Radio DJ like the narrator in the book.  It was fun to present a little slice of the book in my review.  If you love music, books and respect people's differences, you will enjoy this thought provoking read.

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children Book Review

Now you need to check out the author interview with Kirstin Cronn-Mills.  Find out her favorite authors, what books she likes to read as well as the back story behind her book.  You can also find out about the next book to be published and what she is writing now.  This is a busy author, find out how she makes the time to write.

Kirstin Cronn-Mills Author Interview

Check out Kirstin's Guest post.  Here she talks about how she decided what songs she would include in book.  She has a rating system and she even includes a link to her playlists.  I love this guest post and you will too.

Kirstin Cronn-Mills Guest Post

It has been a pleasure to work with Kirstin this month and I would like to thank her for being March's Minnesota Author in the Spotlight.  I met Kirstin at the Twin Cities Book Festival in October and she agreed to be the featured author and to come and speak at the high school I teach at.  Here is the link to the post of her visit to South High.  Kirstin Cronn-Mills visits South High

You can find more information about Kirstin and her books at her website: