Young Adult Fiction Writer

No Time Travel For J – It’s Not Good For Her Health

I’m over at EMU’s Debuts today, talking about authority and research and why people like me should never time travel. I hate the feeling that I’ve been neglecting the blog lately, but between the Day Job and the debut and trying to write the next book and convincing the Boy to leave his cave and […]

J’s Medieval Bookshelf II

This week’s book: Rulers of Britain by Plantagenet Somerset Fry. Age I first read it: upon acquisition Acquired: 2002, at a library book sale at the Burlington Public Library (Burlington, NJ) for $1 Best things: cheesy watercolor pictures, brightly-colored heraldic endpapers, apocryphal yet humanizing stories (Alfred and the cakes! Edward I’s toilet humor!), dual-column page […]

  • The Wicked and the Just

    Medieval teenagers behaving badly. Out now from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

  • Paperback Cover

    WJ PB