Nancy Gee, Debut Author & Power Marketer

I first met Nancy Gee when I worked for the Mom’s Choice Awards as their Director of Honoree Marketing. The essence of my job was to assist and guide MCA award winners with marketing their award-winning products. Nancy was an Honoree who would write in with questions. She’d ask about specific promotional opportunities, class content, or a specific social media platform. What struck me about her questions was that I could see she “got it.” “It” being the idea that selling books is a business, and authors need to be marketers. Part of her approach stems from owning and operating her own company for more than 30 years. Like many authors, Nancy Gee writes what she knows. Nancy’s picture book The Secret … Read more

YA Nonfiction – Bomb by Steve Sheinkin #TBT

So far, our Throwback Thursday book reviews have represented the Easy Reader and Middle Grade Fiction categories. This week, our category representative is YA Nonfiction. Bomb: The Race to Build – and Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin won the 2012 Cybils in tye YA Nonfiction category. Bomb: The Race to Build – and Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon written by Steve Sheinkin Flash Point, 2012 An InLinkz Link-up Why a Throwback Thursday for Book Reviews? Those of us who blog about books are a community. We read lots of books, we write lots of reviews, and we share those reviews with fellow book lovers and those in search of books for children and … Read more