WARP SPEED's also been named to the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association)Best Fiction for Young Adultslist!!!
Want to know more about the book? Why, I just happen to have thisvideo clipof me speaking Klingon and describing it . . .
Here'sanother videoabout the book, and why I wrote it . . .
So, of course, the best way to celebrate this cool news was to go to Los Angeles's Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown . . .
Oops. I didn't have room to add this on my last blog, butafter our signingatApostrophe Bookslast week, we explored the Belmont Shores shopping district where indie bookstore is located. We stumbled across a Willy Wonka-worthy candy store called Powell's Sweet Shoppe. And sure enough! Willy Wonka, the movie, was playing . . .
Nearby wasLunawhere they had lots of handmade jewelry and crafts and stuff. I was quite taken with the bugs . . .
That's because recently there was a giant bug with a human head in our house, and I had to relocate it across the street. So, I decided to get a bug in honor of the other bug. I named him "Lowell," after the elementary school . . .
The last place we stopped at before heading home was a wonderful bakery . . .
I spent a long time trying to decide what to get, and finally settled on a gingerbread man. However, when I got home, I left it on my desk and when I returned, it was GONE!!!! I'm not naming names, but I have a suspect in mind . . .
I suppose I should feel good about the cookie gone missing. It could have been worse. Here are some things Puppy had done in the past . . .
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