Beautiful day, lots of great authors, wandering hither and yon with little book lovers- what could be better?
Well, I got to meet Kathryn Erskine. And hear her speak about her new book. That was pretty cool.
I love what she said about writing the book, about her long journey to get this one just right. (I've read it and it's more than right. It's a terrific story, beautifully told.)
I love the double-entendred title. (Is that a verb? Is that even a word?) And that she endured so many title choices-- Facing Freedom, Deer Season, Freeman’s Phoenix, Cornerstone, Finding Truth, Finding Hope-- before deciding on the absolute perfect title:
Here's her own blog, and the story of the book's publication journey:
There's more! I just discovered this terrific interview.
If you hurry on over, there's a giveaway of the book.
Quick! Ends tomorrow!