Food, fitness and lifestyle tips, book recommendations and writing tips.
Elisa was named a "Blogger We Love" by New York Family Magazine, 10/23/14
When I attended YALLFEST in Charleston, South Carolina this past fall, I had the pleasure of interviewing the inspiring children’s book author Kwame Alexander. An added bonus was meeting his dear and talented friend, Joanna Crowell (pictured with me below). We bonded instantly! Crowell is a poet, playwright, photographer, actress, and nutrition enthusiast. Continue Reading
What can I say about This Raging Light by debut author, Estelle Laure? I. Loved. It. It slayed me until the very last word. I loved it so much that about a quarter of the way through, I urged my husband to read it. He read it on his nook and loved it as much Continue Reading
This post is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Amber Lee. Daniel Jose Older’s Shadowshaper (Arthur A. Levine Books, June 30, 2015) follows Brooklyn teenager Sierra Santiago who discovers that her family has hidden magical roots and has to save their entire community from the cusp of destruction. Her Bed-Stuy neighborhood is under attack Continue Reading