Rainy Day Reading List

Ahh, fall. The weather will soon be turning colder. Heaters will come on. And rain and snow will keep us cuddling up inside. All we need is a mug of hot cocoa and a good book to read.

When the rain hits us at The Booking Biz, we like to curl up with the books we’ve read and loved, the stories we enjoy living in over and over again. We thought you might be looking for books like that as we move into the fall. Books with characters you want to hug and worlds you want to live in—even the harsh worlds because they help us find hope for our own.

Here are some of our favorite books from our clients. How many have you read? We recommend getting them all…because you never know when another rain storm will hit. Continue reading “Rainy Day Reading List”

10 Amazing Results of Author Visits

You know the wonderful benefits of having authors at your schools, libraries and events. You’ve seen the smiling faces of both children and adults who are inspired by what they hear. But what about the results?

Here are 10 amazing things that happened because of an author visit by one of our clients. Continue reading “10 Amazing Results of Author Visits”

TLA Celebrates Our Clients

If you weren’t at the Texas Library Association convention in San Antonio, you missed quite a book celebration. And our clients were among the hits. Continue reading “TLA Celebrates Our Clients”

Librarian, Teacher Recommendations, Book Shortlists and more

Author and presenter Janet Fox
Janet Fox

There’s a reason libraries all over the nation look to the Texas Library Assoication for recommendations—TLA recognizes great authors. TLA has included our client Janet Fox, author of the acclaimed novel THE CHARMED CHILDREN OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE on their list of 2017 Spirit of Texas Reading Program Middle School Authors.

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Season’s Wishes From Our Authors & Illustrators

We’ve got that warm holiday feeling at The Booking Biz, and what better way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year than with magical wishes? Here are season’s wishes from us and our family of authors and illustrators…

Holiday Wishes from The Booking Biz by Salina Yoon Continue reading “Season’s Wishes From Our Authors & Illustrators”

5 Ways Author School Visits Benefit You

By Carmen Oliver

I hear over and over how the school visits I’ve been a part of have benefited both students and teachers. They are the bridges that help children connect with books, the world and each other. Children see that reading is cool. It gives them a magic that has the power to carry them to their dreams.

Here are some of the favorite benefits I’ve seen and heard of from some of my favorite people—librarians.

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