The Teen {Book} Scene Blog Tour: Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Coordinated by Kari

Monday, January 17: Kristen at Bookworming in the 21st Century (Character Interview: Quincie)

Tuesday, January 18: Kelsey at The Book Scout
(Guest Post: Connecting Eternal and Tantalize to Blessed)

Wednesday, January 19: Sandy at Pirate Penguin Reads (Review)

Thursday, January 20: Maria at The Serpentine Library (Character Interview: Kieren)

Friday, January 21: Stacy at Girls in the Stacks (Review)

Monday,

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Guest Post: Finalist Rita Williams-Garcia on the National Book Awards

By Rita Williams-Garcia,
author of Jumped (HarperCollins)

Phone…Bible…Phone…Bible

The first thing I do each morning is read my Bible, but as I was reaching for my NIV, the phone rings.

Lord, you know I put you first, but I can’t read my Scripture if I’m fixated on the ringing.

I answer. It’s National Book Foundation Executive Director Harold Augenbraum,

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