Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Happy Book Birthday to...

Is there anything better than going to Anderson’s Bookshop on a Tuesday afternoon to look at the books that were just unpacked and displayed on inviting shelves? After all, it was not an easy journey for many of the books staring back at you—an author may have spent years getting every word just right, and then their manuscript was marked up and critiqued by a gazillion people before it was assigned an ISBN, marketed, printed, reviewed, and sent it out into a big, scary world.

It's not a well-kept secret that I enjoy celebrating a book's birthday. I think books deserve extravagant and mighty birthday parties. Today, I send virtual hugs and best wishes to the following books...

(Click here to view it on YouTube.)

Please visit my book release calendar to learn more about the books featured in the video.


  1. Wow! Sept 4 IS an epic release day. What an honor to be in such company!


  2. What amazing books. Luke and I went to the bookstore yesterday and I purchased several of these. (And plan to buy more on Saturday.) I love book birthdays!

  3. It IS a great book day--looking forward to several of these!

  4. Thanks so much for including I'M BORED! And congrats to my fellow Book Birthday celebrants. :-)

  5. Woo hoo! What a busy day in the world of books. Thanks for including The Unwanteds: Island of Silence!