This is a review of Finding Somewhere, published in VOYA, a magazine for young adult librarians. Hope you can read it. I had trouble making it large enough….
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Here are two recent reviews of Finding Somewhere. It’s always interesting to see what other people think about a work you’ve completed. Deborah Stevenson Monninger, Joseph. Finding Somewhere. Delacorte, 2011. [p]. Library ed. ISBN 978-0-385-90789-7 $20.99Trade ed. ISBN 978-0-385-73942-9 $17.99 E-book ed. ISBN 978-0-375-86214-4 $10.99 Reviewed from galleys … Continue reading
The World As We Know It by Joseph Monninger Brothers Allard and Ed Keer are thoughtful, contented boys who seem joined at the hip. To say their family is close would be an underestimation. Mr. and Mrs. Keer are delightful … Continue reading
Today The World As We Know It is officially published. This was one of the most difficult novels I’ve ever written. I lost count on how many drafts I did, but it required plenty of rewrites. Kathy Sagan, my editor … Continue reading
A week from today my novel, The World As We Know It, will be published. It’s always an exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking time. What will people think of it? Will anyone like it? I have lived so close to it, … Continue reading
Just received a nice review from Kirkus Review on Finding Somewhere, my young adult novel that will be out Nov. 8. Not all novels come out the way we would like them to come out, but this one held together … Continue reading
It’s always a little terrifying to receive a review, but the first review on a new work is a killer. Years ago I learned that my novel, The Viper Tree, was going to be reviewed in the Sunday NY Times. … Continue reading