Posts Tagged“LibrarianLove”

Jandy Nelson, Ally Condie, and Meg Wolitzer at San Diego Public Library

On November 6th, the San Diego Public Library hosted an event featuring Young Adult authors Jandy Nelson, Meg Wolitzer, and Ally Condie. Not only was it wonderful to hear them talk about their books and their writing journey, it warmed my heart to see the number of young readers present who were avid fans of their work. As a little groupie myself, I stood in line to get my books signed and to bask in the glow of these wonderful writers. During my few moments of chatting with each, I asked each of them to indulge a strange request: would…

“He may have looked old and tacky to you. But you don’t know the sweetness of him, the confidence he can give to birds and brats and fragile things like that. Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.” – Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote   Whenever I go to the doctor’s office, I stare at the fish tank until they call my name. Among the many, many fish in this tall tank, there is one red fish that always stays by itself in the corner. Every single day. When I was little, I felt like a fish…