Hosting the YA Stage again at Word on the Street Toronto this weekend!

It’s Word on the Street time again, and I will be in my usual spot – hosting a bunch of awesome YA authors in the TEEN SPIRIT stage!

Check out the sched here: http://thewordonthestreet.ca/toronto/event-stage/teen-spirit/

Bring your friends, get your books signed, or complete your collection of Portia Adams books!

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Reading and Rewriting

I finally had a moment to step back into Portia’s world, and got to the point in Book 4 where a suspicious man just sped away in a gorgeous blue coupe. A little research to make sure that was actually a possibility in the 1930’s and voila! Feast your eyes on this little bit o’heaven:

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Chrysler Imperial Custom Roadster 1933

Or this one:

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1931 Packard

or this one:

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Willy’s passenger coupe 1931

CBC Radio column: Talking Animals

I’m fortunate this summer to spend every week talking on-air about books, and if you’re outside of Canada, or you miss me in your regions, I will post the audio here.

Here I am chatting with Gill Deacon, the host of CBC’s Here and Now, about my favourite Talking Animal books: