Book News

Paperbacks & Prizes!

Today CARRY ME HOME is out in paperback! If you have bought a copy, here’s your last chance to grab a selection of goodies about the book. There are fun things for kiddos and teachers, so get them now!   Send me those CARRY ME HOME goodies before they are gone!   And I’m thrilled… Read more »

From Dyslexic to Published Author

By the time our son was in middle school a lot of people had written him off. He was diagnosed with dyslexia when he was in second grade, plus he was ADD. He took tests poorly, he had terrible grammar issues, and he couldn’t tell you the months of the year correctly in order. (Still… Read more »

Edward Hemingway and PIGEON & CAT

“Pigeon and Cat don’t have much, but what they do have matters more to them than any material possessions. Friendship. Creativity. Love.” I have the luck to know Eddie Hemingway, author and illustrator, who lives in Bozeman MT, my home town. And the luck to see F&Gs of his newest picture book, PIGEON & CAT… Read more »

Fun Stuff: Give-Aways

I have some spiffy new bookplates! They’re small enough to fit on the book’s endpapers but large enough for really generous personalization. If you’ve bought any of my books and would like one of these, let me know with personalization details and I’ll get one out to you. And for Carry Me Home – I… Read more »

Coming Soon: Carry Me Home

In one month, my next novel Carry Me Home, comes out. That’s my ninth book out in the world! I have 2 ARCs to give away, with some swag! The first 2 commenters here with snail mail addys, win those ARCs! I really love and am proud of this book and of Lulu, the twelve-year-old… Read more »

Wintergarden and Neal Porter Books

I’m thrilled to be able to share this news! Wintergarden was written during the pandemic, as I was growing my own microgreens and herbs and flowers indoors during the winter. I hope it will inspire young readers and gardeners everywhere! “Neal Porter at Holiday House/Neal Porter Books has signed Wintergarden by Janet Fox, about a… Read more »

News, And Fun

Last week Mr. Schu of Watch. Connect. Read. featured the release of the cover of my next book, Carry Me Home. The novel launches August 24, 2021 from Simon & Schuster. I love this cover and am thrilled to be able to bring it to you now:       Carry Me Home is the… Read more »

Author Interview: Caroline Starr Rose

I’ve known Caroline Starr Rose for a long time – her talent, her generosity to other writers, her award-winning books, and her delightful self. Caroline has a new picture book out and it’s right up my alley. Historical nonfiction about two women? Racing around the world in the 1800s? Yes, please! Here’s a synopsis of… Read more »