What's New @RQLA

What's New @RQLA


Welcome to the Nest!

Amy Harding

Amy Harding

Amy Hansen Harding grew up lost in her own imagination (and found in the exact middle of her eight siblings). She somehow managed to find her way to many full bookshelves, eventually earning a B.A. in English. After studying a lot of Shakespeare... read more

Kellye Crocker

Kellye Crocker

Kellye writes books that celebrate smart and funny girls who discover the power of their voices. Raised in Ames, Iowa, a university town she was a pasty bookworm who saw the sun only when her mom ordered her outside... read more

Dionna L Mann

Dionna L. Mann

Dionna was born in Chicago, but grew up in the Windy City’s south suburbs where her imagination placed her onto her bike and into the woods on all-day-make-believe adventures. She dreamed of becoming a teacher... read more

Marta Magellan

Marta Magellan

Marta was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has lived in Miami, Florida since the age of seven, with a few years in Japan and Brazil in between. Her expertise in literacy along with her love for children and profound interest in nature has... read more

Bookish Buzz

Law and Authors: A Legal Handbook for Writers


Title: Law & Authors: A Legal Handbook for Writers
Author: Jacqui Lipton
Release date: August 4, 2020
Publisher: University of California

Agent Jacqui Lipton's upcoming release about navigating the legal landscape of contemporary publishing is available to order! Use code 17M6662 at checkout for 30% off.


Title: Truth and Honor, the President Ford Story
Author: Lindsey McDivitt
Illustrator: Matt Faulkner
Revealed: 5/8/2020

Book cover: Homer's Excellent Adventure


Title: Homer's Excellent Adventure
Author: P. J. Hoover
Reviewed on: 4/10/2020

School Library Journal writes:
"VERDICT Recommend to fans of Percy Jackson, epic stories, and mythology looking for new fodder with a twist."

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Chasing Bigfoot

Release: Fall 2021
Author: Art Coulson
Publisher: Reycraft

This middle grade novel follows a Cherokee teen who travels to the hills of North Carolina with his family of storytellers and encounters a mysterious creature, unscrupulous treasure hunters, and a boulder with ancient writing that only he can read, which could be the key to the greatest mystery of all.

Other news from the Flock

Carlin Bear

Article: Carlin Bear Don't Walk on gratitude for 'life, love, companionship'

4/30/2020: Illustrator Carlin Bear (working on client Art Coulson's upcoming Reluctant Storyteller chapterbook) talks isolation, inspiration, and creativity.
Excerpt: "For us artists, I have a saying and it is 'The game is good to those who put the work in and always give back, one way or another this life will always take care and provide for you. Trust the process, be thankful, positive, and always stay humble.'" -Carlin Bear

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