Thank you, media and bloggers, for your help in spreading the word about Easter Ann Peters’ Operation Cool and my mission to help kids and families of alcoholics.
- AM 760 WJR (Detroit) – About the book
- Dearborn Press & Guide (Dearborn, Mich.) – Author pens young adult novel about living with alcoholic parents
- Interview about the book, why I’m on this crusade and what’s next: WKAR public radio from Michigan State University, Michigan State University Alumni Association podcast (click on “Hear the Conversation” at the top of the page) and MSU Today on 89FM Impact radio (Thank you, Russ White & my beloved alma mater, MSU)
- Stories From Unknown Authors – Renee Hand radio show – Why I’m writing books for kids with alcoholic loved ones
- Detroit News – Whitmore Lake author on crusade for kids
- South Lyon Herald (South Lyon, Mich.) – Book addresses struggles of family members affected by alcoholics
- Women 2 Women Michigan magazine – Click here to view the issue. Scroll to page 32, por favor
- Washtenaw Voice (Ypsilanti, Mich.) – Former WCC student class assignment into children’s book.
- Press & Argus (Brighton, Mich.) – Local author writes youth novel about alcoholism
- WHMI Radio (Livingston County, Mich.) – Author’s Debut Novel Addresses Alcoholism For Young Readers.
Guest Blog Posts
I’m so honored to have been handed on a microphone on these awesome sites! Thank you, sweetheart, awesome bloggers you.
- What you can do to help kids and families of alcoholics: CathyTaughinbaugh.com
- About why I’m writing about alcoholism: DrinkingDiaries.com
- About where I write: Literary Rambles
- How writing changed – perhaps even saved – my life: Dana Sitar’s DIY Writing (Hey writers? This is a super awesome site, by the way. Sign up for Dana’s email list. Lots of great writing tips and resources!)
- Why and how Easter Ann Peters’ Operation Cool got published: Middle-grade-book-loving author Shannon O’Donnell’s Book Dreaming.
- Frankenmonster Manuscript: Tips from authors including me on how to revise the revising process – on WomenOnWriting.com
- About why I’m writing about alcoholism: BreakingTheCycles.com
- Ultra-talented fellow Michigan kidlit author Debbie Diesen interviewed me on her awesome blog, Jumping the Candlestick, about writing and wonderful Michigan places and people.
- ForeWord Reviews’ 2012 Book of the Year Award in juvenile fiction
- School Library Journal (January 2013) – “The protagonist’s struggles are well drawn and feel real…This is a solid choice for its realistic portrayal of middle school and a child’s struggle with an alcoholic parent.”
- ForeWord magazine (Spring 2013)- “Debut author Jody Lamb nails the seventh-grade mentality in her funny, loving ode to an outcast. Cliques, clothing, and other everyday discomforts form the backdrop for her irresistible heroine’s larger trouble: an alcoholic mother. Enter a stunning new best friend and, with her, Easter’s newfound confidence to just be herself.”- Julie Eakin
- Betty Ford Institute– “…belongs on the shelf of every school counselor in America.”
- Between the Lines
- Goodreads and Amazon