The book is finally here! Tomorrow, July 25th, Fierce Kingdom should be perched on a bookshelf near you, anxious to be bought and read. And while the book is lazing around doing nothing, I’ll be traveling from city to city doing readings and signings and, hopefully, sampling some local donuts. Come see me! I’d love…

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I realize that in all the interviews I’ve done leading up to publication for Fierce Kingdom, no one has asked about the epigraph. So I’m going to talk about it anyway. Here it is: “I just want to know if a sound can create a boy. Or, if a woman becomes a mother when she…

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Second day of book tour in Canada, and there are all sorts of good things in Toronto. Soup dumplings at Lee Chen’s. Nanaimo bars. Summer weather that’s way better than Alabama. But the first two things we always look for in a city are doughnuts and playgrounds. Toronto has loads of both. There’s this great…

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On Friday I signed 1,200 copies of FIERCE KINGDOM at the Books-A-Million headquarters. Here’s the before and after:                            

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