Author Interview: Leah Ward

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I was able to review an advanced copy of Leah Ward’s new children’s book, Pinny the Bowling Pin, which is an adorable little tale about anti-bullying and being true to yourself. As part of her blog tour, I’ll be posting my review tomorrow. Today I wanted to share a mini-interview I did with Leah. As a young, self-published author, I find her quite inspiring. At the age of 21, Leah will have three books published, once Pinny hits shelves on November 21.

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Judging A Book By Its Cover: BabyLit Books

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This is my weekly post where I choose to appreciate a book for its cover art or overall design – to me, a well-designed book is like a piece of art. We all judge book covers to some extent. Personally, it’s usually a title/cover combination that pulls me in when I’m browsing in a bookstore. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I have purchased special editions of books, or multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers (looking at you, Penguin!) wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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