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Suzanne Nelson

About Suzanne Nelson

Suzanne Nelson is the author of Serendipity’s Footsteps, Cake Pop Crush, and several other middle grade and young adult novels. She is a contributor to The Washington Post “On Parenting” blog and a former children’s book editor. She lives and writes in Connecticut. Her website is suzannenelson.com. She tweets @snelsonbooks and instagrams @suzannenelsonbooks

Love at First Read: Spotting the Moment When My Children Fell For Books

When my oldest son first fell in love, I recognized the symptoms instantly. He lost his appetite, couldn’t sleep, and spent hours in his room with a daydream-y glimmer in his eyes. It wasn’t a person he’d fallen for, though; it was a book. At age five, he’d always been enthusiastic about books, but up […]

Surviving Road Trips with Audiobooks

It began with Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking. I was planning a four-hour road trip with my kids, and I was searching for something besides the fail-safe DVD to entertain them during the drive. Admittedly, as an author, I rail against relying too heavily on movies, TV, and gaming. Yes, they’re convenient, and keep lunacy on […]