A perk of being a professional writer is getting a chance to read books before they come out. Over the summer, I was lucky enough to receive an advanced copy of author (and all around great guy) Lewis Buzbee's newest novel The Haunting of Charles Dickens. I'd seen some of Greg Ruth's illustrations for it beforehand and was immediately intrigued. Once I started reading...I was captivated. The good news for everyone is that this amazing Middle Grade book hit stores yesterday. You might want to treat yourself to a copy of it as soon as you can.
(Feiwel & Friend 2010)