Thursday, April 26, 2012

"Books you don't need in a place you can't find"

Of course a place with so many authors and illustrators would have the most awesome bookstore. We were still staying in our lovely undisclosed location when we first visited the Montague Bookmill . . . Photobucket Photobucket Set in an gristmill that was built in 1842, this amazing indie bookstore is on the banks of a river and located near Amherst . . . Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket After THE MOST DELICIOUS SALAD at Lady Killgrew , which is part of the Montague Mill . . . Photobucket Photobucket . . . it was time to explore . . . Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Wait! Who's that reading to Peepy? Why it's Susan Shilliday, ex-pat from Los Angeles -- a screenwriter (Legends of the Fall, Thirtysomething, etc.) turned Montague Bookmill owner . . . Photobucket Here's more to admire . . . Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Ah, what a glorious bookstore!!! Photobucket BTW, it was so great that on our last day in the area, we returned to look at books and eat the delish brown rice and veggie salad . . . Photobucket Brace yourself for a rocky transition . . . Whoa, DoSomething.org is amazing. They are "one of the largest organizations in the US for teens and social change." Recently, DoSomething.org editorial intern Molly Hornan interviewed me on their website. You can read it HERE. Photobucket =========================== Disclaimer: No proofreaders were harmed (or even used) in the creation of this blog. Want to check out Lisa's NEW AND IMPROVED website? Simply CLICK HERE. Interested in having Lisa speak at your school, library or conference? CLICK HERE for more information. Upcoming Events . . . LitFest Pasadena, May 12 10:30 – 11:20 -- Youth Knows No Bounds: Breaking the Cliques and Clich├ęs of Young Adult Literature with Cecil Castellucci, Ron Koertge, Blake Nelson, and Lisa Yee Moderated by Sherri L. Smith Lisa Yee
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