I have a mini review to share with you guys for something a little different — a nonfiction book for writers!
Title: Dear Author: Letters from a Bookish Fangirl
Author: Laura A. Grace
Illustrator: Hannah S. J. Williams
- Date read: October 27, 2019
- Rating: 5 stars
- Genre: Nonfiction // Writing
- Year pub: 2019
- Source: The author
- Notes: I received a free e-copy of this book from the author and chose to share my honest review.
- Links: Goodreads • Amazon • Author’s Website
This short and sweet little book (the first book from Laura A. Grace!) is such a lovely, inspiring read! It consists of fifteen letters from a bookish “fangirl” and is written to writers and authors.
As a reader, I related to the fangirl’s point of view in loving books and appreciating the authors who write them.
As a writer, it was inspirational and encouraging. I imagine it would be more-so for published authors, but even as a writer who aspires to publish someday, it still resonated with me. ^_^
It’s a quick read and is so charming. The ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE illustrations by Hannah S.J. Williams complete the book. I just love it! It makes me smile. 🙂 *hugs book*
If you’re a writer, I totally recommend checking this one out — or if you know any writers, it would make a great gift. I’m looking forward to more books from this author someday!
(I received an e-ARC of this book from the author. All opinions are my own. :))
About the Book
Think your words might not matter? Think again.
Words have the power to change lives, especially when they are used to create meaningful stories. In this collection of letters, bookish fangirl Laura A. Grace addresses topics related to every writer’s journey. From “character conversations,” to embracing one’s unique writing style, to celebrating a release day—there is a letter for every author no matter where they may be in sharing their story with others.
“Dear Author” includes six illustrations by Hannah S.J. Williams.