Thank you to Marlaina Cockcroft for this amazing article in School Library Journal about recent Jewish-themed books that show a diversity of characters and genres and for highlighting Honey and Me …and me 😃!
Author Q&A on Deborah Kalb’s interview blog
Insightful questions about Honey and Me in this interview with Deborah Kalb (December 15, 2022): https://deborahkalbbooks.blogspot.com/2022/12/q-with-meira-drazin.html
I wrote a whole blog post as an excuse to show off the Honey and Me mug my friend got me 💖
Some thoughts on Writing and Rituals [as first appeared on From the Mixed Up Files… Of Middle-Grade Authors on March 20, 2023.] Writers are known to have rituals. Light a candle, sit in your favourite chair, arrange your paperclips at right angles, and only then can/will the the magic at the keyboard begin. I’m not exactly…
It’s another STAR for HONEY AND ME!
🌟 Honey and Me 🌟 has received another starred review, this one from School Library Journal. It’s an amazing review, one that really gets the novel and appreciates it for exactly the right reasons. And it ends with this verdict: “An effortless story that is both widely relatable and culturally specific. This excellent title featuring…
A lovely feature in the Jewish Link about the parent-child Kushner event!
Book Club Event with Kushner’s PTA
This was a most special event that I am still on a high from. On the third night of Chanukah, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yehiva High School (a Modern Orthodox day school in NJ)’s PTA (KPAC) sponsored an author visit where I spoke to parents and students about my journey to becoming an…
Book Signing at Scattered Books!
Thank you Laura and all the staff at Scattered Books in Chappaqua, NY for supporting Honey and Me in a wonderful pre-holiday book signing. Special treat to see a friend who used to live in London and now lives in New York come in with her daughter 💜
Honey and Me makes the list for Kirkus’s BEST 20 BOOKS TO READ In October!!!!
Guest Post on Scholastic’s OOM Blog
Jewish Joy by Meira Drazin, author of ‘Honey and Me’ Guest Blogger // Sep 22, 2022 When I think of Rosh Hashanah, the upcoming Jewish New Year, my senses swarm with childhood memories: smooth velvet synagogue dresses, the smell of my mother’s honey cakes baking, our congregation’s voices lifted as one in song and prayer,…
Great Friendships in Middle Grade Books
In honor of my debut novel Honey and Me—a coming-of-age story about the friendship and escapades of two eleven-year-old girls—being available for preorder, I thought I would do a post about the central theme of friendship in middle grade novels. Although main character Milla has her insecurities and must find the courage to step out…