So last night when I checked the mail I discovered a package — an unexpected box from my wonderful publisher, Orca Book Publishers. I carefully (ok, quickly) opened it and inside was… MY BOOK! Like, my actual, for real, in print book! Another Miserable Love Song is real, you guys! This was one of those..
The very first review for my very first Orca Book Publishers novel Another Miserable Love Song is in! Penta Ledger from CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials calls it a Recommended read. From the review: “… the novel is able to knit together weighty themes including transgender issues, dealing with death, finding love and..
I’m beyond excited that editor Tanya Trafford at Orca Book Publishers has acquired my second young adult novel LEARNING SEVENTEEN for publication in Spring 2018! Orca is an amazing publisher to work with, and they are committed to publishing diverse books — I’m so proud that I get to continue this journey with them! -B
I was so happy to participate in my very first Authors for Indies Day — #AFI2016. It was amazing to put on my name tag that read, “Brooke Carter, Author” and it was equally amazing to talk to other book lovers and work a shift in a real, actual bookstore. I loved everything about it..
I’m so pleased to be participating in this year’s Authors for Indies program! On April 30, 2016, come out and meet me at Black Bond Books in Haney Place Mall. I’ll be there helping readers find the perfect book. Come and talk to me about YA fiction! -B
One of the milestones I’ve been waiting for is the listing of my YA book, Another Miserable Love Song, on the Orca Book Publishers website. AND NOW IT IS AVAILABLE RIGHT HERE!!! Yes, I am excited. Please check it out (and hopefully add it to your shopping basket) and let me know what you think!..
Last night I launched my poetry chapbook, POCO LOCO, published by Anstruther Press, alongside the talented Daniel Scott Tysdal and Jim Johnstone. We had a lovely turnout and reading at Langley, BC’s Watershed Arts Cafe — a fantastic venue for a live event. The cafe has amazing food and ambience. Jim read from his book,..