Jennifer Bertman

Pre-Order Sisterhood of Sleuths!

Pre-order Sisterhood of Sleuths from my local independent bookstore by October 4 to receive a signed/personalized copy of the book, as well as a bookmark and stickers! Or, if you’re able to attend one of my upcoming in-person events, you can get a signed book with bookmark and stickers there too!  … Read the rest

Sisterhood of Sleuths!

I’m excited to share the cover of my next middle-grade novel, Sisterhood of Sleuths! The cover was illustrated by Sarah Watts and art directed by Sasha Illingworth. Here’s a bit about the book: Maizy always assumed she knew everything about her grandmother, Jacuzzi. So when a box full of vintage Nancy Drew books gets left at her mom’s thrift store, Maizy is surprised to find an old photo of her grandmother and two other women tucked beneath the collection. Stranger still, when Maizy shows the photo to Jacuzzi she feigns ignorance, insisting the woman is someone else. Determined to learn the truth — and inspired by the legacy of Nancy Drew — Maizy launches her own investigation with the help of new friends, Nell and Cam.… Read the rest

Signed Copies of the Book Scavenger Series

I recently visited my local indie bookstore The Wandering Jellyfish Bookshop and signed copies of all my books in hardback and paperback. If you’d like a copy, you can order online (if the web page hasn’t been updated to show all options, just call or email them), or stop in if you’re local. You’ll not only be supporting me, but a brand new (very awesome!) children’s bookstore in my area. If you already have a copy of my books and would like a personalized bookplate (and/or a bookmark and stickers), email me at and I’ll be happy to send you one.… Read the rest

Notes from the Revision Cave–April

This year for newsletter subscribers, I’m sharing about my process as I work on my next middle-grade mystery. I’ll repost here on my blog a few weeks after they appear in the newsletter, but if you want to follow my writing process closer to real-time, or you don’t want to miss out on my monthly Book Love giveaways, or you want to be the first to hear Book Scavenger updates and other bookish fun, then make sure to subscribe. I’ll be sending out a new one with the latest soon! *  *  * I’ve come to the point in my revision process where I clean my office.… Read the rest