Roseanne Parry

Where Are They Now: Rosanne Parry

I originally interviewed Rosanne Parry in 2011 for Creative Spaces when she gave us a peek into her treehouse workspace. (So cool!) Her most recent book is the middle-grade novel The Turn of the Tide, which received starred reviews and was chosen as an Oregon Battle of the Books title for the 2017-2018 school year. The Turn of the Tide was released in paperback earlier this year, and guess what? I’m giving away one copy of The Turn of the Tide bundled with Rosanne’s debut novel, Heart of a Shepherd. Directions for how to enter the giveaway can be found at the end of this post.… Read the rest

A Peek at the Creative Space of Rosanne Parry and Bingo Book # 29

Today we’re stepping inside the workspace of author Rosanne Parry–or rather, I should say stepping outside to the workspace of Rosanne Parry. Rosanne Parry’s first novel, Heart of a Shepherd, was published in 2009 and is being released in paperback this week. Heart of a Shepherd has earned itself a long list of awards and rave reviews including the Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year 2009, Horn Book Fanfare Best Books of 2009, and the Indy Next pick for spring of 2009. It has also been optioned for a movie. Most recently, Heart of a Shepherd was chosen by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English to be the 2010 Oregon Spirit Book Award.… Read the rest