Tami Lewis Brown lives in one of the oldest houses in Washington, DC. It is (mostly) ghost-free. She escaped from a career as a trial lawyer to obtain an MFA in Writing For Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. And she’s the author of the forthcoming RADIANT MAN along with SOAR, ELINOR! and THE MAP OF ME, all published by Farrar Straus and Giroux Books for Young Reader.

Yesterday was a fantastic day for the tollbooth’s span style=”color: rgb(255, 0, 0);”span style=”font-size: medium;”Carrie Jones/span/span!nbsp; br /br /Her new novel NEEDnbsp;a href=”http://pics.livejournal.com/throughthebooth/pic/0000894k/”img width=”120″ height=”177″ border=”0″ src=”http://pics.livejournal.com/throughthebooth/pic/0000894k” alt=”” //a is ina href=”http://www.powells.com/biblio/62-9781599903385-0″ bookstores/a everywhere.nbsp; We couldn’t be more proud….br /br /Carrie shared her favorite writing songs with us.br /br /Listen up!br /br /Carrie loves Ennio Morricone, Glue and, for a retro feel, The Alarmbr /br /lj-embed id=”1″/br /Good stuff, Carrie!br /br /br /br /br /br /br /