Janie McQueen’s blog is part of the website magicbookshelfonline.com, the home site of Janie’s new book The New Magic Bookshelf: Finding Great Books Your Child Will Treasure Forever. This is a special 10th Anniversary Edition of her original The Magic Bookshelf (co-written under the name Janie Jarvis), a big library seller as well as a critical success.
Janie has a B.A. in English literature and studied juvenile literature intensively at Emory University in Atlanta. She has been a reporter for newspapers including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Greenville (S.C.) News, and a speechwriter for the government of Taiwan. Her other books include Family Fusion. She is married with two boys ages 11 and 9, with twins on the way.