Author Archives: Colby Sharp

March 17

A Conversation with Megan E. Freeman and Colby Sharp

I am excited to chat with Megan E. Freeman Thursday March 18th at 8:30 PM ET. Her book Alone blew my mind. I am currently reading the book aloud to my fifth graders, and they are captivated. It feels a little bit like Alone will be for them, what Hatchet was for me as kid. […]

March 14

A Nerdy Conversation with Jennifer L. Holm 3/15 at 8:30 PM ET

COLBY: I am excited to host a conversation on the Nerdy Book Club Facebook page with Jennifer L. Holm March 15th at 8:30 PM ET. We’ll be talking about her latest middle grade novel The Lion of Mars. You can also view the conversation live, or after it is complete, on YouTube. I’ll insert the […]

March 11

A Live Conversation between Rajani LaRocca and Colby Sharp TONIGHT AT 8:30 PM EST

Colby: I’m excited to chat with Rajani LaRocca this evening about her book ‘Red, White and Whole’. You can follow along live on Facebook or YouTube. If you visit the links after the conversation, you will still be able to listen view the conversation. I made a video about Rajani’s book that you can watch […]

March Nerdy Book Club Book Club Selection: Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca

We are excited to announce the the March selection for the Nerdy Book Club book club is Rajani LaRocca’s Red, White and Whole. Our hope is that a month of celebrating this book will be a great lead into April’s National Poetry Month. Each week we will post a couple of questions on Twitter using […]

February 24

A Nerdy Conversation with Tae Keller and Colby Sharp

Please join me February 25th at 8:30 PM EST live on the Nerdy Book Club Facebook page or my YouTube channel for a conversation with Newbery Medalist Tae Keller. I am excited to chat with her about her book When You Trap a Tiger. If you have any questions you’d like me to ask Tae, […]

January 01

The 2020 Nerdies: Middle Grade Fiction Announced by Colby Sharp

Middle grade fiction is my jam. Each and every year it is the bulk of what I read. I can’t get enough of the unforgettable characters, the captivating stories, and the way that these books tug at my heart strings. In 2020, I didn’t just love middle grade fiction, I needed it. Many of the […]

December 18

What Are Your Winter Break Reading Plans? – by Colby Sharp

I always love reading, but there is something special about reading during winter break. More than ever, educators need to take time to read whatever they want for a couple of weeks. Teaching in 2020 has been quite the adventure, so please take some time to read: romance novels, magazines, the latest book in your […]

November 08

Join Nic Stone and Colby Sharp LIVE November 12, 8:30 PM ET

I am so excited to talk to Nic Stone Thursday evening LIVE on the Nerdy Book Club Facebook page, and on my YouTube channel. Our conversation will be centered on her book Dear Justyce, but I’ll take the conversation where it wants to go. I hope to “see” you there! I’ll post the YouTube link […]

November 07

Join Christina Soontornvat and Colby Sharp LIVE November 10, 8:30 PM ET

Tuesday evening at 8:30 PM ET, author Christina Soontornvat will be joined by me, Colby Sharp, for a live conversation about her latest book All Thirteen. You can follow the conversation live (or afterwards) on YouTube or the Nerdy Book Club Facebook page. We hope to “see” you there! If you’d like to know more […]

September 20

Please Join Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and Colby Sharp LIVE Tuesday Evening

On Tuesday night, Nerdy Book Club will host a conversation between Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and Colby Sharp. They will be discussing Kimberly’s latest book Fighting Words. You can join the conversation live (or afterwards) in the following places: Colby Sharp’s YouTube account Nerdy Book Club’s Facebook Page Colby Sharp’s Twitter account Penguin Books for Young […]