Tag Archives: Jonathan Auxier

September 26

The Chicken or the Egg? by Jonathan Auxier

What came first, the chicken or the egg?   It’s an old question — and a cliche. And yet, sometimes cliches have a way of shedding light on our unique circumstances. This week, I have a new book out in the world. Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster, set in the world of […]

April 05

The Power of “What If?” by Jonathan Auxier

    This week my new book Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard comes out into the world. Sophie was an incredibly difficult book for me to write—the story is considerably bigger and more ambitious than anything I had ever written before. When I began drafting the story, I didn’t have a main character in […]

May 20

NIGHT GARDENER – Four Books That Showed Me the Way by Jonathan Auxier

Hello, Nerds! I’m thrilled to be back at the Nerdy Book Club with another guest post. The last time I was here, I wrote about the beauty of bookshelves. (Update: finished my new bookshelves … they’re awesome!) Today marks a very special day for me—after over nine years of writing and re-writing, my novel The Night Gardener finally […]

February 28

BOOKSHELVES by Jonathan Auxier

Book collectors are a breed apart from normal readers. Robertson Davies describes them as combining “the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser.” For better or worse, I was born into a family of book collectors. And when I look back on the places I have lived in over the last thirty […]