RHAM Reads review of I Am the Wallpaper

I am the Wallpaper by Mark Peter Hughes is about a girl who goes from ordinary to extraordinary. Floey Packer has always felt like the boring one in her family because compared to her popular, exciting, older sister Lillian, she is never as interesting. But when Lillian gets married and leaves for her month-long honeymoon, …

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Just Unearthed: My “Survivor” TV Show Audition Tape

Way back in the spring of 2000 I sent in this super-low-budget home-made audition tape to be a contestant on the (then fairly new) TV show “Survivor.” My application was rejected 🙂 but it’s still kinda fun to watch. Check out the bat-swinging cameos from my toddler son and niece, and the “supportive” words from …

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Heart Full of Books Reviews Lemonade Mouth Book vs Movie

Posted in Reviews by Maddie by HeartFullOfBooks Just ask yourself what two things would make ‘The Breakfast Club’ a better movie. Bridgit Mendler and singing did you say? Oh, ‘Lemonade Mouth’ has both of those things set in detention, sign me up! After watching the Disney Channel Original Movie, a title screen that will warm …

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Visiting Middle Schoolers at Meadowbrook School, Weston MA

(From the school’s website) The Meadowbrook School English Department was pleased to welcome author Mark Peter Hughes yesterday to discuss the writing process with our 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Hughes had the middle school students rapt; several came up to him afterwards to ask questions and have their books signed. He had three tips …

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