Interviews, Guest Posts, & More
When Reason Breaks is listed as a Must-Read Contemporary YA Novel on Ezvid Wiki.
Named one of 25 Latin American Reads to Bring to the Beach This Summer by PopSugar.
When Reason Breaks was included on a list created by the Bank Street Children’s Book Committee, the Bank Street College Library, and School Library Journal of books that inspire a just, inclusive society
The Latina Book Club included When Reason Breaks in its 2016 Latino Books of the Year list.
#MHYALit: Pushed Too Hard: Academic Pressure and Mental Health Concerns. Posted on SLJ’s Teen Librarian Toolbox site (2/23/2016)
Part 1 of the We Need Diverse Books post about disabilities in young adult literature.
Part 2 of the We Need Diverse Books post about disabilities in young adult literature.
2015 Debut Authors Bash: Interview with the What Sarah Read Blog (12/14/2015)
Audrey’s Favorites for 2015: A list of favorite YA books by PoC from Rich in Color (12/9/2015)
A Q&A on YA Interrobang (11/20/2015)
Under the Covers, a blog for the Hartford Public Libraries, highlights When Reason Breaks (7/28/2015)
Des Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children highlights When Reason Breaks (7/24/15)
We Evolve and Love Wins: Gay Parents in Skyscraping and When Reason Breaks on timesunion.com (6/30/2015)
Journalist and 2015 debut author Valerie Tejeda included When Reason Breaks in an article about summer reads in the June edition of Latina Magazine!
Q&A with L. Lee Butler on the Disability in Kid Lit site as part of their series during Mental Health Awareness Month (5/20/15)
“I’m okay”: Resilience & Depression in Cindy L. Rodriguez’s When Reason Breaks on Latinxs in Kid Lit site (4/30/2015)
Q&A with Julie on the Books and Insomnia blog (4/25/15)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Ashley at YAdult Review created a playlist for the novel (4/17/15)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: The Reading Nook Reviews connects a Dickinson poem to the novel (4/16/15)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Guest post for Novel Ink about books that affected me deeply (4/15/15)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Book spine poetry by The Book Belles using WRB. (4/14/15)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Q&A on Fic Fare (4/13/15)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Guest post on Itching for Books about the use of Dickinson’s poetry in the novel (4/10/2015)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Q&A on Adventures of a Book Junkie (4/9/2015)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: Book Spine Poetry by Jen at YA Romantics (4/8/2015)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: The YA Kitten connects ED’s “How happy is the little Stone” with When Reason Breaks. (4/7/2015)
WHEN REASON BREAKS BLOG TOUR: National Poetry Month: Guest Post from Cindy Rodriguez: On Emily, Poetry, and My Writing Journey (E. Kristin Anderson’s blog, Write All the Words!) (4/6/2015)
The Page 69 Test for When Reason Breaks (3/27/15)
Post for Jennifer Bertman’s Creative Spaces feature (3/10/15)
Article & coverage of book launch by CT Latino News.com (2/18/15)
Q&A on The Sweet Sixteens site (2/15/15)
Guest post for Diversity in YA about the changes made to When Reason Breaks through the editing process and how making it more diverse did not change the heart of the story. (2/9/2015)
Included in the Adventures in YA Publishing’s Roundup of new YA realeases. (2/9/2015)
Featured on That Artsy Reader Girl’s Debut Dish (2/8/2015)
Do You Really Know What Your Teen Is Thinking: I was part of a panel on WNPR’s show “Where We Live” hosted by John Dankosky. We discussed teen issues, using When Reason Breaks to start the talk. (1/30/2015)
What’s the Hardest Part About Being a Teen?: This is the article they posted about what was discussed on the “Where We Live” show. (1/30/2015)
Interview with DiversifYA (9/24/2014)
Latinxs in Kid Lit posts:
Depression in YA and the Latin@ Community (2/2/2015)
Through Reading Anything is Possible (10/14/13)
Fearless Fifteeners Posts:
YA Highway Guest Post: Cindy L. Rodriguez on YA Latin@ Lit (10/7/2013)
Latina Book Club Guest Post: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month to Honor My Parents (10/5/2011)