Authors Who Skype With Classes & Book Clubs (for free!)

The following authors offer free 20-minute Skype chats with book clubs and classes that have read one of their books! (Many also offer more in-depth virtual visits for a fee.) To arrange a virtual visit, check out the authors' websites for book choices and contact information. Then ask for their books at your favorite bookstore or visit IndieBound to find a store near you! The following author list was provided by:
Kate Messner, Children's Book Author - http://www.katemessner.comAuthorChat.JPG

For Middle Grade Book Clubs (Ages 8-12)
R.J. Anderson
Julie Berry
Helene Boudreau
Christine Brodien-Jones
Susan Taylor Brown
Jennifer Cervantes
Katie Davis
Julia DeVillers
Erin Dionne
Bonnie Doerr
Kathleen Duble
Kathleen Duey
Sarah Beth Durst
Dotti Enderle
Deva Fagan
Donna Gephart
Jacqueline Houtman
Rose Kent
Jane Kurtz
Irene Latham
Lindsey Leavitt
Danette Haworth
Sara Lewis Holmes
Jessica Leader
Debbie Levy
Cynthea Liu
Leslie Margolis
Kate Messner
Rita Murphy
Ellen Potter
Mitali Perkins
Sarah Prineas
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
Karen Romano Young
Kurtis Scaletta
Lisa Schroeder
Adam Selzer
Tricia Springtubb
Jennifer Trafton
Greg van Eekhout
Cynthia Willis
Tracie Vaughn Zimmer

For Teen Book Clubs
(Also check out the list of adult authors below; many also work with teens.)
R.J. Anderson
Ann Angel
Heidi Ayarbe
Kim Baccellia
Pam Bachorz
Cyn Balog
Tracey Baptiste
Lauren Bjorkman
Amy Brecount White
Sarah Rees Brennan
Jennifer Brown
Kay Cassidy
Crissa-Jean Chappell
Ellen Dee Davidson
Kathleen Duble
Kathleen Duey
Sarah Beth Durst
Lindsay Eland
Beth Fehlbaum
Megan Frazer
Margie Gelbwasser
David Macinnis Gill
Carla Gunn
Teri Hall
Brendan Halpin
S.A. Harazin
Cheryl Renee Herbsman
Jim C. Hines
Jennifer Hubbard
Jennifer Jabaley
Denise Jaden
Christine Johnson
Tara Kelly
James Kennedy
Jo Knowles
Daniel Kraus
Nina LaCour
Anita Liberty
Sarah Darer Littman
Cynthea Liu
Eric Luper
Sarah Maclean
Leslie Margolis
Peter Marino
Neesha Meminger
Lynn Miller-Lachman
Saundra Mitchell
Greg Neri
Micol Ostow
Jackson Pearce
Mitali Perkins
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
Carrie Ryan
Sydney Salter
Lisa Schroeder
Adam Selzer
Kristina Springer
Laurie Stolarz
Holly Thompson
Tiffany Trent
Melissa Walker
Mary Rose Wood

For Adult Book Clubs
(Also check out the authors listed above; middle grade & teen novels can be great book club selections!)
Charlene Ann Baumbich
Sandra Gulland
Carla Gunn
Sarah Maclean
Maryann McFadden
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
Kelly Simmons
Garth Stein
Gwendolyn Zepeda

Picture Book Clubs for Younger Readers (4-8)
Marsha Diane Arnold
Mike Artell
Susan Taylor Brown
Katie Davis
Elizabeth Dulemba
Jane Kurtz
Deb Lund
Wendy Martin
Kate Messner
Patricia Newman
Judith Snyder
Natasha Wing