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Take Five: New Middle Grade Books in June, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, June 2024

Ups and Downs: YA Fiction About Transitioning To College, New York Public Library Blog, June 2024

Four Tips for Successful Co-Writing, Women Writers, Women’s Books, June 2024

36 Exceptional Titles, Including 7 Spanish Language Books and a Celebration with Raúl the Third | Starred Reviews, School Library Journal, June 2024

In Conversation: Tracy Badua and Alechia Dow, Publishers Weekly, June 2024

TomeCon: Where Authors Are the Rockstars, Mackin Learning, June 2024

Author Guest Post: “Creativity, Collaboration, and Cookies” by Tracy Badua and Alechia Dow, Author of The Cookie Crumbles, Unleashing Readers, June 2024

Time To Sleuth: 14 New Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Books for June 2024, Book Riot, June 2024

Interview with Tracy Badua and Alechia Dow, Authors of The Cookie Crumbles, Smack Dab In the Middle, May 2024

Not Writing Romance, a guest post by Tracy Badua, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, May 2024

3 Tips for Writing a Friendship Breakup, Writer’s Digest, April 2024

Dear Teenage Me, featuring special guest Tracy Badua, Story Time Teen, April 2024

Spotlight on We’re Never Getting Home, YA Books Central, April 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Spring 2024 YA Book Releases, Book Riot, April 2024

Review: We’re Never Getting Home | Tracy Badua, Pine Reads Review, April 2024

Book Highlight: We’re Never Getting Home, by Tracy Badua, YA Outside the Lines, March 2024

Hot Off The Press: April 2024, Pop Goes the Reader, March 2024

The 16 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in April 2024, Epic Reads, April 2024

Book Mail: 24 New Books to Check Out, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, March 2024

Book Highlight: WE’RE NEVER GETTING HOME BY TRACY BADUA, YA Outside the Lines, March 2024

Take Five: Cooking and Baking in Middle Grade Fiction, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, March 2024

Best Friends Forever? When Growing Up Means Growing Apart, GIRLTALKHQ, February 2024

5 Sweet February Must-Reads We LOVE, Showstopper Magazine Online, February 2024

60+ Can’t Miss Books To Read In 2024, GenTwenty, January 2024

50 Best Books for 11-Year-Olds: 2024 Picks, Mom Loves Best, January 2024

49 New Books by BIPOC Authors to Read in 2024, Epic Reads, January 2024

Here’s 72 Of The Most Anticipated YA Books Of 2024, The Nerd Daily, January 2024

36 books by San Diego Authors, SD Today, December 2023

Reading with Award-winning YA Author, Tracy Badua (video), The Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series, December 2023

Celebrating Faces of Filipino American Music and YA Storytelling, The Hub: Your Connection to Teen Collections, December 2023

A Very Filipino Gift Guide for the Holidays, Avery & Augustine, December 2023

Good Books for 14-16-Year-Olds, Reading Middle Grade, November 30, 2023

Looking for kids books? Here’s a diverse list for K-12 students, SF Chronicle, November 2023

Let’s Get Delicious in Middle Grade, a guest post by Alechia Dow, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, October 2023

15 Books Like ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’, Epic Reads, October 2023

Fall 2023 YA Paperback for your Portable, Totable Reading, BookRiot, October 2023

The best places to read a book in San Diego County, according to 8 local authors, The San Diego Union-Tribute, September 2023

Author Spotlight: Interview with Tracy Badua, EmWigsters Bookshelf, August 2023

Festival of Books blends local and national literary talent, KPBS, August 2023

The San Diego Union-Tribune’s ‘Festival of Books’ returns to USD campus on Saturday, August 19, NBC San Diego, August 2023

12 YA Novels Set in College, School Library Journal, August 2023

Pressure and Anxiety: Helping Teens Manage with author Tracy Badua, The College Counselor’s Coach The Friday Forum: Interviews with Subject Matter Experts, July 2023

Best Fiction for Young Adults (#BFYA2024) Nominees Round Up, Summer Edition, The Hub: Your Connection to Teen Collections, July 2023

Five Diverse Middle-Grade Novels to Read During Summer, Multicultural Kid Blogs, July 2023

FYLPRO: Delegates Of Hope, Positively Filipino, July 2023

The Official List of Harper’s Winter 2024 YA Cover Reveals, Epic Reads, June 2023

Best Books for 11-Year-Olds of 2023, MomLovesBest, June 2023

Three local librarians share their top summer reading picks, GBH News, June 2023

Summer Reading, Having a Blast: 15 New Reads for the Young & Young at Heart, Paranassus- Musing, June 2023

How lack of Pinoy representation inspires award-winning author Tracy Badua to publish books abroad, The Philippine Star, May 2023

2023 Mythopoeic Awards Finalists, Locus Magazine, May 2023


Podcast: The Takeout with Tracy Badua, Anchored in Education, May 2023

Fil-Am author releases new book featuring Filipino folk magic and food trucks, The Philippine Star, May 2023

Podcast: New book dives into food truck wars and Filipino folk magic, KPBS, May 2023

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023, UC Berkeley Library, May 2023

Rights Report: Week of May 8, 2023, Publishers Weekly, May 2023

Kids’ and Teen Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Books, Kirkus Reviews, May 2023

The Best Children’s Books of the Year [2023 edition], Bank Street College of Education, May 2023

Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month, SCBWI Insight, May 2023

The Boston Public Library released a booklist for AAPI Heritage Month. Here’s what’s on it.,, May 2023

Podcast: This Is Not A Personal Statement with Tracy Badua, Anchored in Education, May 2023

Book Review: This is Not a Personal Statement, Feminist Book Club, April 2023

A Food Truck Delivers Filipino Indian Fusion In ‘The Takeout’, India Currents, April 2023

Camp Care Package #3: No Words are Wasted, NaNoWriMo, April 2023

Celebrate AAPI Stories, Harper Stacks, April 2023

Tracy Badua’s Playlist For Her New YA Novel, This Is Not A Personal Statement, United by Pop, April 2023

Interview with Tracy Badua, Utopia State of Mind, March 2023

Interview With Tracy Badua (This is Not a Personal Statement), YA Books Central, March 2023

Three New Books For Your High School Collection, Knowledge Quest: Journal of the American Association of School Librarians, March 2023

42 Most-Anticipated Middle Grade Novels: April-June 2023, Pop! Goes the Reader, March 2023

Podcast: Fake It Until You Make It with Tracy Badua author of THIS IS NOT A PERSONAL STATEMENT, On the Shelf, March 2023

YEM Author Interview: Tracy Badua chats about how she incorporated Filipino culture into her book “The Takeout”, Young Entertainment Magazine, March 2023

SCBWI Announces 2023 Golden Kite Awards, Publishers Weekly, February 2023

In Conversation with Tracy Badua, Author of “This Is Not a Personal Statement”, Annabelle’s Book Club LA, February 2023

February Authors Forward interview with Tracy Badua and Laura Taylor Namey, BooksForward, February 2023

This is Not a Personal Statement: Earphones Award Winner, AudioFile, February 2023

Answering your character’s why by attorney and author Tracy Badua, Stories to Love Podcast with Tif Marcelo, January 2023

Sweet Reads: Starting Off 2023 Right With These January Releases, The Honey Pop, January 2023

Meet Perla Perez In This Is Not A Personal Statement, The Honey Pop, January 2023

6 Books by Filipinos/Fil-Ams to Read in 2023, FilAm Jam, January 2023

Overachieving high school senior fakes getting into college in new young adult book, KPBS, January 2023

31 Of The Most Anticipated Winter YA Books, BuzzFeed News, January 2023

When Success is a Maze, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, January 2023

Dear Teenage Me: Just Chill, Story Time Teen, January 2023

Finding Your Authentic Self In The Path To College, Tests and the Rest: College Admissions Industry Podcast, January 2023

Read An Excerpt From ‘This Is Not a Personal Statement’ by Tracy Badua, The Nerd Daily, January 2023

Our Syllabus is Full of These Collegiate Young Adult Novels, Barnes & Noble B&N Reads, January 2023

The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in January, Epic Reads, January 2023

This is Not a Personal Statement (Article), Inside Higher Ed, January 2023

Your Guide to Winter 2023 YA Books: January-March, Book Riot, January 2023

2022 Cybils Awards Finalists, Locus Magazine, January 2023

50 Most-Anticipated Young Adult Books: January – March 2023, Pop Goes the Reader, January 2023

2023 YA edition of Hot Off The Press, Pop Goes the Reader, January 2023

Great Kids’ Books for Lunar New Year, Common Sense Media, January 2023

2023 Young Adult Books to Have on Your Radar, School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox, December 2022

23 Books releasing in 2023 that should be on your radar, Inking & Thinking, December 2022

Reading With You – Winter Holiday, NBC 5 (DFW), November 2022

26 Books by San Diego Authors, SD Today, October 2022

Children’s Book Fest Highlights Rising Number of Fil-Am Authors, Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 2022

Fil-Am Int’l Book Festival back in-person in San Francisco Oct. 15-16, Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 2022

First PH book fest for children to honor late artist-writer Jose Aruego, Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 2022

First Philippine Festival of Books for Children: A Tribute to Jose Aruego, Asian Journal, September 2022

The Official List of Harper’s Winter 2023 YA Cover Reveals, Epic Reads

Kicking Back with Kick-butt and Tracy Badua!, Kick-butt Kidlit, September 2022

In Conversation with Tracy Badua, Bent Biblios Podcast, September 2022

15 Diverse Middle Grade Books Releasing in 2022, Happy Bookish After, September 2022

Kate’s Filipino Favorites: Top Filipino Middle Grade Books, Your Tita Kate, August 2022

Tracy Badua Author Interview for Wikathon, Sphynx Reads, August 2022

10 Non-Tagalog Authors to Check Out for Wikathon, Your Tita Kate, July 2022

27 of the Best Children’s Books of 2022, BookRiot, June 2022

Podcast: Tracy Badua (Freddie vs. The Family Curse) Jr Edition, What Angela Reads, June 2022

Podcast, 48: Building in Breaks with Tracy Badua, Basic Pitches, June 2022

Podcast: Tracy Badua on motherhood, Cali and first book!, It’s Personal with Gary R. Gray Jr., June 2022

Including Humor in Your Writing. by Agent/Author Natalie Lakosil and Tracy Badua & Freddie vs. The Family Curse and Query Critique Giveaway, Literary Rambles, May 2022

Q&A: Tracy Badua, Author of ‘Freddie vs. The Family Curse’, The Nerd Daily, May 2022

Why I Got a Filipino Sensitivity Reader for My Filipino American Book, Publishers Weekly, May 2022

Article and Audio Interview: Filipino American folklore and 7th grade bad luck merge in a new book, KPBS, May 2022

May Spotlight: Letters in the Mail, The Rumpus, May 2022

12 Must-read May Children’s Book Releases, Book Riot, May 2022

15 Asian Authors to Celebrate, 22Debuts, May 2022

New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of May 3, 2022, Publishers Weekly, May 2022

San Diego author pens fantasy story about Filipino family in debut book, The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 2022

Starred Review: Freddie vs. The Family Curse, Publishers Weekly, April 2022

Review: Freddie vs. The Family Curse, Booklist, April 2022

Podcast: In Conversation with Tracy Badua, Season 1 Book Club with Anika Goyal, April 2022

Rights Report: Week of March 28, 2022, for The Cookie Crumbles, Publishers Weekly, March 2022

9 MG & YA 2022 Debuts That Will Leave You LOLin’, 22Debuts, March 2022

Starred Review: Freddie vs. The Family Curse, Kirkus Reviews, February 2022

12 New Novels with Stunning Blue Covers!, 22Debuts, January 2022

50+ Diverse Books Releasing in 2022- Young Adult and Middle Grade Books, Misty Realms, January 2022

2022 Book Releases That You Need To Know (Part 1), Shut up, Shealea, January 2022

You Need These Highly Anticipated 2022 Middle Grade Fiction Releases, The Nerd Daily, January 2022

Five Filipino American 2022 Titles for Kids and Teens, School Library Journal, January 2022

55 Most-Anticipated Middle Grade Books: January-June 2022, Pop! Goes the Reader, January 2022

Highly Anticipated – Coming in 2022 for Ages 8+, Alachua County Library District, January 2022

Kid Lit Six: Episode 016, January 2022

2022 Filipino Book Releases to Break Your Book Buying Ban, Your Tita Kate, January 2022

10 Most Anticipated 2022 MG Book Releases, Your Tita Kate, December 2021

Do! Judge A Book By Its Cover, Pop! Goes the Reader, November 2021

Rights Report: Week of September 27, 2021, for This is Not a Personal Statement, Publishers Weekly, September 2021

Tracy Badua

Tracy Badua is a Filipino American author of books full of humor, magic, and young people with sunny hearts in a sometimes stormy world.

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