Bev Katz Rosenbaum

Bev Katz Rosenbaum Praise/Press

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"Kelsey Kendler describes herself as a 'judgy, hypervigilant downer.' Kelsey is also funny and real, and she'll absolutely steal your heart as she tries to navigate a new school in senior year, her dysfunctional parents, and lockdown. This is a book for RIGHT NOW."—Teresa Toten, author of The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

"I'm Good and Other Lies is a sharp, funny and occasionally harrowing story of a young woman finding the resilience to fight through the impossible to get to a place of hope."—Danielle Younge-Ullman, award-winning author of Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined

"Thank you, Bev Katz Rosenbaum, for writing this fabulous take on the pressures and hardships brought on by the pandemic, as well as a nuanced exploration of its effects on mental health and family dynamics/stability (incl. substance abuse)." —Dr. Rob Bittner

"Kelsey's voice is important book."—Kirkus Reviews (

"I'm Good and Other Lies is a powerfully authentic account of a teen living with a multitude of challenges." —CanLit for Little Canadians (

Bev Katz Rosenbaum Plays the Long Game (L.E. Carmichael's Cantastic Authorpalooza blog)

Toronto Novelist Explores the Impact of Covid on Teens (Canadian Jewish News)

CBC Books' List of Canadian YA Books to Watch For in Fall 2021

'This was an incredibly engaging read and I had a hard time putting it down.' - Storytime With Stephanie blog

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Virtual Book Launch for I'M GOOD AND OTHER LIES

CANSCAIP panel: Writing Novels Ripped From the Headlines

Season Two, Episode One, What Were You Thinking? podcast, featuring Bev Katz Rosenbaum

Richmond Public Library Interview With a Storyteller

CANSCAIP meeting, Editing Your Own Work (second speaker)