Category Archives: Library

Bouchercon 2016, My First Bouchercon

A few authors and special guests were treated to a wonderful evening that began with several horse-drawn carriages taking us on a leisurely tour through the French Quarter. That’s David Morrell next to me, the father of RAMBO as well … Continue reading

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New Orleans, Here I Come!

If you live in New Orleans, I will see you next week! I’ll be there for my first Bouchercon, a mystery-thriller convention named after Anthony Boucher (pronounced BOW-sure). But I will be doing some public events. This is the gorgeous … Continue reading

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CLA Conference

I enjoyed meeting librarians and seeing my fellow YA and MG authors at the CLA signing last week. I was sitting next to two terrific writers, Sherri Smith and Catherine Linka.  The poster below me is the Thai version of … Continue reading

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California Library Association Conference 2015

I’ll be signing at the CLA Conference at the Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall, this Friday from 12:30 to 1:30pm only. I’ll be there with a select group of amazing YA authors and friends. If you’re attending, stop by to say hi and take any … Continue reading

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Pasadena Teen Book Festival and a Contest

The Pasadena Public Library and Bridge to Books is sponsoring a YA book festival, Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Pasadena Public Library. Click on the picture below to get to the official website: … Continue reading

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Boston Area Appearance

The staff of the Milton Library I will be in the Boston area speaking and signing at the Milton Public Library from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Keys Auditorium. I’ll show a presentation of … Continue reading

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The ABC of it

I saw a huge exhibition of children’s books at the NY Public Library. I went with the parents of a good friend. His mom used to be a children’s librarian and now she’s going for her doctorate in children’s lit. … Continue reading

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LAPL picks Starters as one of the 2012 Best Books for Teens

As many of you know, I am a big fan of libraries. I remember my mother introducing me to the public library before I was in school. She stood by a wall of books and waved her hand saying, “All … Continue reading

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