I was thrilled when I discovered a few months ago that a high school in Canada had picked Starters as their read of the year! When I told my publisher in Canada, Random House Children’s Books, they arranged to bring me out there. I made a short video for the
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A wonderful friend, Joanne MacCallum, hosted a fun evening where I spoke to her two book clubs. Emily Corliss is a Cordon-bleu chef, usually cooking at Mozza in Newport, but occasionally lending her talents to private functions. She made all the amazing food you’ll see in the photos below. Joanne
Winners of my YASH bonus contest are listed below. Your names are shortened to protect your privacy unless you have a public name, and if there is any confusion, the top five winners have been notified by email. Third to fifth place winners (chapter sampler and bookmarks, signed): 3. Sua
I wouldn’t have known about this except I saw Margaret Stohl’s tumblr post about ICONS (congrats!) on the Philippine YA bestseller list in the picture below. And there was Starters peeking out at #7. Guessing that is August below, Sept is above. Thank you, Philippines!
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 images from the European tour and other fun things about
I will be at the Chapters in Halifax next Saturday, Aug 17 at 2pm to sign books and talk to readers. Then on Thursday, Aug 22, I’ll be at the Coles in Sydney at 7pm. Details are on my Events page, at the top right. Please tell your friends, I
Author SPEED dating event at B&N Americana! Andrew Smith (WINGER), me, Allen Zadoff (BOY NOBODY) – See links below to their sites. These are both incredible writers. I love the group that invited me, they do good work getting books in schools. These are the wonderful authors who participated in
Two contests ended. I was going to give three prizes, but I upped it to five. Here are the winners: From Twitter: jennadoesbooks PolishedPage (Katie) EW.com: Michelle Beigh Ensconced in YA Tumblr: peach and blue2 If you didn’t win, don’t give up as I sometimes go back and pick more
Thrillerfest started out with an epic six hour agent party at the rooftop of the Library Hotel. CJ Lyons, Barbara Poelle, Sophie Littlefield, Jamie Freveletti and me. Our YA panel moderated by the very funny R.L. Stine who kept the audience and the panelists laughing. R.L. Stine all to myself.