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A single tweet (re-tweeted) helped to save a bookstore

I LOVE stories like this! The way that social media and the internet can help change lives in a positive way–and most especially saving a bookstore!! What a great son this mom-bookstore owner has!

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Want your name in a book by Robin Brande, Shannon Hale, Kiersten White, Becca Fitzpatrick, Janette Rallison, or Brandon Mull? Bid!

Do you want your name in a book by YA authors Robin Brande (Fat Cat, Doggirl), Shannon Hale (Enna Burning, Forest Born), Kiersten White (Supernaturally, Paranormalcy), Becca Fitzpatrick (Hush, Hush, Silence), Janette Rallison (My Unfair Godmother, Just One Wish), or … Continue reading

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Atwood printing her new book on paper made from straw and recycled paper

Margaret Atwood is printing a special edition of 300 copies of her newest sci-fi book In Other Worlds on Second Harvest paper–paper that is made from 36% straw and 64% recycled paper. The paper is new (and at this point … Continue reading

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Lauren Myracle on the NBF un-nominee–how she feels

Lauren Myracle talks about what happened with her being nominated, and then un-nominated, for the National Book Award, and how it made her feel–gutted, embarrassed, and ashamed. Which makes me want to hug her and let her know that we … Continue reading

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Thrilling for me

I know that nothing might come of it–movies probably only get made from books less than 1% of the time that interest is taken in them. But still, it was *thrilling* for me to read this post where April Arrglington … Continue reading

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Scars in Canadian Children’s Book News

I just found out today that SCARS is in Canadian Children’s Book News magazine in a special section on books dealing with mental health issues! Yayyy! I’m so glad that SCARS is getting some Canadian press. (beaming) And (ahem) when … Continue reading

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A new title for my new paranormal fantasy coming soon….

Well, I was right about “tentative title.” I got that sense when I started to tell people the good news about my paranormal fantasy being published; when I’d say the title I had, people would say “What?” It didn’t make … Continue reading

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Good news! Another of my books coming out–this time, a YA paranormal fantasy.

I am SO excited–my paranormal fantasy, tentatively titled Teen Para, is coming out from WestSide Books most likely this October! The WestSide editor, Evelyn Fazio, is a dream to work with, and WestSide has been incredible with me for Scars, … Continue reading

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Septimus Heap: Magyk to become animated movie

Updated: Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1), the first book in Angie Sage’s middle-grade series, is going to become a live-action movie, with some animated characters such as Stanley the message rat! David Frankel (Marley & Me) will direct it through … Continue reading

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I got the cover for my first book The Last Dragon!!

I just got the cover for my first book, The Last Dragon! Of course I had to share it with you! The Last Dragon is Book 1 in the Dragon Speaker series. I also have the covers of the next … Continue reading

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