Monthly Archives: June 2013

SCARS in the front display of indie bookstore Blue Heron Books. See my books in the wild? Send me a photo and I’ll feature it.

I love it when my friends and readers send me photos of my books out in the wild. It feels so good to see! My friend and fellow YA author Erin Thomas (who is a fantastic writer and writing teacher … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for Doug Solter’s New Book: My Girlfriend Bites

I love it when a book comes out that you think, just by looking at the cover or hearing about the story: I want to read that. So I’m happy to share with you the cover to Doug Solter’s new … Continue reading

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NEW Cover for STAINED, Authors Who Recommend It, Read the 1st Chapter, and Win a signed ARC, special message wristband, $15 bookstore giftcard

I loved the old cover of STAINED–I thought it told the reader immediately what the book was about, just like SCARS did. But B&N didn’t love it, so my publisher created a new cover. And guess what? I love it … Continue reading

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I love Superman…but I don’t love the new Superman movie Man of Steel

I love Superman. As an abused kid, I used to wish I could be like Superman–have bullets bounce off me, be strong enough to toss my attackers away. It helped me feel stronger, less like a victim, imagining I could … Continue reading

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SCARS will become an audiobook this September!

I’m so excited! SCARS is being recorded as an audiobook–both a downloadable and a physical copy–through AudioGo. It will be released this September! In only a few months, people can have SCARS read to them if they want to, can … Continue reading

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