Monthly Archives: May 2014


Recently a 22-year-old man killed his roommates, then shot and murdered a number of women, and wounded others, because he felt he’d been rejected sexually and was furious that he was still a virgin. He called it his “war on … Continue reading

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Q & A with Kristi Helvig, author of YA novel Burn Out

I’m happy to be able to talk with Kristi Helvig about her writing, writing process, and her new YA sci-fi suspense Burn Out. In Burn Out: Most people want to save the world; seventeen-year-old Tora Reynolds just wants to get … Continue reading

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Win a copy of STAINED…

and other new YA books at a contest over at Adventures In YA Publishing. You have 27 more days to enter. 🙂 The books you can win are: These Gentle Wounds by Helene Dunbar Wish You Were Italian by Kristin … Continue reading

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks because….

I believe so strongly that we need diversity in books. I hope you do, too. Join in the discussion through the Twitter Chat on May 2nd at 2pm (EST) using the hashtag #WeNeedDiverseBooks. Share your thoughts on the issues with … Continue reading

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