A Blind Spot for Boys is a Booklist Top 10 Romances for Youth! To celebrate, we’re giving away all ten books on the list along with a great pair of sunglasses. Click here to enter the giveaway!
After being interviewed by the truly remarkable MomsRising radio show for RETURN TO ME and WHAT NOW, here are some crowdsourced top tips for conducting a radio interview. All of this is gleaned from working with marvelous PR experts over the years, from Waggener Edstrom to Edelman. As well, media trainer and radio personalities have … Read More
After I finished writing RETURN TO ME, I realized I had *much* more to say to women. So in three fast-and-furious writing days, a slim self-help companion guide poured out of me. WHAT NOW: SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE BLINDSIDED AND BROKENHEARTED is a sister-to-sister manual detailing what to do in the first thirty days after … Read More
Writing for teens certainly has its perks…like being on panels with wonderful authors, including the likes of Stacey Jay (Juliet Immortal), Mary Lindsey (Ashes on the Waves), Jennifer E. Smith (The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight), Tamara Ireland Stone (Time Between Us). And meeting tons of authors… But the most meaningful interactions are … Read More
38 authors, Blue Willow Bookstore, and Houston. We’re talking about TeenBookCon on April 20! I’ll be speaking on a couple of panels on looooooove. To read about the entire line-up, check it out here. And if the link doesn’t work, look here: http://bluewillowbookshop.com/event/houston-teen-book-con-2013.
Some of my favorite Tweets from Operation Teen Book Drop 2013. How did you Rock the Drop?
Love it! The Atlantic covered our Operation Teen Book Drop taking place TODAY, April 18, around the world. It really is one of the most “charming” ways to support Teen Lit Day. So get out and rock the drop…and leave your favorite YA novel out in the “wild” for another reader to find. For the … Read More
From the readergirlz blog: We’re so excited to be rocking Operation Teen Book Drop ’13! You guys know The Drop is one of our favorite days of the year — what better way to get on board with Support Teen Literature day? This year, in addition to rocking out and dropping our favorite YA titles … Read More
One of my favorite librarians announced that RETURN TO ME is a featured April pick at my local library. Let me tell you how much I love my local library: these librarians promised me that they would find any fact I ever needed for my novels. Even when I moved to China and was thousands … Read More
If you want to know how to interview in an engaging way, look no further than Jean Vallesteros, a devoted book review who maintains a fantastic blog, JeanBookNerd. (How would I describe Jackson in RETURN TO ME? My answer: He drives at one speed: sexy.) Suffice it to say, I was thrilled when Jean asked … Read More