A Blind Spot for Books

September 28, 2014By justinaUncategorized No Comments

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!

Blogger Extraordinaire: JeanBookNerd!

March 22, 2013By justinaUncategorized No Comments

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

February 26, 2013By justinaUncategorized No Comments

While seeing my books at bookstores is still a little odd, what is truly unbelievable–and touching–to me are how these same books are inspiring others… to create art to share thoughts and to study in school, whether it’s an aspiring architect in college or a high schooler.

RETURN TO ME: Research

January 20, 2013By justinaUncategorized No Comments

Few things delight me more in the writing process than research: reading non-fiction books, going on field trips, and most of all, interviewing people. With RETURN TO ME, I threw myself into architecture, visiting a number of my favorite local architects, including Zero Plus Architects. As soon as I walked into their spare, but not … Read More

Road Trip

March 3, 2011By justinaUncategorized 1 Comment

Road Trip by Justina Chen featuring lace up booties So excited about my next research expedition. Giddy, really. Can you tell where I’m going?

Love Letter to My Editor!

February 27, 2011By justinaUncategorized 1 Comment

Now this sign is true if I know my editor who wrote the most insightful editorial letter about my next novel.  Revision work begins! Thank you, dearest Alvina, for pouring your heart into my words.