Every Last Word

Buxtehuder Bulle Nomination

I was absolutely stunned when I learned that my first novel, Time Between Us, was going to be published. But then I got my first offer from a foreign publisher, and that was even harder to get my mind around. My book was going to be published in other languages? It seemed too wonderful

Two New Books Out Today!

They're finally here, friends! I have two new books out in the great big world today: Time and Time Again, the gorgeous new bind-up of my time travel series, and the paperback edition of Every Last Word. Time and Time Again is a collection of my two time travel

First Look: Every Last Word Paperbacks!

My author copies of the Every Last Word paperback just arrived and wow... They're absolutely beautiful! Thank you, Hyperion Teens. You've outdone yourselves again! It's so pretty. And lightweight. Also, bendy. Here, take a closer look inside (click to zoom in): There truly aren't enough words to thank Elizabeth Eulberg, Marianne Follis,

By | 2017-05-29T14:05:31+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: Covers, Every Last Word, Book Release|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Award Nomination | Deutsche Jugendliteraturpreis: Mit anderen Worten: Ich

I’m so honored and thrilled to announce that Mit anderen Worten: Ich (the German edition of Every Last Word) has been nominated for the Deutsche Jugendliteraturpreis, the highest honor for children’s literature in Germany. I’m completely blown away, to say the least. I love this edition. This stunning cover has always been

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty

I fell in love with Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty when I was writing Every Last Word. One of my therapist friends told me about it. She uses it with all her clients to give them something to do with their hands while they talk. She believes the tactile activity helps them open up. If you’ve

New Office Artwork

New office artwork inspired by Every Last Word’s Caroline, along with some of my favorite books on writing. Have you read any of these? Which writing books inspire you? “Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.” — Virginia Woolf, A Room of

By | 2017-05-29T13:33:31+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Writing, Every Last Word|Tags: , |0 Comments

Buzzfeed | 29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFgKYXRQevm/ Absolutely honored to see EVERY LAST WORD on this important list and alongside so many incredible books. Thank you, @buzzfeed readers! And thank you, @viotoki for this lovely shot and your kind words. READ MORE

Invisible Fault Lines & Every Last Word

What a night! Kristen-Paige Madonia and I had so much fun meeting readers and celebrating the release of her new book, Invisible Fault Lines! Huge thanks to Not Your Mother's Book Club and to everyone who joined us. We loved meeting all of you!

American Library Association | Every Last Word Wins 2016 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten

Thrilled and so very honored to learn that Every Last Word was named to YALSA’s Top Ten books for teens! And it’s in such impressive company. Huge thanks to all who voted and YALSA. Congratulations to all! Alive by Chandler Baker. Disney/Hyperion. 9781484706831. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven.

Words for C

At the end of my author’s note, I told you about C, the teen who inspired me to write Every Last Word. Well, C left for college this week. She decided to go to school far from home, even though the whole idea still scares her. A lot. And she’s majoring in adolescent psychology, hoping

By | 2017-05-29T13:14:21+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Categories: Every Last Word|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

I’ll have to say I love you in a montage…

A post shared by Tamara Ireland Stone (@tamaraistone) on Jun 16, 2016 at 4:05pm PDT Every Last Word hit shelves a year ago today! Here’s a #TBT with some of my favorite memories from the two amazing launch parties in the Bay Area and NYC! I couldn’t let this day go by without taking a

B&N Teen Blog | 16 YAs That Get it Right: Mental Health Edition

Absolutely honored to see EVERY LAST WORD on this important list and alongside so many incredible books. Thank you, Barnes & Noble Teen readers! Every Last Word, by Tamara Ireland Stone Finding authentic, truthful depictions of obsessive compulsive disorder in young adult literature can sometimes feel like a treasure hunt. In this case, Tamara Ireland Stone’s Every

Northern California Book Award Ceremony

With my friend Stephanie Kuehn at the Northern California Book Award ceremony! Our books were both nominated for the 2016 book award for children’s literature. Wish us luck! (at San Francisco Public Library)

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