I am so excited to be in Buxtehuder, Germany this week! The local librarian and her amazing staff, volunteers, and donors have given me the warmest, most amazing welcome to their beautiful town! Follow my stories and posts on Instagram to keep up with all my adventures this week: @tamaraistone. I'll be visiting local schools
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
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
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.
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)
I'm honored to announce that Every Last Word has been nominated for a 2016 Northern California Book Award in the Children's Literature (Older Readers) Category! Click below for a full list of nominees and winners. READ MORE
Every Last Word recently won the Cybils Award for Young Adult Fiction and my feet still haven't touched the ground! I got to chat with the awards committee about my inspiration for Every Last Word, my thoughts on mental health in fiction, and what I’m working on next. Read the interview here: http://www.cybils.com/2016/04/interview-with-tamara-ireland-stone.html
Writers' Rumpus: https://writersrumpus.com/2016/02/16/7-reasons-why-everyone-should-read-every-last-word-by-tamara-ireland-stone "I was thrilled when our panel of 7 judges chose Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone to be one of the YA finalists for the CYBILS award. Here’s what I wrote for the second round of judges: Sam worries that her popular friends will discover her OCD. But her worst fear is: “What
I'm so thrilled to announce that Every Last Word won the Cybils Award for Young Adult Fiction! It's such an honor to be in this company, and I'm so grateful to all the judges for their support for my story. THANK YOU! http://www.cybils.com/2016/02/the-2015-cybils-winners.html I got to sit down with the Cybils award committee to
Oh, wow... I am so honored to be here. Thank you, Cybils judges, and special thanks to Jennifer Donovan at 5 Minutes for Books for nominating EVERY LAST WORD. Cybils announces shortlist; includes Walls Around Us, All the Rage The Cybils, a blogger-nominated award that honors the children’s and young adult authors
I just got the news that EVERY LAST WORD is a 2015 Cybils Awards finalist! What an incredible honor to be here, and in such impressive company: http://www.cybils.com/the-2015-young-adult-fiction-finalists. Congratulations, fellow finalists! Huge thanks to all the judges, and special thanks to Jennifer Donovan at 5 Minutes for Books for the nomination. Sam worries that her
Every Last Word made it into the Epic Reads Book Shimmy Awards FINAL ROUND! Thank you so much, awesome readers! This is it, friends. Will you give Sam and the Poets one more vote? Thank you!
If you loved EVERY LAST WORD, I’d love your vote in the #BookShimmyAwards, Mental Health Matters category! It’s been a big year in YA literature for this important topic. Thank you for reading our stories, sharing them, and talking about teens and mental health. Your voice matters! Vote for all your favorite books here: http://www.epicreads.com/blog/2015-book-shimmy-awards-semi-finals
Exciting news, guys! EVERY LAST WORD is a semi-finalist in the Epic Reads Book Shimmy Awards! What an honor! And it’s in such wonderful company. ? There are many amazing books here, in every category. Please go VOTE for all your favorites at www.epicreads.com. VOTE HERE
epicreads: Go vote in the Book Shimmy Awards: Semi-Finals !!!!!! Thrilled to see EVERY LAST WORD as a semi-finalist in the Mental Health Matters category. Thank you, readers! There are so many incredible books here, in every category. Please go VOTE for your favorites!