The Word Wall

I’m… speechless. Look at this. Hyperion Teens created a massive Word Wall for the ALA conference this weekend. It’s already got some words from my Every Last Word characters, and attendees get to add their own. I can’t wait to see this in person on Saturday! #UseYourWords

Every Last Word | Launch Party: You’re Invited!

Every Last Word Launch Party: YOU’RE INVITED! I hope you can join us to celebrate the release of my new book, EVERY LAST WORD! Sunday, June 14th, 4-6 p.m. at the Lafayette Library in Lafayette, CA. Live music, poetry, and an interactive discussion with my good friend and NY Times Bestselling Author, veronica-rossi, followed by a reception,

Bay Area Book Festival

Bay Area Book Festival I just got some great news! EVERY LAST WORD will be on sale for the very first time at the Bay Area Book Festival, June 6-7 in Berkeley. That’s 10 days before the official on sale date! I’ll be speaking on Sunday, June 7 at 12:30 on the Teen Stage, and signing

Book Tour | Girls Gone Sci-Fi Tour

When Jessica Brody told me about her idea for GIRLS GONE SCI-FI -- a community of young adult authors who write the kind of science fiction that will will bend your mind and steal your heart -- I knew immediately that I wanted to be a part of it. Touring the country with amazing women

By |2017-05-03T09:30:39-07:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Giveaways|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dual Launchiness!

Ingrid Paulson and I have a lot in common: We're both debut young adult authors We share a launch date for our debut novels: OCTOBER 9th We both live in the San Francisco Bay Area Our books both feature strong girls who are standing in front of their boys on our covers. See:       

BEA Recap

In short, BookExpo America was simply amazing. I got to spend the week with the incredible team at Disney-Hyperion, and meet a bunch of D-H authors who have books coming out this summer/fall. I hung out with many of my fellow Apocalypsies, a group of authors with debut novels releasing in 2012. And I met so

By |2019-02-04T17:56:49-08:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: Events, Time Between Us|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Five Things. Wait… Six.

So. Things are happening over here. Lots of things. Really happening. Here are five biggies: 1. Exciting news! Last week, I announced that Time Between Us is going to be published in Russian. This week, after a three-house auction, we sold rights to Hungarian publisher, Könyvmolykepzö. HUNGARIAN. That brings us to thirteen languages. For what it's worth, I still haven't


More big news today! First, my new website! Just look at these gorgeous colors! The lovely and talented Tessa Elwood over at iPop Color redesigned it to match the NEW COVER of TIME BETWEEN US. What do you think? Isn't she amazing? And... just wait until you see the book site she's created, because that one is simply over the

By |2017-05-04T17:42:58-07:00February 27th, 2012|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |1 Comment