The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books | Little Do We Know

I'm so thrilled to see another positive review for LITTLE DO WE KNOW. Thank you, BCCB! "Next door neighbors Hannah and Emory were friends for over a decade, despite significant differences in their core beliefs (Hannah’s a Christian with a pastor father, Emory’s a non-believer). Now, however, the girls aren’t speaking after

Booklist | Little Do We Know

I'm thrilled to share this wonderful review for LITTLE DO WE KNOW. Thank you so much, Booklist! "Straight-shooting Hannah, with her strong Christian faith, is outwardly very different from Emory, a gifted actress who sneaks her boyfriend, Luke, into her bedroom at night. But the girls have lived next door to each other their

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Kirkus | Little Do We Know

Little Do We Know just got a fantastic Kirkus review! Thank you so much, Kirkus! "A life-altering incident sets two ex–best friends on a collision course. Best friends and next-door neighbors Hannah and Emory haven’t spoken since the fight when they both said things they can’t share and can’t take back. In

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Click’d Review in School Library Journal

Thrilled to see this wonderful review for Click'd in School Library Journal. Thank you! Allie Navarro has just returned from Code Girls summer camp where her app, Click’d, proved wildly successful. The platform pairs people who share common interests: it’s perfect for those who are shy or otherwise uncertain about meeting new friends. Now all Allie

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Every Last Word | Featured in School Library Connection

What a nice way to start the new year! I’m thrilled with this review of Every Last Word in the January issue of School Library Connection Magazine: In this realistic and engaging novel, Stone takes the reader directly into the mind of a teenage girl who suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder. Sam strives to keep her disorder and her treatment Podcast | Ep. 14 : Every Last Word Review

The Podcast | Ep. 14 | Ready Player One and News - Download | iTunes “[Every Last Word] was such a good book. I’m really happy that I gave it a chance. It covers anxiety and OCD… you get the perspective of someone who’s been bullied… it touches important topics that I think young

Booktrib | Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books That Make Us Feel Like a Teen Again

Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books That Make Us Feel Like a Teen Again Every Last Word, Tamara Ireland Stone (Hyperion Teen, June 16) “A brilliant and moving story about finding your voice, the power of words, and true friendship. I couldn’t put it down.” — Elizabeth Eulberg, Author of The Lonely Hearts Club What

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Voya | Every Last Word Review

I’m delighted with these two incredible reviews for Every Last Word in the August issue of VOYA Magazine! Thank you, VOYA! “This tender novel shows how powerful and helpful the brain can be under stress without being clinical or detached. This book is highly recommended.” “Readers will immediately connect with Sam… High schoolers who enjoy realistic

School Library Journal | Teens Review the Next “Fault in Our Stars,” a “Sweet” Horror Tale, and More

Teens Review the Next “Fault in Our Stars,” a “Sweet” Horror Tale, and More STONE, Tamara Ireland. Every Last Word. Disney-Hyperion. June 2015. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9781484705278. Gr 8 Up –IT WAS SO AMAZINGLY PERFECT!!!!!!! THIS BOOK IS SO AMAZING BEYOND BELIEF. I’M SORRY FOR ALL YOU CONTROL FREAKS WHO MAY BE READING THIS AND

Mom Advice | May 2015 Must-Reads

Honored to see EVERY LAST WORD here, and in such impressive company. Thanks, Amy! “The camaraderie of friendship and group therapy through writing reminded me of the beautiful friendships in the The Fault In Our Stars. The story is well-written and age-appropriate for teens (there is one sex scene), but I think it would be

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Teen Therapist on Every Last Word

Karen is one of the therapists who worked closely with me on Every Last Word. She offered valuable insights at many points along the way, but I credit her most with helping me understand the dynamics of the client/therapist relationship. From the very beginning, it was important to me that Samantha’s connection with her therapist

Local Bookseller on Every Last Word

Over the last few years, Kathleen​ and I have spent many hours in her bookstore, chatting about the stories we love. I don’t think I’ve ever left without a new book in my hands, and it’s always as wonderful as she said it would be. Since I hold her opinion in such high regard, you

OCD Specialist on Every Last Word

Three mental health professionals worked closely with me on EVERY LAST WORD. Each one made it a better book. Dr. Michael Tompkins, Ph.D. specializes in treating OCD, often in teens. He has been an incredible resource to me over the course of writing this novel, from reading early drafts to answering my questions along the

Elizabeth Eulberg on Every Last Word

I have such a tremendous amount of respect for Elizabeth Eulberg. In addition to creating wonderful and inspiring books you can’t put down, she clearly adores her readers, she’s hugely supportive of other authors, and for bonus points, she’s just so much fun to be around. Her positive energy is contagious. I am so grateful

Time After Time in School Library Journal

I am delighted with this review of Time After Time in School Library Journal! I'm especially fond of these two quotes: "The plot marches along at a good pace and those who like romance/adventure stories will want to find out if Anna and Bennett end up together." "With the anniversary of Dr. Who and movies