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
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
On June 6th, 2017 Every Last Word will be available in Paperback wherever books are sold!
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,
MY NEW WEBSITE After many months in the making, my new website is live! I'm so excited to share it and hear what you think. We asked you what you wanted to see here and you gave us some great ideas. You’ll now find detailed FAQs, information about arranging school visits and
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
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 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
Signing books for the #FreeBookFriday Giveaway winners. Congratulations to Laura, Anne, Tiffany, Brooke, and JaNae! And huge thanks to everyone who entered.
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
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!
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.
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
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