PopCrush | 10 Best Young Adult Books Coming Out in June 2015

Honored to be on this incredible list. Thanks for including EVERY LAST WORD, PopCrush! “An intense story on all fronts, Every Last Word greets us with Samantha McAllister, who’s trying to keep her OCD disorder a secret from her ‘friends.’ That is, until she meets Caroline. Caroline introduces Sam to a misfit group called Poet’s

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

Every Last Word | The Book Jacket (Giveaway)!

I just found out that EVERY LAST WORD has been sent off to the printer, and it’s in the process of being transformed from a story told on really large sheets of paper into a real-life hardbound book that will sit on lovely bookshelves on June 16. That’s exactly three months from today. Happy sigh. Now

Use Your Words

So… I woke up to an email from Publishers Weekly this morning titled, “Use Your Words.” And this ad. Whoa. “Words are worth obsessing over.” I just love that! Thanks for making my day, hyperionteens! And thanks to Elizabeth Eulberg, Melanie Koss, Kathleen Caldwell, Marianne Follis and Arnold Shapiro for all their kind words about Every

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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

Interview | Publishers Weekly Kidcast

I’m honored to be a guest on Publishers Weekly’s PW KidsCast this week, talking about OCD, poetry, friendship, learning to be brave with my words, and the healing power of writing. Listen online: PW KidsCast Listen on iTunes: KidsCast on iTunes

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

1000 Words Contest | YA Author Tamara Ireland Stone 2015 Guest Judge

YA Author Tamara Ireland Stone 2015 Guest Judge blue4beban: We are honored to announce Tamara Ireland Stone as our 2015 Guest Judge. The guest judge is responsible for making the hard choice to select the $1000 scholarship winners for the $1000 for 1000 Words fiction-writing contest out of the pool of seven grade-level winners selected

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Hypable | Every Last Word Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal: 'Every Last Word' by Tamara Ireland Stone Every Last Word is the latest novel from Tamara Ireland Stone about a teen girl hiding part of herself from the world. Every Last Word releases on June 16, 2015. Exclusive cover reveal here on Check out the cover of my next novel, Every Last Word. I’m so