YA Lit

Award Nomination | Deutsche Jugendliteraturpreis: Mit anderen Worten: Ich

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

Little Do We Know & Click’d Edits

Little Do We Know & Click'd edits: My worlds collided! I’m finalizing a new draft of Little Do We Know and working on first pass pages for Click'd. My brain hurts! Fun fact: You’re looking at 141,296 words here. (Don’t even ask me how many I’ve thrown out along the way!)

Buzzfeed | 29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

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

Invisible Fault Lines & Every Last Word

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!

American Library Association | Every Last Word Wins 2016 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten

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.

Video | Time and Time Again Cover Reveal

      From conceptual sketch to stunning piece of art, here’s how my time travel collection got a whole new look: www.tamarairelandstone.com/news/cover-reveal-time-and-time-again

Cover Reveal | Time and Time Again

INTRODUCING "TIME AND TIME AGAIN" If you’ve read Stacee’s post at www.toofondofbooks.com, you’ve already heard the big news! Anna and Bennett are getting a whole new look. And their stories are going to be bound together forever. Introducing Time and Time Again: Anna’s story, Time Between Us, and Bennett’s story, Time After Time, all

Northern California Book Award Ceremony

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)

The Bank Street Center for Children’s Literature | Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2016 Edition

Honored and thrilled to see that EVERY LAST WORD made The Best Children’s Books of the Year 2016 (Fourteen and Up)! Thank you, Bank Street Center for Children’s Literature! For the full list, click the button below. (Source: Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2016 Edition) READ MORE

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

Epic Reads | Book Shimmy Awards: Every Last Word Makes Final Round

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!

Epic Reads | Book Shimmy Awards: Every Last Word Makes Semi-Finals

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

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