I’m very excited to share that the Rocket Cat Kids Book Club–a free, virtual book club for middle-grade readers run by me and my three author-critique partners–is happening! Please read on for more details, and SIGN UP HERE. Rocket Cat Book Club—join us! We’ll be reading two books this spring (Sisterhood of Sleuths by Jennifer… Read more »
Wait Wait…It’s Me!
I’m a listener-contestant on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me this week!
Winner of THE GREAT HIBERNATION!
Thank you so much to everyone who helped me celebrate the cover reveal for The Great Hibernation, illustrated by Rebecca Green, and to everyone who entered my ARC giveaway. The randomly selected winner is… **** Jennifer Doyle **** Congrats, Jennifer, and happy reading! The Great Hibernation will be available for preorder soon, and I’ll share links when this is possible. I’m… Read more »
This Friday at Second Star to the Right!
Greetings, friends! If you’re in the Denver area, I invite you to come out this Friday, April 1, to see me and Jeannie Mobley at Second Star to the Right Children’s Books on Tennyson street. We will be reading from our middle-grade books, answering questions, and doing a craft starting at 6:30 pm. Second Star has… Read more »
A whole new format for Gladys in 2016!
As this year draws to a close, I’m thrilled to share one more very nice piece of news for the All Four Stars series… THERE WILL BE AUDIOBOOKS! My publisher, Penguin, has licensed audio rights to Ideal Audiobooks for All Four Stars, The Stars of Summer, and Stars So Sweet. I don’t have all of the details yet, but I… Read more »
Interview, giveaways, and pics from my panel!
Over at the excellent cooking blog kitchen frolic, Stephanie has kicked off a new Q&A series today by interviewing yours truly. We chat about writing, food, camels, and what’s coming in the All Four Stars sequel. Thank you for being such a terrific AFS supporter, Stephanie! Also today, my fellow 2014 debut author Linda Vigen Phillips has a lovely… Read more »
The ALL FOUR STARS celebration continues!
Hello, friends! I’ve been remiss at posting links over the last few days thanks to my sister’s wedding. But my Internet friends have been doing an awesome job of celebrating All Four Stars in my absence–and offering giveaways! I currently have interviews up at the following places. Thank you so much to all of these bloggers… Read more »
The ALL FOUR STARS blog tour – stop 7
We are one day away from publication!! Today’s official blog tour stop is an interview at Finding Bliss in Books. Thanks for having me, Blythe! Lots of travel-related chat in this one, plus my favorite and least favorite foods. And don’t forget that this is another chance to enter to win free copies! I also have… Read more »
The ALL FOUR STARS blog tour – stop 5
It’s Monday, which means it’s time to announce the winner of my giveaway of Jessica Lawson’s magnificent debut novel, The Actual and Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher. Congratulations to Lindsay Eland, who is the winner! *cheers* Monday also means that the All Four Stars blog tour is back at full swing. At Xpresso Reads, I have a guest post… Read more »
It’s launch week for TALKER 25!
Over at Emu’s Debuts, we’re all celebrating the launch of Joshua McCune’s fantastic debut YA novel, Talker 25. Here’s the blurb about this epic book: It’s a high school prank gone horribly wrong: sneaking onto the rez to pose next to a sleeping dragon. Now senior Melissa Callahan has become an unsuspecting pawn in a war… Read more »