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 »
ALL FOUR STARS is a finalist for One Book, One Denver!
I received some exciting news this morning: All Four Stars is a finalist for the Youth One Book, One Denver program–along with two other books I *love*, Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman and The Secret of Ferrell Savage by J. Duddy Gill! Youth One Book, One Denver is a fantastic summer reading program that provides books to kids all… Read more »
Want personalized books for the holidays?
Is there someone in your life who would love a Gladys Gatsby book, personalized and signed by the author, for the holidays? If so, you’re in luck. I’m pleased to announce that I’m teaming up with my local independent bookstore, Boulder Book Store, to make it easy for you to get exactly that! Ordering is simple:… Read more »
New blog tour posts, and first launch party!
The blog tour for The Stars of Summer continues! Yesterday, the fantastic YA author Dahlia Adler–who is also a friend and a big fellow foodie–helped welcome my new book to the world with macaron pics and hot dog condiment chat at The Daily Dahlia. YUM. And today, at For What It’s Worth, book blogger Karen has a review… Read more »
Tonight at the Tattered Cover!
This evening at 7 PM, I’ll be taking part in a panel at the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Highlands Ranch, CO! Teaming up with me are two of my very favorite middle-grade authors, Jeannie Mobley (Searching for Silverheels and Katerina’s Wish) and Jessica Lawson (The Actual and Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher). Lucky, lucky me! We’ll be… Read more »
Interview with Colorado author Darby Karchut!
Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, Darby Karchut joints us here on the blog! Darby is the author of several awesome-sounding middle-grade novels. Let’s get to know Darby better, and learn more about her books! First… Read more »
Interview with Colorado author Lauren Sabel (and giveaway of VIVIAN DIVINE IS DEAD)!
Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I am so thrilled to have my very good friend and critique partner Lauren Sabel on the blog, and to be giving away a copy of her book! Lauren’s… Read more »
Interview with Colorado author Kita Murdock!
Hey, check it out: the Colorado is for Writers interview series is back! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome Kita Murdock to the blog! Kita’s middle-grade novel, Future Flash, was published this summer by Sky Pony Press. Read on to learn… Read more »
And the winner of SILVERHEELS is…
Congratulations, Donna Leonard! You’ve won a signed copy of Searching for Silverheels by Jeannie Mobley! Thanks so much to everyone who entered my giveaway over the last week. Even if you didn’t win, I hope that you’ll pick up a copy of this fantastic book, and request a copy at your local library as well. In other news,… 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 »