This Thursday at Books of Wonder (Uptown) in NYC!

This Thursday evening, I’ll be in conversation with the brilliant Rebecca Behrens in NYC as we discuss our middle-grade novels in which the kids take charge. It’s the official launch party for The Disaster Days, Rebecca’s new book set in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, and it is absolutely unputdownable! We’ll be signing books,… Read more »

Giveaway: SATURDAYS WITH HITCHCOCK by Ellen Wittlinger!

Update, 8.25.17: Congratulations, Daria! You’ve won the ARC of Saturdays with Hitchcock. Thanks to all who entered, and please do check it out when it hits the shelves in October! *** Hello, friends. As excited as I am about The Great Hibernation hitting the shelves next month, I am just as pumped about the slew of other fantastic middle-grade… Read more »

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 »

Cover reveal for THE GREAT HIBERNATION!

Let’s not beat around the (thistleberry) bush. Here it is, the cover for my next middle-grade novel, The Great Hibernation, coming September 12 from Wendy Lamb Books/Random House! The illustrator is the incredible Rebecca Green. Why yes, that is a sheep wearing snowshoes. And a boy in a 17th-century mariner’s costume. And a fjord, and an… Read more »

Creative Spaces!

Final blog tour stop! Yes, the Stars So Sweet blog tour is wrapping up, and today I’m at Jennifer Chambliss Bertman’s blog, showing everyone where the writing magic (and, um, laundry) happens in my Creative Spaces interview. This is also your last chance to win a full set of the All Four Stars series! (Also,… Read more »

Kitchen Frolic!

Blog tour stop #10: Stephanie at the scrumptious cooking blog Kitchen Frolic has written a lovely review of Stars So Sweet. She’s been a super supporter of the whole series over the last two years–thanks so much, Stephanie!

Pop! Goes the Reader

Blog tour stop #9: Jen at Pop! Goes the Reader has likened Gladys Gatsby to Harriet M. Welsch and Sarah Crewe. Well, the praise really can’t get any higher than that! Thank you, Jen, for your extremely thoughtful reviews of the entire series. <3