Monthly Archives: August 2013

Read an excerpt from my new book!!

Tweet Entertainment Weekly is running the exclusive excerpt of my new book, THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY!!! Go read it!! While you're doing that, I will run around the woods and squee with excitement!!!   
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Censorship is the Child of Fear and the Father of Ignorance

Tweet   In this short video  I speak up about why parents should let their kids read books that reflect modern reality if they want them to be prepared for the real world instead of being destroyed by it.     The video was shot at the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression seminar at their Winter Institue […]
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Tweet     Drum roll, please! We just unveiled the cover of my new book! ::crash of cymbals & blast of trumpets:: (photography by Martin Stranka) To learn more, head over to USA Today where I spill about the the story and give the date of publication!
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Infected by The Cold of Doom

Tweet I am officially trapped in an otherworldly Limbo. Limbo is filled with dirty Kleenex.   All of my glorious weekend plans?     I will try to be less pathetic tomorrow.     If you want to cheer me up, get the entire world to follow me on Goodreads. ​Now I have to sneeze […]
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How To Make An Author’s Heart Go Tha-Thump!

Tweet   A couple of weeks ago, the mother of one of my young readers contacted me on Facebook and wrote, “I’m going on a short trip to NYC. My son wants to see one of the places from CHAINS. Which one spot should he see?” Not only did her son read and enjoy the book, but […]
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SPEAK is coming to Brazil!

Tweet       I am so excited about this!! Here is the just-released cover of FALE!, the Brazilian edition of SPEAK. The book debuts there in a few weeks, published by Valentina. A lot of Brazilian readers enjoyed WINTERGIRLS, I can't wait to hear what they think of this!
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