Category: teen novels

Friday Faves–Books I Read and Loved this Spring

I updated my Goodreads account this afternoon, adding a dozen or so titles that I read and loved this spring. If you’re looking for a summer read, here are a few of my recent faves. Picture Books Once I Ate a Pie Written by…

All Good Children go to Heaven (or at least to paperback and Booktrack editions)

A couple of cool things have happened this fall with my 2011 teen novel, All Good Children. First, All Good Children is now available in paperback! Orca Book Publishers has produced a gorgeous paperback version of the book. It’s blue, it’s ominous, it’s a…

Dear Disappointed Fan

I received two letters from readers last week. The first was a thankful email from the parent of a reluctant reader, an 11-year-old girl who read Walking Backward and really engaged with the story. That was such a nice letter to receive! I answered it with a thankful email…

Last Stop on the Tour

Today I wrote a guest post for the book blog, “I Just Wanna Sit Here and Read.” It’s my response to someone who wanted to “dumb down” an adult novel to sell to the teen market. Check it out. Thanks to all the great…

Guest Author Interview (No Need to Blog Today)

I was interviewed on Cubicle Blindness today, a reader review blog that had some nice things to say about All Good Children. Krista asked some great questions, like: The main character Max got excited at the fact that he got to fight. He seemed to want to…

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