Category Archives: young adult

Hannah Barnaby: Jumping into Picture Books

It’s a small world, and if you’re in kidlit, it’s even smaller.  This is a good thing, especially in Virginia, because it means that you get to bump into Hannah Barnaby on a pretty regular basis. I first met Hannah … Continue reading

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Griffin’s Heart

Writing today to tell you about the release of LRW Lee’s fifth book in her Andy Smithson series. This one is called Vision of the Griffin’s Heart, and it’s out today. The book is about Andy Smithson, who was chosen to break … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Lisa Maxwell and UNHOOKED

All kinds of buzz today in honor of Lisa Maxwell’s upcoming novel Unhooked. (By upcoming, I mean Feb. 2, but I’m ready to get excited about it RIGHT NOW.) First, there’s the cover. I’ll wait for a minute while you take this … Continue reading

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#readorwriteanywhere plus Where in the World is Madelyn Rosenberg?

Greetings, readers and writers! As you may know, the YA Chicks have started a #readorwriteanywhere campaign this summer with the goal of getting people to to do exactly that. I’ve been packing a notebook so I can write as I wait for my kids … Continue reading

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Dreams

This bottle tree was a gift from my mom to celebrate the launch of Dream Boy, my book with Mary Crockett, which is out today. Mary and I we were friends before, but our friendship was truly sealed in the … Continue reading

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