My fifth novel FINDING NORMAL recently won Fitzroy Books’ prize for young adult fiction and will be published in spring 2025. I’m thrilled this novel has found the right home!
AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER release day!
Hi all! My fourth YA novel, AUGUST & EVERYTHING AFTER (Sourcebooks Fire), is out today and I’m soooo excited to see this book go into the world!!! The characters in this book are among my favorites and I’m anxious to have readers meet them on the page. In honor of my book’s release day, my daughter took this amazing photo!… Read More
Kneeling at Well-Curbs or Why I Write
Why do I write? That was February’s topic over at YA Outside the Lines, where I blog monthly with a group of amazing authors. The topic came at an opportune time for me. I turned in my fourth YA novel to my editor in early December and since then I’ve been asking myself that question. A lot. Along with two additional… Read More
RELEASE DAY! Sunny Sweet is So Not Scary by J. Albert Mann
Masha, Junchao, and Alice have planned the perfect slumber party . . . until Sunny insists their house is haunted. An unexplained howl. Flickering lights. And someone-or something-may be watching them from the front hall closet. At first, Sunny tries to scientifically explain what’s going on. But as more strange things happen, she sees the opportunity to be the… Read More
COVER REVEAL: Spark by Holly Schindler
I am so pleased to be taking part in today’s cover reveal for Holly Schinder’s latest YA novel Spark, due out May 17. 2016. Isn’t it gorgeous?!!! I’m already a fan of Holly’s work and cannot wait to read this one. About Holly Schindler’s SPARK: When the right hearts come to the Avery Theater—at the right time—the magic will return. The… Read More
Badass Books For a Badass Summer Giveaway
Hey, so I’m taking part in the Badass Books summer giveaway organized by lovelies Bethany Crandell and A.G. Howard, critique partners and authors extraordinaire. You should enter because you could win THE SUMMER AFTER YOU AND ME and like a million other books. Okay, 21. You can win 21 other books. But you should still enter. Click here to check out All. The, Books!… Read More
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