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THE INSIDE JOB cover reveal!


Posted By on Sep 4, 2015

THERE’S A DOG GUYS Do you love it as much as I do? Because I adore it. Bloomsbury has done such a phenomenal job with the covers on this series. I can’t wait for July 2016! So far, you can preorder HERE at Indiebound.org. I’ll post other buy links as they become available. And look for an ARC giveaway...

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A love letter to Atlanta


Posted By on Aug 25, 2015

There are a lot of boring adult reasons why I’m moving, to be honest, and some not so boring ones: Male Counterpart and I are (finally) moving in together. I am super excited, as this means we won’t live forty minutes away from one another anymore. Plus, I’ll have a yard! I’m going to GROW THINGS. I’m going to NOT TAKE MY DOG DOWN FIVE FLIGHTS OF STEPS. I’m going to SEE WILDLIFE. I’M GOING TO...

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On public speaking


Posted By on May 10, 2015

Public speaking is hard, guys. It takes practice, and work, and it can be really scary, especially if you’re new at it. When you research public speaking, you get a lot of results that encourage you to picture the audience in their underwear (uh, creepy), or memorize your notes, or pause two seconds at each period. Which is all well and good, but that’s more like second tier advice for people wanting to polish their public speaking...

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The Elevator Pitch


Posted By on Mar 20, 2015

You: *get on elevator* Fancy Editor from Fancy Publishing House: *gets on elevator* *Doors close* *You turn to the Editor. She is yours for the next eight seconds. There is no escape. This is an elevator, after all.* You: Hi there. I’ve written a book. Editor: Oh? Tell me about it. You: Well, it’s sort of a transformation themed love story. See there’s this girl, and a long time ago this werewolf killed her...

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THE DOUBLECROSS giveaway!


Posted By on Jan 12, 2015

OMG it is 2015. Actually 2015. Which means it’s the year of middle grade, for me. In April, my co-written book (with Maggie Stiefvater), PIP BARTLETT’S GUIDE TO MAGICAL CREATURES releases. And in July, the super-fun-heisty-delightful first book in my new spy series releases– THE DOUBLECROSS (and other skills I learned as a superspy). Here’s what it’s all about: Everyone in Hale’s family is a spy, going...

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The Pip Cover!


Posted By on Nov 14, 2014

I am just so excited about this book. I mean, look at the cover. Just LOOK at it. How could you not be excited? Maggie did the art, both for the jacket and the interior, and I think it’s amazing. Plus, my very favorite magical creature made the cover– the Flowerbeast, which is poking out from behind the center bit on the right hand side. Horns? Adorable face? See it? How I love the Flowerbeast. You can actually win two...

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