FADEAWAY Cover Reveal!
I couldn’t be more thrilled to be sharing the cover of my debut young adult novel–and I couldn’t be more thrilled with how it turned out! Here are my top five things to notice about Neil Swaab’s brilliant design that make it not only an incredibly engaging cover, but one that’s perfect for the story […]
Book News: My Debut Picture Book!
Wonderful news today! I am excited to announce that THANKFUL, my debut picture book, will be coming fall 2021 from Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster! And the most important part: this story that means so much to me will be illustrated (in 3D!!!) by the incredible Samantha Cotterill. Follow her on Instagram at @mummysamart to […]
Book News: My Debut YA!
I couldn’t be more thrilled to share some exciting news today–my debut young adult novel has sold to Knopf/Random House for publication spring 2021! This book is very different from anything I’ve written before (suspense/psychological thriller with some mature themes), but still very much a book from my heart and one that feels authentic to […]
They’re here! At long last (and just in time for school), the activity guides for Like Magic and Paper Chains are ready! Who they’re for: Teachers, librarians, kids, parents, families, book groups, babysitters, ANYBODY who wants to dive in! What you’ll find inside: Art lessons, yummy recipes, challenging riddles, mini science projects, fun crafts, discussion questions, poetry, and recommendations for more […]
PAPER CHAINS wins the Whitney Award!
Genuinely surprised and so honored to report that PAPER CHAINS was awarded Best Middle Grade Novel at the Whitney Awards. I got to dress up and be fancy and even give a speech, in which I was so excited I called my agent my editor but hopefully also said some things that made sense. What […]
New Title for My Next Book!
So many exciting things have happened in the last few months! Starred review! Rights to Like Magic sold in Norway, Sweden, and Finland! Book signings and incredible emails from young readers and all kinds of surreal and magical things. But today, it’s time to focus on the next book, and I’m thrilled to say that it’s coming along […]
My Book Has a New Title!
I’m thrilled to announce that my debut has a new title, and I’m absolutely crazy about it! Without further ado, here it is: The book is about the friendships and connections formed between three girls during the biggest summer of their lives, and the words “like magic” come from a line in the first chapter. […]