Author Archives: kathymacmillan

Pre-order DAGGER AND COIN and get an exclusive short story!

Dagger and Coin will be out in the world on October 9, 2018 and I can’t wait!  I’m offering a FREE, exclusive short story for anyone who preorders the book! This stand-alone story, “Lesson”, takes place on the Nath Tarin, … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Win Signed Copies of DAGGER AND COIN and HIDDEN SCROLLS

I’ve got something super-special up for grabs: a prize pack featuring a signed bound manuscript of Dagger and Coin (publishing October 9 from HarperTeen) a shiny Sword and Verse/Dagger and Coin bookmark 3 stickers featuring quotes from Dagger and Coin a print copy of … Continue reading

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Read This!: SABOTAGE STAGE LEFT by Casey Lyall

Sabotage Stage Left (Howard Wallace, P.I. #3) by Casey Lyall Summary: Spring (musical) fever has hit the Grantleyville Middle School Drama Club! Since Ivy Mason is busy with the production, she decides to take a break from sleuthing, while Howard Wallace keeps … Continue reading

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Happy Paperback Day, SWORD AND VERSE!

Sword and Verse comes out in paperback today!  To celebrate, I’m doing a giveaway on Twitter: #SwordAndVerse comes out in paperback on Tuesday, so I'm celebrating with a #giveaway! RT/F by 9/5 to win a paperback of #SwordAndVerse & a … Continue reading

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One month left to participate in the #ReadLocalSummerChallenge

I’ve had a blast being a part of the Read Local Challenge, which features traditionally published authors and illustrators living in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Now we’ve got a great way to extend the fun: the Read Local … Continue reading

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Reading with Your Kids Podcast featuring NITA’S FIRST SIGNS

I was delighted to be interviewed by Jedlie for his podcast, Reading with Your Kids. We discussed the benefits of signing with all children, the power of bilingualism, and how Nita’s First Signs came to be. Click here to listen to a … Continue reading

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Read This!: CITY OF ISLANDS by Kali Wallace

City of Islands by Kali Wallace Summary: In a foggy archipelago called the City of Islands, magic drifts on the air as songs. Twelve-year-old Mara has always been fascinated by the spell-songs and dreams of becoming a great mage. Orphaned as … Continue reading

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Reviews and News

I’m heading off to the woods for one of my favorite weeks of the year – Deaf Camp. But before I go, here’s a roundup of some recent excitement and upcoming events. Reviews Earlier this week, Dagger and Coin received its … Continue reading

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ASL Poetry and a NITA’S FIRST SIGNS Giveaway at LauraShovan.com

I’m so excited to share a guest post at Laura Shovan’s Poetry Friday blog post! Laura is a poet and the author of Takedown and The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary, and she matches books with great poems when she posts … Continue reading

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Giveaway Time!

My co-author for the Storytime Magic series, Christine Kirker, and I each have new solo books out, so we’ve teamed up for a giveaway! Read about both books below, and enter a giveaway for a prize pack featuring signed copies … Continue reading

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