Category Archives: Contests and Giveaways

Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2018/2019 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! The Read Local Challenge features traditionally-published authors and illustrators from Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World is getting a lot of love today!     My co-author Manuela Bernardi and I participated an in international interview for International Women’s Day over at the Reading … Continue reading

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SHE SPOKE releases today!

Today’s the day! She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World releases today! Co-authored with my dear friend Manuela Bernardi and illustrated by Kathrin Honesta, this book is one I am so excited to share with … Continue reading

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Purchase SHE SPOKE by March 31, 2019 and receive a prize pack!

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re offering this nifty prize pack when you pre-order or purchase a copy of She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World by March 31, 2019!  Your inspirational prize pack … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway: SHE SPOKE

It’s a Goodreads Giveaway! Enter by  March 1, 2019 for a chance to win a copy of She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World!  US only.

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Take the Read Local Challenge!

I’m thrilled to be participating in the 2018/2019 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! The Read Local Challenge features traditionally-published authors and illustrators from Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington … Continue reading

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Read More and Read Local!

I had a great time last weekend at the West Virginia Book Festival in Charleston, WV!  Thanks to everyone who came out to my workshop on Storybuilding and my Nita’s First Signs storytimes! Here’s a great photo of all my … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN is here!

  Today’s the day! Dagger and Coin, the companion novel to Sword and Verse, is available NOW in hardcover and e-book. I like to think of this book as the rage feminism fantasy epic that we all need right now, featuring Soraya … Continue reading

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So many updates!

This month has been a whirlwind, and the next one looks like it will be the same!  I’ve got lots of news to share! Dagger and Coin releases next Tuesday! Kirkus calls it a “riveting fantasy sequel” and “[a] fine balance of … Continue reading

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Join the YA Scavenger Hunt and Win!

The YA Scavenger Hunt begins today! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some … Continue reading

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