Category Archives: Contests and Giveaways

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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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

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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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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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