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Video Storytimes with NITA’S FIRST SIGNS and SHE SPOKE

I’m delighted to share two online storytimes I got to present this week: Here’s NITA’S FIRST SIGNS, presented in American Sign Language, as part of #OperationASLStorytime and hosted by D-PAN.TV: The Sign Language Channel. (English captioning coming soon for the … Continue reading

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Purchase Signed Books and Support a Great Cause!

Signed books make excellent holiday gifts! Order yours now from the Deaf Camps, Inc.’s Online Bookstore.  All proceeds go directly to Deaf Camps, Inc.’s scholarship program.  Deaf Camps, Inc. is a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the … Continue reading

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It’s UK Release Day for the DAGGER AND COIN paperback!

Dagger and Coin publishes in the United Kingdom today in paperback! Get your copy now: amazon.co.uk hive.co.uk To celebrate, I am running a swag pack  giveaway on Twitter (open internationally) between now and December 5! #DaggerAndCoin comes out in the … Continue reading

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Coming soon in paperback: DAGGER AND COIN!

Dagger and Coin releases in paperback on October 15! To celebrate, my cat Mary helped me out with this introspective photoshoot: And I’m also celebrating with a giveaway over on Twitter! DAGGER AND COIN comes out in paperback on 10/15! … Continue reading

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Signed Copies of My Books Now Available in the DCI Online Bookstore!

If you have followed me for any length of time, you are probably aware of how proud I am to be affiliated with an amazing organization called Deaf Camps, Inc., a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich … 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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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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SWORD AND VERSE is a finalist for the 2017 Compton Crook Award

I’m so excited to share that SWORD AND VERSE has been chosen as one of 6 finalists for the Compton Crook Award, awarded by the members of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc. (BSFS) to honor the best first novel of … Continue reading

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Scenes from the #YARoadTrip Tour!

I was honored to participate in the YA RoadTrip tour October 6-16 with a fantastic group of authors in honor of Teen Read Week!  Thank you to the many librarians and booksellers who made the tour possible, and to everyone … Continue reading

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YA Scavenger Hunt!

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! 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 awesome … Continue reading

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