Category Archives: Young Adult Fantasy

Happy Birthday to Me! The DAGGER AND COIN cover is here, and it’s beautiful!

Today is my birthday, and I had such a great present this week: the official cover reveal of Dagger and Coin this past Thursday!  Thank you so much to YA Books Central for hosting it! For those who haven’t seen the … Continue reading

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DAGGER AND COIN cover reveal!

Today’s the day! Join me today at 11 AM EST for the reveal of the beautiful cover of Dagger and Coin over at YA Books Central!

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DAGGER AND COIN update – and cover reveal coming soon!

I’m so excited to announce that the paperback version of Sword and Verse will be published on October 23, 2018, followed by the hardcover release of Dagger and Coin on November 20, 2018! Join me on Thursday, February 8 at 11 AM EST … Continue reading

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Everything I Can Tell You So Far About My New Book

Earlier today I finally got to announce the title of my upcoming YA novel: I’ve been working on this book and unable to say much about it for more than two years, so it’s exciting to finally be able to … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-up

How has it been over a month since I last posted here?  There’s been a lot going on. In late May, I got to geek out at Balticon.  Sword and Verse was a finalist for the 2017 Compton Crook Award, presented … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world, FEUER UND FEDER!

The German translation of Sword and Verse, titled Feuer und Feder, is out today from Beltz!  The German title translates to “fire and feather” or “fire and quill”.   German translator: Julian Haefs Cover designer: Carolin Liepins Order it now from … Continue reading

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FEUER UND FEDER Cover Reveal

The German translation of Sword and Verse, entitled Feuer und Feder, will be published by Beltz on March 13, 2017.  The German title translates to “fire and feather” or “fire and quill”.  And check out this lovely cover! German translator: Julian … Continue reading

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#YARoadTrip Tour Kicks Off Today!

Starting today, I’ll be touring Maryland, DC, and Virginia with an awesome group of YA authors!  We’ll be giving panel presentations about the inspirations behind our books at libraries and bookstores (see schedule below). Thursday, October 6 at 3:30 PM: Walkersville Library (Frederick County, … Continue reading

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A Busy October!

I’ve got lots of fun stuff scheduled in October, alongside some of my favorite authors!  I hope you can join us!   Saturday, October 8, 9AM-5PM: YABBA Fest (Young Adult Books, Bands, and Authors Festival), Warrenton, VA hosted by Allegro … Continue reading

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A New SWORD AND VERSE Extra

It’s a grey and rainy day here in the Midatlantic, so it seems like a good day to share an extra! This one is from Mati’s point of view, and it takes place just before, during, and after the very … Continue reading

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