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    Bras & Broomsticks 10th Anniversary + Giveaway!

    Hi there! Bras & Broomsticks (ages 10 and up) is turning 10 on February 22nd! I can't believe it. I'm celebrating with a giveaway! Here's the deal: I'm giving away ten signed copies of Bras & Broomsticks, and one lucky winner will also receive this special broomstick charm necklace! To enter, all you have to do post of picture of you and your favorite witch book to Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, or Facebook with the tag #whichwitchbook. Easy! Here's me with my favorite witch book! Important stuff: Be sure to tag your entry with #whichwitchbook! International entries are welcome! Winners will be chosen at random, but you can enter as many ...



    COLD AS ICE is almost here!

    Hi all, COLD AS ICE will be out in less than two weeks! Wahoo! Abby and Jonah visit the story of the The Snow Queen---yup, the same fairy tale that inspired the hit movie FROZEN! Get ready for Whatever After #6: COLD AS ICE, which comes out on Tuesday, November 25th. Do you want a signed copy? If you pre-order COLD AS ICE from Blue Willow, Books of Wonder, Children's Book World, or Little Shop of Stories, they will send you the book along with a personalized bookplate. ...



    Big, Big, Big Whatever After News!

    Hello all, I have so much Whatever After news! 1. Whatever After #5: Bad Hair Day (ages 7-12) is now in stores! This time, the magic mirror sucks Abby and Jonah into the story of Rapunzel. Very bad things happen to Rapunzel’s hair. Read all about it HERE!  2. If you haven’t read any of the books in the series yet, the eBook of Whatever After #1: FAIREST OF ALL is currently on $1.99 until the end of the month. You can get it on Amazon, B&N ...




    Hi all, Happy New Year! I hope you all had a lovely holiday. I did--but then my plane home got cancelled (that's canceled for you Americans) due to fog and we had to wait three days to get on another one because of bad weather. But now I'm back in New York! So, I'm sorry for the delay (see above), but for anyone who wants to vote on the title for WHATEVER AFTER #6 you have until tomorrow to do so! Perhaps you are wondering, 6? What about 5? If that's what you are wondering, you should know that WHATEVER AFTER #5 is ...



    Pre-Order a Signed Copy of WHATEVER AFTER #4: DREAM ON for the Holidays! Plus Upcoming Events!

    Hi all, A few of you have asked if there's a way to get a signed copy of DREAM ON, the new WHATEVER AFTER book for the holidays. I am happy to report that there now is. You can now order a signed copy of DREAM ON or signed copies of the whole set (all four books) from Books of Wonder, my local indie bookstore. I'll be stopping by the store on pub day (Nov 26th) so make sure to order the books in the next two weeks to secure your copies. Just in time for Hanukkah and Christmas! Here are the links: Signed ...



    Upcoming Books!

    Hi all, I hope you are having an amazing fall! I have a lot of news! I am on now on Instagram and Wattpad. I am obsessed with both of them. Follow me on Instagram to see pics of upcoming covers, author friends, and family. On Wattpad, I'm currently serializing my teen e-novella A NICE FLING IS HARD TO FIND for free. (You can also buy the whole thing on Amazon and B&N.) As for books:

    WHATEVER AFTER #4: DREAM ON  will be in stores on November 26th! WHATEVER AFTER #2: IF THE SHOE fits will be out in paperback that same day.




    Win a Nook and Signed Nook Cover!

    Hi all! Today is the last day to enter the  TEN THINGS WE DID (AND PROBABLY SHOULDN'T HAVE) contest! So act fast if you want to enter to win a new NOOK and a Nook cover that has been signed by 20 authors. Here is a picture of the Nook cover: Whose signatures are those? Well, Barry Lyga, Bennett Madison, Michael Buckley, Adele Griffin, Lauren Oliver, Courtney Sheinmel, Alyssa Sheinmel, Robin Wasserman, Melissa Walker, Gayle Forman, E. Lockhart, Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus, Natalie Standiford, Jenny Han, Jen E. Smith,  Gordon Korman, David Levithan, Meg ...



    Pre-Order Giveaway!

    Hello all, To celebrate the upcoming paperback release of Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have) in less than three weeks, I'm giving away signed bookplates! Pre-order your copy between now and 11:59 pm Monday, June 18, 2012 (paperback pub day!) and receive a free signed and personalized bookplate! It will look like this: Except it will have your name on it instead of my three-year old's. Or you can ask me to write Happy Birthday. Or happy graduation. Or whatever you'd like. I'm flexible like that. What do you do with ...



    New Series Out Now!

    Hi all, It’s out! It’s out! It’s out! I am so excited to tell you that the first book in my new middle grade series, WHATEVER AFTER #1: FAIREST OF ALL is now in stores. The series is about Abby, a 10-year-old girl and her little brother Jonah who fall into fairy tales, mess them up, and have to help the characters find new happy endings. The Story of Whatever After has been growing in my mind for a while. A really long while. Since I was two. See, every night before bed, my ...



    TEN THINGS for $0.99

    Hi. Guess what? The TEN THINGS WE DID (AND PROBABLY SHOULDN'T HAVE) eBook is only $0.99! For a limited time,  buy it on Amazon, Nook, reader, Kobo and iTunes for only $0.99. So if you are looking for some plane reading, or beach reading, or I-have-no-homework reading you can read TEN THINGS WE DID (AND PROBABLY SHOULDN'T HAVE) for less than a buck. Adult readers: if you've been debating trying one of my YA titles here is your chance to get one cheap.  While it's YA, it's definitely older YA. (It's about two seventeen-year-olds who live on their own ...