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Upside-Down Magic: Showing Off is now in stores! At Dunwiddle Magic School, there's a talent competition coming up, and in order to take the stage and make some magic, the Upside-Down Magic kids are going to have to band together... and find the right combination of talents to steal the show!
Whatever After: Sugar and Spice is now in stores! In the tenth (TENTH!) installment of the Whatever After series, Abby and Jonah stumble into the story of Hansel and Gretel—sweet! But... they don't anticipate accidentally getting trapped, and with the real Hansel and Gretel on the run, now it's eat or be eaten! Read an excerpt here, and find Sugar and Spice at your local indie, Barnes & Noble, Indigo, or on Amazon, iBooks, Audible, and more. Order from Books of Wonder in NYC to receive a signed and personalized copy in time for the holidays.
And don't miss Upside-Down Magic: Showing Off, available December 27th. In the third installment of the Upside-Down Magic series, there's a school-wide show coming up, and in order to take the stage and make some magic, the Upside-Down Magic kids are going to have to band together... and find the right combination of talents to steal the show! You can pre-order Showing Off from Barnes & Noble, Indigo, your local indie, or on Audible, iBooks, Amazon, and more.
Also check out these adorable videos featuring YouTube stars and Sugar and Spice!
Whatever After: Beauty Queen (ages 7-12) is now available in paperback! To celebrate, I'm giving away one set of Whatever After mirror decals to twenty lucky winners. Look how cute the decals are!
Good luck and happy reading!
Happy summer! I have lots of Upside-Down Magic news to share.
Here is the cover of Upside-Down Magic #3: Showing Off! In stores January 2017. Yay! Can't wait.
If you need to catch up . . . the Upside-Down Magic #1 eBook is available for only $2.99 for a limited time!! In a world of elite magic academies, weird and wonderful things happen when you’re sent off to public school . . . and put in the Upside-Down Magic class. Watch the trailer here:
Upside-Down Magic is shaking up the school!
The second installment in the Upside-Down Magic series, which I co-write with Lauren Myracle (Wishing Day) and Emily Jenkins (Toys Go Out), is now available. In Sticks & Stones, strange things are happening at Dunwiddle Magic School — and the Upside-Down Magic class is getting blamed!
Preorder Upside-Down Magic #2: Sticks & Stones (in stores May 31st) in hardcover and send a proof of purchase and your mailing address to email@example.com. The first 100 readers to send in their proof of purchase will receive an Upside-Down Magic bookplate signed by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins, and an Upside-Down Magic bookmark. One lucky winner will also receive a copy of Whatever After: Genie in a Bottle (Sarah Mlynowski), Wishing Day (Lauren Myracle), and Toys Come Home (Emily Jenkins).
How do I send you my proof of purchase? You can either screenshot or forward your email receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are instructions on how to take a screenshot.
What is Sticks & Stones? It's the second book in the Upside-Down Magic series, written by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins. This time, strange things are happening at Dunwiddle Magic School — and the Upside-Down Magic class is getting blamed! Click here for more information and an excerpt.
Be careful what you wish for...
Genie in a Bottle, the ninth installment of the Whatever After series, is now in stores. This time, Abby and Jonah find themselves in the story of Aladdin, but the genie isn't QUITE as helpful as they were expecting. If Aladdin’s wishes don’t come true, he won’t get to marry the princess and live happily ever after, so Abby and Jonah have to:
- Escape the enchanted caves
- Find forty buckets of jewels
- Plan a parade
- Learn to fly a magic carpet
Also, I'm so excited to announce that Whatever After is back on the New York Times bestselling series list this week! A big THANK YOU to readers and booksellers!
Stay tuned for Whatever After #10: Sugar and Spice, coming in the fall.
The sequel to Don't Even Think About It is finally here, and I'm giving away ten signed copies on Goodreads! In Think Twice, it's senior year for the Espies, and they have big plans after graduation—plans that involve being telepathic. When one by one they start to lose their ESP, they have to think smart and act fast to save their powers before it's too late. Click here for more information and an excerpt, and enter the giveaway below! (Sorry—United States only.)
I'm so excited to show you the cover of Whatever After: Genie in a Bottle! In the ninth installment of the Whatever After series, Abby and Jonah travel through the mirror into the story of Aladdin. Genies, magic lamps, flying carpets--oh my!
Except... the genie isn't exactly as helpful as they expected. Uh oh. And if Aladdin’s wishes don’t come true, he won’t get to marry the princess and live happily ever after!
Genie in a Bottle will be available on April 26th! More info here.
There are now Whatever After Sleepover Challenges on my Activities page! Gather your friends and compete in Whatever After-inspired games, including a crazy hairdo contest, blindfolded makeovers, and a ballgown showdown.
How fast can you complete the Super Hard Once Upon a Frog puzzle? Let me know in the comments!
The time, the magic mirror pulls Abby and Jonah into The Frog Prince. You know how the story goes...the princess kisses the frog, and he transforms into a handsome prince. But it turns out the princess is super rude, and doesn't want anything to do with the frog! It's up to Abby and Jonah to help their new friend and make sure the story doesn't spin out of control.
You can find an excerpt and purchasing information here.
I am so excited to share the cover of Whatever After: Once Upon a Frog with you! In the eighth installment of my Whatever After series, Abby and Jonah fall into the story of The Frog Prince. Abby knows how the tale goes: the princess kisses the frog, and he transforms into a handsome prince. Right? WRONG. Turns out the princess is spoiled and mean, and wants nothing to do with the kindly little frog. It's up to Abby and Jonah to help their new friend, the frog, while also making sure the story doesn't spin out of control.
Once Upon a Frog will be available in January! More information here.
My YA novel How to Be Bad is now available in the UK and with a beautiful new cover in the US! Co-written with E. Lockhart (We Were Liars) and Lauren Myracle (TTYL), How to Be Bad is the perfect summer read for YA fans. More information and an excerpt here.
E. Lockhart will be on tour with How to Be Bad in the UK from June 18th-24th! She'll be signing books and bringing bookplates signed by Lauren Myracle and me, so you'll have a chance to get a book signed by all three of us! Here are the dates of E. Lockhart's tour:
Dublin, Thursday, June 18th, 6:30pm: Public talk and signing at Easons O'Connell Street
Cardiff, Saturday, June 20th, 9:15am: Cardiff Waterstones signing
Bristol, Saturday, June 20th, 11:15am: Bristol Galleries Waterstones signing
Bath, Saturday, June 20th, 12:45pm: Bath Waterstones signing
Oxford, Saturday, June 20th, 4:30pm: Oxford Waterstones signing
Birmingham, Saturday, June 20th, 7pm: Panel event, talk, and signing at Birmingham High Street Waterstones
Manchester, Sunday, June 21st, 11:30am: Manchester Arndale Centre signing
Leeds, Sunday, June 21st, 2:15pm: Waterstones Leeds signing
Newcastle, Sunday, June 21st, 5:30pm: Seven Stories talk and signing, Malmaison Newscastle
Glasgow, Monday, June 22nd, 5pm: Public talk and signing, Waterstones Glasgow
London, Wednesday, June 24th, 7pm: YA Speakeasy Event, Clerkenwell & Social, 2-5 St. John Square, London, EC1M 4DE. Featuring Non Pratt, Laura Dockrill, James Smythe and E. Lockhart. Email email@example.com to reserve a free seat.
More information about E. Lockhart's tour here.
Also check out the new How to Be Bad trailer:
That's all for now!
My YA novel Don't Even Think About It is now available in paperback with a SUPER CUTE new cover!
Don't Even Think About It is about a group of high schoolers who go in for their flu shots...and end up with ESP.
I am so excited to show you the cover for the fall 2015 middle-grade novel Upside-Down Magic. Co-written by Lauren Myracle (Life of Ty), Emily Jenkins (Toys Go Out), and me!
Want a CHANCE TO WIN a signed galley? On Twitter, use the hashtag #upsidedownmagic and post the jacket. We’ll pick 8 winners and Emily and I will sign the copies.
What’s the book about? For now we’ll just say: school’s tough when you can’t stay human. In a world of elite magic academies, weird and wonderful things happen when you’re sent off to public school — and put in the upside-down magic class.
More information here!