Big News, For Readers, Giveaway, KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, Ya, ya books

Hodder & Stoughton announces a UK pre-order prize draw!

My brilliant team at Hodder & Stoughton have been cooking up some fun things to celebrate the UK launch of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, and I’m thrilled to share the pre-order prize draw!!! One grand prize winner will receive a 3-month subscription to Pasta Evangelists that includes their mouth-wateringly fresh pasta plus three fabulous recipes.… Continue reading Hodder & Stoughton announces a UK pre-order prize draw!

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Kingdom of the Wicked Special Editions + ARC giveaway!

hello, hello! with just three months left until publication, a few companies have announced special editions! Please read on below to see what makes their editions exclusive and special 🙂 If there's a company you love but don't see listed below, now is the time to tell them (and my publisher)! xoxo Beacon Book Box… Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked Special Editions + ARC giveaway!

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And the US Pre-order prizes for KINGDOM OF THE WICKED are…

Secrets are always so hard to keep, and this has been especially difficult since we’ve been working on these for MONTHS and months! Without further ado, here are the US preorder prizes! 1 Kingdom of the Wicked enamel pin 1 signed bookplate (designed by me!) 1 pair of oracle cards created by the immensely talented Monolime art!… Continue reading And the US Pre-order prizes for KINGDOM OF THE WICKED are…

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KINGDOM OF THE WICKED B&N Exclusive edition cover reveal

Hello, friends! I teased about good news last week, and I can share it today! I am so excited to reveal the cover for the B&N Exclusive edition of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED! I absolutely l o v e the pale purple colors in this version and hope you do, too. The exclusive cover isn’t the… Continue reading KINGDOM OF THE WICKED B&N Exclusive edition cover reveal

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50% off post-holiday sale! (STALKING JACK THE RIPPER gift sets + CAPTURING THE DEVIL hardcovers)

happy, happy New Year! i am really looking forward to 2020 and all of the incredible things that will be unveiled this year! to start the fun off early, i wanted to share that STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series (hardcover) boxed sets (that come with a signed poster) are currently 50% off at B&N and… Continue reading 50% off post-holiday sale! (STALKING JACK THE RIPPER gift sets + CAPTURING THE DEVIL hardcovers)

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The secret is out! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, the first book in my new series, is hitting shelves next fall!

I’ve been keeping this secret all year, and now that the publisher's marketplace announcement has finally arrived, I’m SO NERVOUS. But also (almost) beyond comprehension-level excited and hope you are, too! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, the first book in my new series, is a YA historical fantasy  that’s really a murder mystery at heart. I… Continue reading The secret is out! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, the first book in my new series, is hitting shelves next fall!

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Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails.

Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails. Here's why. (In my opinion.) Every writer published, or unpublished fears the dreaded T word. TREND. Just mentioning t-who-should-not-be-named makes my stomach twist in a knot. Advice is dispensed by everyone and their mother on the subject, but what happens when the story that’s itching… Continue reading Publishing trends may come and go, but honesty always prevails.

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Today’s Top Ten: Neil Gaiman Love

Holy mole, I missed you guys! Sorry for the blog and twitter silence, but there’s been A LOT going on behind the scenes in my neck of the woods. All good things, I assure you. So an impromptu internet break was needed to recharge a bit, and do this weird thing called relax? It’s a… Continue reading Today’s Top Ten: Neil Gaiman Love

Liquid Relief, Quotes

Little Secrets

My alphabet starts with this letter called yuzz. It's the letter I use to spell yuzz-a-ma-tuzz. You'll be sort of surprised what there is to be found once you go beyond 'Z' and start poking around! -- Dr. Seuss Dear Dr. Seuss, aka Teddy baby: I'll have one of whatever it is you're smoking, drinking, popping, having.… Continue reading Little Secrets