I arrived back in L.A. at night. John picked me up and took me to dinner at an...– -“Veronica” (via sometimesgardening) Mary Gaitskill. She’s everything (to me).
It is possible, if not entirely uncommon, to write a young adult novel without...– Does YA Need Romance? by Public Relations and Editorial Intern Stephanie (that’s me!)
The world is so big, so complicated, so replete with marvels and surprises that...– Michael Chabon, reminding me why I love him (and why I write YA)
Today! Hudson Valley YA Society Event, 4pm! →
The Hudson Valley YA Society is a monthly author event series that brings the best and brightest YA authors to the Hudson Valley in a memorable and fun party-like “literary salon” atmosphere, with refreshments, conversation, and giveaways for attendees. Our guests on 4/28 will be Lauren Morrill (MEANT TO BE), Lauren Oliver (REQUIEM), Jess Rothenberg (THE CATASTROPHIC HISTORY OF YOU...
If you lack confidence in setting one word after another and sense that you are...– John McPhee (via robinwasserman)
McNally Jackson Kids: Staff Pick: 17 & Gone →
mcnallykids: 17 & Gone Nova Ren Suma 9780525423409 Penguin, Dutton $17.99 Nova Ren Suma is one of the best authors writing for teenagers today (quote me). In her latest, a high school student named Lauren begins having waking nightmares leading her to a series of girls who all went missing… Flailing. This is my favorite local bookstore. I’ve been going there since it...
McNally Jackson Kids: Upcoming Young Adult Author... →
mcnallykids: We had a great time participating in the NYC Teen Author Festival this past weekend: Clockwise from top back: A.S. King, Diana Peterfreund, Michael Northrop, David Levithan, Sharon Cameron, Victoria Schwab, Nova Ren Suma. Thanks to everyone who came out! And thanks to Michael… Sometimes my smile eats up my face. (I’m on the bottom left.) This was a good event!...
Tomorrow: Event at Books of Wonder. →
Tomorrow. 1pm. Books of Wonder. Me. 17 & GONE. Among authors who write “Fantastic Teen Reads.” I’ll wear my lucky blue shoes. Please come. Say hi.
title2come: Just burst out laughing at this one.