Tag Archives: YA

Teaser Tuesdays 8.21.12

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read• Open to a random page• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page• BE CAREFUL NOT TO … Continue reading

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On Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

“I clung to my rusted dreams during the times of silence. It was at gunpoint that I fell into every hope and allowed myself to wish from the deepest part of my heart”(page 172). In Between Shades of Gray, Ruta … Continue reading

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Book Blogger Hop 7.29.11

It’s been awhile since I stopped by the Book Blogger Hop hosted by Crazy-For-Books. This week’s prompt: “Highlight one book you have received this week (for review, from the library, purchased at the store, etc.) that you can’t wait to … Continue reading

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On The Iron King

I finally finished The Iron King by Julie Kagawa last week.  It took me a long time to read this novel just because my life got busy. The Iron King is by no means slow-paced; this novel actually manages to … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesdays 2.22.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that … Continue reading

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Elsewhere on Teaser Tuesdays

A teaser from Behind Green Glass is mentioned on Majanka’s book blog, I <3 Reading. Check out her elegant blog and stay tuned for her review of my novel!

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Another Day, Another Challenge

    I’m participating in Bookish Ardour’s Dystopia Challenge at the level of “Asocial” (5 books). In 2011 I’ll read: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins Matched by Allie Condie Incarceron … Continue reading

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Publisher’s Sale

My publisher is having a New Year’s Sale throughout the month of January. Along with several other titles,  my novel Behind Green Glass is available for 25% off its suggested retail price. To check out the sale, visit: http://www.sotopublishingcompany.com

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On Bewitching Season

If Jane Austen and J.K. Rowling coauthored a book, they would write something like Bewitching Season . In this novel, seventeen-year-old twins Persephone (Persy) and Penelope (Pen) Leland are about to begin their first London season when their beloved and magical … Continue reading

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On Donnelly’s Revolution

A withered heart in a jar. Red ribbons circling powdered necks. Spun sugar and sculptures made of bones. I am jealous of Jennifer Donnelly’s writing. Her prose is intelligent without being convoluted, and she skillfully entwines historical and contemporary narratives. … Continue reading

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