Cybils, Segueing to Australia, la la la

Graceling is a finalist for the Cybils, the children’s and YA bloggers’ literary awards, in the Fantasy/SF category ^_^. Check out all the categories and all the finalists here. I haven’t read most of the other finalists (yet!!), but those I have read happen to be among my favorite reads of the year, and I… Read more »

“I dreamed I saw the knights in armor coming, saying something about a queen”

Three quick pieces of news: (1) I have a Chinese language publisher for Graceling and Fire in Taiwan, Gaea Books. yAt! (2) Graceling is #2 on the Winter 2009 Indie Next Kid’s List. Please support independent bookstores! (3) Graceling is one of Booklist‘s 2008 Top Ten First Novels for Youth, along with my friend Sarah… Read more »

The NYT Book Review is kind to Graceling. I ♥ Finland. A shout-out to a baby. More things. Plus, the longest post title ever!

News: The New York Times book review of Graceling is here (major spoiler alert!). Thank you, NYTBR, for a lovely piece. I am overwhelmed. More news: Graceling has managed to finagle a place among Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of the Year and’s Best Books of 2008. Again, thanks! So. My sisters (secret code names:… Read more »

Awards and Reviews

(Praise for my latest release, Winterkeep, will be forthcoming, as soon as I get organized! (Don’t hold your breath.)) Praise for Jane, Unlimited  An IndieNext Top Ten Pick.A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for 2017.A School Library Journal Top 10 Audiobooks of 2017. One of YALSA’s 2018 Best Fiction for Young Adults.A… Read more »

Praise for Graceling

Winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature.Winner of the SIBA Book Award in the YA category.Shortlisted for the ALA’s William C. Morris Award. A finalist for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy (the SFWA’s award for YA given concurrently with the Nebulas). An Indies Choice Book Award Honor… Read more »