To the Indies with Love; Plus, a Rant about E-Books

I want to share some of the awesomeness of independent bookstores with y’all. These pictures are inadequate at expressing the full experience of my tour, because they only show two of the bookstores I visited — but they’ll give you an idea. The first is Children’s Book World in Haverford, Pennsylvania. This was just the… Read more »

Free Ebook Sampler + Some Silly Letters

For any readers with ebook devices, there’s currently a free sampler of my work available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple’s iTunes Store. The sampler contains excerpts from Graceling, Fire, and Bitterblue, plus an extra thingamajig: some (silly!) letters that Bitterblue, Katsa, Raffin, Bann, and Po wrote to each other during the spring before… Read more »

Tu Publishing; Stuff and Things; and, Our Books Are Watching Us Jealously

Via Deborah: Stacy Whitman, freelance editor and Simmons Center for the Study of Children’s Literature grad, is trying to start a new publishing company. Tu Publishing will be “a small, independent multicultural SFF press for children and YA.” A small press devoted to multicultural fantasy/SF — good idea! But — it will only get off… Read more »

Some FAQs for a Chilly Monday

Hi everyone! As I write this, it’s Sunday night, it’s snowing (yAt!), I’m curled up drinking hot cider, and I’m writing a dramatic scene in which two people are screaming at each other. (double yAt!) Some answers to some questions. 1. I missed your signings. How can I get signed copies of your books?Good timing… Read more »

Contacts, Info, and Credits

There’s a lot of information on this page, including instructions for purchasing signed copies and how to write to me. Check out the red descriptors at the beginning of each paragraph. I am once again signing and personalizing books via my local indie, Harvard Book Store! I no longer live around the corner from the… Read more »