I haven’t blogged any news for, like, ever. Why? Well, these days I put it all on TikTok! I really, really resisted making an account there, and then I did and I realized I love making videos. Besides talking about my own books and writing, I do reviews of vintage YA from the 1970s and … More The Glare in paperback; WMIAU on BuzzFeed!
Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This biannual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors … and a chance to win awesome prizes! On this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, … More YA Scavenger Hunt Fall 2020!
This fall I’m participating again in YA Scavenger Hunt, a great way to discover new books to read — and enter to win them! For this hunt, 60 authors have been split into three teams. Each team is assigned a color. The blog hop begins Tuesday, September 29, and runs through Sunday, October 4. Playing … More YA Scavenger Hunt Starts Tomorrow!
I feel so honored to discuss The Glare on a Comic-Con @ Home panel called “Your Secret Weapon: How Friendship Saves the Day” with a group of amazing authors: Naomi Novik, Victoria Ying, Ari North, Aliza Layne, Christina Soontornvat, and Max Brallier, with Maryelizabeth Yturralde from Mysterious Galaxy books leading our conversation! Friday, July 24, … More Comic-Con @ Home Panel Upcoming!
The Glare will be on sale on 7/14, and I’ve already said all the usual stuff on social media, including trumpeting its place on a top 10 list (Kirkus, YA reads of the summer) and my upcoming appearance on a Comic-Con @ Home panel. Now I’ll say something else: Book birthdays are terrifying. What most … More The Glare Is Out Tomorrow! (or: Book Birthdays, Twisted Little Worlds, and the Fear of Not Connecting)
Phoenix Books Burlington, one of my wonderful hometown stores, will host a virtual launch celebration for The Glare on Wednesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. My sister, Eva Sollberger—creator and face of the “Stuck in Vermont” video series—will talk with me about why on earth it took so damn long to write this novel, why … More The Glare—Launching July 15 at Phoenix Books!
I haven’t updated this blog in forever, but with The Glare releasing on July 14, it’s time. This “eerie tale” (Booklist) that was inspired by my phone addiction and my weird isolated childhood is finally going to hit shelves. (Preorder and support your local indie store here.) The Glare is the story of Hedda, whose … More Can You Beat the Game?
Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This biannual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors … and a chance to win awesome prizes! On this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, … More YA Scavenger Hunt Spring 2020!