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July 5, 2013

…will return next week. Have a great holiday weekend, everyone! (Now, I’ll be getting back into the inflatable giraffe pool I got my kid this morning to eat chocolate pudding pie out of the tin. I wish I was joking. Actually, I don’t.) See you next week!

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Published on July 05, 2013 12:55 • 332 views

June 28, 2013

1. Okay, so yet again I appear to be cheating and starting this Five on Thursday. Whoops. But I’m in the airport, about to head to Chicago, and I have time….so there you go. Plus I KNOW tomorrow I will be super busy at the ALA 2013 conference, where I am participating in two panels tomorrow, one of which is actually about blogging. So this is research! See? It works. Speaking of ALA, if you are also attending, here’s where you can find me: (as I am posting this actually on Friday, I’ll cut wh...

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Published on June 28, 2013 14:39 • 393 views

June 21, 2013

1. Today is the first OFFICIAL day of summer, as well as the longest day of the year. It’s like it was made JUST for a summer loving girl like myself. (Yeah, it’s all about me, even the seasons. I kid!) Despite the long day today, I feel like the summer is already speeding past me in a blur. The early part of this month was all about touring, and the time since trying to get rested up. Next week I have a bookstore event and ALA 2013 in Chicago, then I’m officially done with work stuff, at lea...

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Published on June 21, 2013 07:00 • 443 views

June 14, 2013

1. Whew. That’s all I can say on this particular Friday. Oh, wait, I can also say this: THANK YOU SO MUCH! Because of all the support from you guys, the readers, THE MOON AND MORE will hit the New York Times Bestseller list at #3. HOORAY! The list is REALLY hard to make these days so it means even more than ever before that I got a spot there. My cup runneth over. Seriously. It just keeps hitting me as I’m walking around and I get all wobbly. Although that MAY be the fact that I am still tota...

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Published on June 14, 2013 10:38 • 387 views

June 8, 2013

1. Okay, so this has been SUCH a wild week I didn’t event GET this Five before now, Saturday morning. I don’t even know where to begin. I did my local kickoff fo THE MOON AND MORE on Monday evening at the Regulator in Durham, the book was released the next day AND I also hit the road. Whew! I’m actually writing this from the airport Saturday morning, waiting to catch a flight to Boise. Then it’s two dates in the San Francisco area and HOME. But for now, a recap. First, of course, there was my...

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Published on June 08, 2013 08:00 • 333 views

June 4, 2013

Okay, so you all know this day was already big for me. Like, HUGE big. But then this happened. I so wanted to tell you guys about it, but I was scared to jinx it. I’m sure you can only imagine how totally crazy psyched I was (and am). Life’s dream achieved!

Okay, now onto my DC appearance in two hours. Pub day goes on!!!

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Published on June 04, 2013 14:01 • 714 views

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THE MOON AND MORE is now available wherever books are sold! I’m so excited. And nervous. But mostly excited. Or nervous.

Today, I leave for DC and the beginning of the book tour. You can get a full listing of events and times here. Many of the events are ticketed, so be sure to check with the bookstores before you go!

I had a GREAT event at the Regulator Bookshop in Durham last night. Despite a total downpour, a ton of folks came out, and I had a lot of friends and family there as well. It was...

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Published on June 04, 2013 02:50 • 455 views

May 31, 2013

1. I’m starting this Five on Thursday morning, as I am en route to the airport. I’m going to New York for BookExpo America, the big publishing convention that is always tons of fun. And hectic. Which is why I think tomorrow, when I am scheduled basically from 10am until I go to bed, will NOT be the ideal time to be trying to blog. Just a hunch. Once I get to NYC today, I’m going to a fancy party (thrown by People magazine, OMG, regular readers KNOW how excited/nervous/insanely neurotic I am t...

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Published on May 31, 2013 13:10 • 312 views

May 24, 2013

1.Okay, people: my pub date is getting SERIOUSLY close. In fact, this time next week I’ll be at BEA in New York, having already done this amazing event that I still can’t believe I am a part of:


If there is a JPEG image, it must be really happening, right? So that’s Thursday night. Friday I’m running around and have a big party thrown by my publisher, and then Saturday it is off to the Javits Center to sign books. (If you are attending BEA, I’ll be in the autographing area at Table 5 from 10-1...

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Published on May 24, 2013 05:00 • 387 views

May 21, 2013

…and it didn’t show up, my apologies! My site was attacked by some spambots ande everything got all wonky. What a mess. Thankfully my SUPER awesome web guy Mark is on the case, and things seem to be up and running again. We’re going to implement some things to hopefully keep it from happening again. Fingers crossed!

Anyway, while you’re here (or reading this, or whatever) I’ve updated my THE MOON AND MORE page with some background info about where I got the idea for the book. (Spoiler: it invo...

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Published on May 21, 2013 06:43 • 256 views