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K.M. Walton is the author of the contemporary young adult novels, CRACKED (2012) and EMPTY (2013). She is represented by Jim McCarthy from Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.

K. M. had a gazillion dreams when she was a little girl. Her biggest dream was to be a teacher. Teaching became a reality for K. M. and she taught for twelve glorious years – some of it in Osteen, Florida and most of it in Springfield, Pennsylvania. But, it turns out writing is her favorite thing to do. Even the hard parts – and there are a lot of hard parts.

K.M. Walton also co-authored a book on the teaching of mathematics called TEACHING NUMERACY: 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking published by Corwin Press.


Summer is drawing to a close which can only mean one thing: back to school. Since kindness fuels what I do and how I live my life, today's post will center around it.
To me, kindness is everything.
As you head back to school, back to interacting with hundreds of people you'd normally never interact with, here are a few things to think about and try:
AssumptionsDon't make them. Plain and simple. No... Read more of this blog post »
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Cracked
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,972 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 685 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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An Untamed State by Roxane Gay
An Untamed State
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I read this book in two sittings. It is an unflinching look into what evil men are capable of, but more importantly it is about how their hideous actions affect one of the most rock-solid female characters ever written. My heart broke, I was wildly i...more
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Phoenix Island by John  Dixon
Phoenix Island
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A brutal page turner that had me rooting for Carl from page one. Great read!
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The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
The Magician's Land (The Magicians, #3)
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read in September, 2014
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So nice to see Quentin has grown up. Absolutely LOVED the ending - a very satisfying series finale. Well done.
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Whisper to Me by Christina  Lee
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Before You Break by Christina  Lee
Before You Break (Between Breaths, #2)
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Christina Lee has done it again with BEFORE YOU BREAK. Smart, sexy, and perfectly plotted. Ella and Quinn know how to melt the page!! Absolutely loved it!
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Whisper to Me by Christina  Lee
Whisper to Me (Between Breaths, #3)
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WOW!! I loved WHISPER TO ME. Rachel and Kai are H O T, H O T, H O T. Kai is definitely my favorite Between Breaths guy so far!!
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Catherine Stine Hi KM, Cracked looks like a great book. I'll check it out. Thanks for friending me.
Cheers, catherine


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K.M. Walton Petra (Safari Poet) wrote: "Thank you for the request. I hope you're well :-)"

You're welcome! I am doing very well. Take care, Petra.


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Petra Thank you for the request. I hope you're well :-)


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K.M. Walton Nevey Berry wrote: "Thanks for befriending me :)"

Hi, Nevey. Thanks for thanking me ; )


Nevey Badr Thanks for befriending me :)


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K.M. Walton Aleeza wrote: "revulotion? LOL. i meant revolution, of course. hehe :D"

Hi Aleeza - you are the third person to recommend Northern Light. Looks like it's officially on my TBR list now!!


Aleeeeeza revulotion? LOL. i meant revolution, of course. hehe :D


Aleeeeeza hi, thanks for the add! i love your review of revulotion. i havent been able to read that one yet, sadly, but ive read a northern light by the same author and you should TOTALLY check it out. it was mindblowing :)


Lea (YA Book Queen) Thanks for the friend request! Glad to be Goodreads buddies :)


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K.M. Walton It was great to meet you as well! I added your blog to my list that I follow so we can keep in touch. Take care.


Shveta Thakrar *waves hello*

It was awesome to meet you yesterday! :)


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