Malinda Lo

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BIO: Malinda Lo is the author of several young adult novels including the sci-fi thriller Adaptation; the sequel, Inheritance, will be published Sept. 24, 2013. Her first novel, Ash, a retelling of Cinderella with a lesbian twist, was a finalist for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award, the Andre Norton Award, and the Lambda Literary Award. Her novel Huntress was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Malinda is co-founder with Cindy Pon of Diversity in YA (diversityinya.tumblr.com),
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Mid-March news: ARCs! NYC Teen Author Festival!

It’s only mid-March but mentally I’m already all the way in October because this week I received the advance review copies of A Line in the Dark. Lookie!



Advance review copies go out to reviewers, which means other people are going to be reading this book soon. This is a nerve-wracking time for the author, because now is the moment the book ceases to be mine alone and becomes … yours. I am ex...

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Ash

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Mid-March news: ARCs! NYC Teen Author Festival!

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“making a decision isn't about knowing every potential consequence. It's about knowing what you want and chasing a path that takes you in that direction”
Malinda Lo, Huntress

“All you can do is make your decisions based on what you know now.”
Malinda Lo, Huntress

“People are always going to think something about you that isn't real. It doesn't matter what they think.”
Malinda Lo, Adaptation

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