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K.M. Walton

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K.M. Walton is the author of the contemporary young adult novels, CRACKED (2012), EMPTY (2013), ULTIMATUM (2017), and her BEHIND THE SONG anthology (2017). She is represented by Jim McCarthy from Dystel, Goderich & Bourret 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 publ

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Sigh. This will probably be my last post here. I haven't posted a single thing since last March, so. It's kinda sad. This blog is what helped me become the author I am today. I learned mountains and mountains of information from my fellow bloggers, many of whom remain my friends to this very day.

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

Hi, Nevey. Thanks for thanking me ; )

Neveen 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 :)

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Leann 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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