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Ann Redisch Stampler

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Ann Redisch Stampler is the author of the young adult novels Afterparty and Where It Began as well as half a dozen picture books. Her work has garnered an Aesop accolade, the National Jewish Book Award, Sydney Taylor honors, the Middle East Book Award, and Bank Street Best Books of the Year mentions. How to Disappear (Simon Pulse, 2016), her first young adult thriller, will be released in June. Ann lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband Rick.

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Ann Redisch Stampler Sumney, thank you so much! This makes my day! As for more YA novels, yes! I'm writing a new one for Simon Pulse, to be published in 2016. It's another…moreSumney, thank you so much! This makes my day! As for more YA novels, yes! I'm writing a new one for Simon Pulse, to be published in 2016. It's another contemporary, this time in two voices, a dark, twisty mystery/thriller. Hint: Girl on the run. Hang on for title and cover reveals. (less)
Ann Redisch Stampler Hi Emily,

Good questions! Actually, I'm very excited about a new novel, a thriller, that (ta da!) is not set in L.A. Think small town Ohio and Las Vega…more
Hi Emily,

Good questions! Actually, I'm very excited about a new novel, a thriller, that (ta da!) is not set in L.A. Think small town Ohio and Las Vegas, with one episode of a cross country chase set in a part of L.A. where the Afterparty characters would never, ever venture.

As for whether Afterparty would work in another setting -- certainly girls develop intense two-edged friendships like Emma and Siobhan's, and guys like Dylan blow through their lives with hurricane force, beyond L.A. city limits. There are parents who try to control their daughters all over the place, and girls who rebel and break the rules. L.A. doesn't have a lock on girls whose family histories haunt them, and who feel they don't belong anywhere. So in terms of the emotional center of the story, not L.A.-specific.

In terms of the externals of Emma and Siobhan's lives, though, Los Angeles plays a significant role. I suspect that the book would have an entirely different feel if it were set in a different city. (less)
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HOW TO DISAPPEAR giveaway

To celebrate HOW TO DISAPPEAR's new cover, there's a reveal and a giveaway on YA Books Central!

Soooo, if you'd like to receive an advance reader's copy and be one of the first people to read it, head over to YABC, scroll down, and enter!

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I'm beyond excited with this cover, and think it represents the book perfectly. I explain why over at YABC.

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“Was there supposed to be a moment of blinding clarity when the path through the thicket appeared, brightly illuminated, and Good, Bad, and Morally Neutral all sorted themselves out, slightly messy but completely unambiguous, like egg yolk and egg white and shell?
If so, I missed it”
Ann Redisch Stampler, Afterparty

“Was there supposed to be a moment of blinding clarity when the path through the thicket appeared, brightly illuminated, and Good, Bad, and Morally Neutral all sorted themselves
out, slightly messy but completely unambiguous, like egg yolk
and egg white and shell?
If so, I missed it.”
Ann Redisch Stampler

“Was there supposed to be a moment of blinding clarity when the path through the thicket appeared, brightly illuminated, and Good, Bad, and Morally Neutral all sorted themselves
out, slightly messy but completely unambiguous, like egg yolk
and egg white and shell?
If so, I missed it.”
Ann Redisch Stampler, Afterparty

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Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Dear Ann,

Thank you so much for accepting my friend request :)
I am very much looking forward to reading and discovering more of your work.

Best wishes for more books in the future,
Genie


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Ann Leanne wrote: "Who are you? How did we become friends without my knowing about it?"

Hi Leanne, It's me, Ann Stampler. I joined this eons ago not knowing what it was, exactly, and am now searching the site to figure out how to deep six Nester and use my actual name. Ann


Leanne Ellis Who are you? How did we become friends without my knowing about it?


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