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Top 10 Most Influential YA Novels of 20th Century

Think the whole YA thing came after Harry Potter? Think again. Check out my guest blog for the bookstore Printsasia.com on the Top Ten Most Influential YA Novels of the 20th Century. You’ll find a few you know and perhaps a … Continue reading

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The Book Thief’s stolen hype

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak “Here is a small fact: You are going to die.” This is not the opening line of The Book Thief. It’s the 5th or 6th, but it’s a grabber, no? And it just about … Continue reading

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Free story: GREEN

My sci-fi story, Green, was shortlisted for The Reader’s 2012 Short Story Competition. It is currently showcased on The Reader’s website. You can read it there, or if you have an e-reader, you can download it for free on Smashwords. … Continue reading

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The Giver and its dystopian descendants

The Giver by Lois Lowry Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a very orderly community. Everything happens in stages. Dreams are discussed at breakfast. Emotions after dinner. At at 9 you get a bike, at 12 you start training for your career. But … Continue reading

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Life’s a circus

Between the Bind, the latest  stop on The First Blog Tour, has something special in store for you. An unusual question: see my answer and then answer it yourself and you could win a free copy of The First. Also, there’s an excerpt … Continue reading

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It’s a Hardcover Life

Check out this lovely blog: It’s a Hardcover Life. I’m on there talking about how amazing I am-in an ever-so-humble way, naturally. Here’s a small bit of my guest post on writing The First… It’s all in my head: writing The First (or … Continue reading

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The First Blog Tour has begun!

Come on by Bound2Astound for some witty repartee and some virtual sparkling cider and cheese (that’s the kind you have to imagine.) And enter to win a free copy of The First. Next up is a guest post on how I … Continue reading

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