Money Run, by Jack Heath (Scholastic, 2013)

Ashley Arthur is calm, cool, and collected. She can pick locks, steal cars, rewire alarms, and scale fences like a champion. She’s one of the best thieves in the world…and she’s only fifteen. With her partner Benjamin running tech support … Continue reading

Out of Sync, by Amanda Humann (Lerner, 2013)

Madison “Maddie” Wong plays soccer for the Fraser Hugh Copperheads.  A talented midfielder, she dreams of playing for a Division 1 college like Stanford or Duke, but she’s overly reliant on the “sick soccer sync” she shares with her best … Continue reading

Offside, by M.G. Higgins (Lerner, 2013)

Faith Patel may only be an average soccer player—practically a benchwarmer for the Fraser High Copperheads—but it’s something she loves.  More importantly, it’s one of her few refuges from the constant pressure of family and academics. Torn between her responsibilities … Continue reading

This is What Happy Looks Like, by Jennifer E. Smith (Little, Brown and Co, 2013)

He’s a teen movie star with a pet pig and a severe case of the sort of loneliness only the famous can know.  She’s a small town girl with daddy issues and her own reasons for keeping out of the … Continue reading

Now SHIPPING: Scheherazade’s Facade

Facebook friends and Kickstarter backers already know this, but at long last, the trade paperback edition of Scheherazade’s Facade has finally escaped into the wild.  My lovely colleagues at Circlet Press shipped out the first batch of several dozen copies … Continue reading

Speechless, by Hannah Harrington (Harlequin/Mira INK, 2012)

What happens when a mean girl goes a step too far through carelessness, not malevolence, and ends up experiencing a self-imposed penance? Just ask Chelsea Knot, generally regarded as a major blabbermouth who’ll do anything to stay in the good … Continue reading

Virtuosity, by Jessica Martinez (Simon & Schuster, 2011)

  Seventeen-year-old Carmen Bianchi is a violin prodigy, a world-class, Grammy-winning, Stradivarius-wielding musician at the top of her game. She’s on track to compete in, and quite possibly win, the prestigious Guarneri competition, which would catapult her to a new … Continue reading

Now Even MORE On Sale: Scheherazade’s Facade!

  I know, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here.  What can I say?  It was the holidays.  Things happened.  There was family.  There was food. There were books. There were memories, and we will not speak of … Continue reading