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Monthly Archives: November 2010


…is the release date for Matched. People have been asking me a lot of questions, mostly along the lines of how does this feel and aren’t you worried about all the hype? I can see why people ask about the hype and I’ve talked about it before on the blog. I understand that seeing a book often might make you feel that you are being

indie next, reviews, articles, blog tour!

Huge news! MATCHED was named #1 on the Winter 2010/2011 Kid’s Indie Next List. This is an enormous honor–independent booksellers choose the list and I am thrilled to be on it and floored to be the #1 pick. Click here to see the full list! There have also been some very exciting reviews in the past week: Click here to read the review in Entertainment

matched named a best children's book of 2010! and blog tour continues…

AWESOME NEWS. MATCHED was named one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Children’s Books of 2010! Click here to read more. I’m so thrilled and honored to be on the list! I’m traveling this week, so I’m going to include this week’s official blog tour dates all together in this post, just in case my internet access is shaky. As always, thank you to the awesome bloggers

two chances to win matched!

…on today’s blog tour stops. (Thank you to Penguin for donating the copies of the books!). Today’s links form the official blog tour are an interview with the very wonderful Brenna Yovanoff (click here for the interview). And, you can comment to win a hardcover copy of MATCHED! Big thanks to Brenna for hosting me on her blog this week. and another interview here on

new news!

Today on the official blog tour I got to visit with The Compulsive Reader! You can find the interview here. And, here is some fun news! The Provo Library is going to host a party for Matched on Tuesday, December 7th. Books will be available for purchase and, of course, signing! This event, and the launch party on Saturday, December 4th at The King’s English

blog tour continues…

…here on Brenna Yovanoff’s blog (and she’s giving away copies of MATCHED)! …here at Presenting Lenore. And I posted on Throwing Up Words today about some of my favorite books of 2010. Come on over and let’s discuss!