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Monthly Archives: November 2011

blog tour day eight: crossed and painting, part 2

I’m in Atlanta! For the last stop on the CROSSED tour! Can’t wait to visit Little Shop of Stories tonight (Thursday, November 10th) at 7 p.m. And, today’s blog tour stop/CROSSED giveaway is over at Novel Novice. It’s the second part of the post about the importance of painting/the visual arts in the story of CROSSED. Many thanks to Novel Novice for letting me stop




THANK YOU!!! We debuted at #2!!!

CROSSED just debuted at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller List for Children’s Chapter Books. !!!!! And MATCHED is over on the paperback list at #6. !!!!!! again! Many, many thanks to you the readers who care about this story and series and who have made this possible. I am so very grateful and thrilled. THANK YOU!!!




blog tour day seven: new characters in crossed

Today I’m over at Mundie Moms with a post about one of the new characters in CROSSED–Vick, who is very dear to my heart. Thank you, Mundie Moms, for your support of the series (they wrote a great, spoiler-free review of CROSSED that you can find here). And just another reminder–tonight (November 9th) I’m signing at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, Illinois at 7 p.m. 🙂




blog tour day six: crossed and painting, part 1

Whew! Today was a great day of school visits and interviews in St. Louis…and then a flight to Chicago with weather delays, which is why I’m so late linking to this guest post and giveaway over at the lovely Page Turners Blog. Hope you are all having a wonderful Tuesday! And that I get to see some of you tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at




blog tour day five: how ky and xander got their names

Today’s post is about how Ky and Xander got their names…over at the awesome Matched Trilogy LJ (where they also have another post going discussing CROSSED if you’ve read it–but there are of course spoilers so I wouldn’t go to that post in particular just yet if you haven’t read the novel). Whew. That was a long sentence. You can also enter to win a




blog tour day four: my journey to publication, part 2…

…can be found over at The Compulsive Reader. Many thanks to The Compulsive Reader for letting me visit her blog, and for spreading the word about MATCHED and CROSSED! I’m in Seattle today, having an absolutely wonderful time doing school visits (and a signing tonight)! And tomorrow, home for the weekend to see all my boys. I can’t wait!