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Yearly Archives: 2012

official reached playlist

I’ve been so excited to put this up–the official playlist for REACHED! I love making playlists for the books, and it’s one of my favorite ways to interact with readers—it’s fun to hear their responses to the songs on the list! When I was writing “Reached,” these are the songs I listened to most. I tried to arrange them a little in the order of

holiday book list (and last signing of the year)!

Many thanks to everyone who came out for the tour–in Salt Lake City, Chicago, Omaha, Houston, Miami, Washington, D.C./Bethesda, and Raleigh. It was such a pleasure to have a chance to meet so many readers, and I LOVED visiting schools and having a chance to speak with students, teachers, and librarians. Also, a huge thank-you to the independent booksellers who hosted the events. There are

link: reached playlist, amazon best books of 2012 list, & more!

I’m out on the road this week traveling, but I want to point you in the direction of some fun REACHED links that have been popping up on the internet: *MTV.com put the official playlist for REACHED up on their blog. I’ll post it again on this site later, but for now, MTV.com is the only place you can get it. *Amazon named REACHED as


I want to thank all of you wonderful readers for your supportive emails, comments, tweets, etc., this past week. They are always great, but this week they’ve been especially supportive, and I am so grateful. Being in the public eye is not an easy thing for me and you make it easier/less scary. You make it possible. I know it is a big investment of


I wrote a post when MATCHED came out and another when CROSSED was released, talking about how I felt, and how none of this could have happened without the help of other people. My agent and editor, my publicist, the marketing team, the cover designer, librarians, bloggers, my family…everyone had a part in this book and it belongs to them too. And, as I said a

one more week! and another star! and william shatner.

If the series is good enough for William Shatner (‘s paper cutout) then it’s good enough for anyone, right? 😉 There is exactly ONE WEEK left until the release of REACHED! And we received some very good news yesterday–Publisher’s Weekly gave REACHED a starred review! That makes two (from Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly). The full review from Kirkus is also available online now. I’m gearing