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Monthly Archives: October 2012

two weeks

As part of the preparation for the release of REACHED, I’ve been answering lots of excellent interview questions. One of the ones that I hear a lot is, “How do you feel now that the series is over?” I keep saying that the series doesn’t feel over to me yet, because the readers don’t really have the last book. I know there are a very




party time, some BIG news, and a few of your questions answered

We are getting closer and closer to the release of REACHED and there are (even more) great things happening online: The official Matched Trilogy website has this very fun event kitĀ up on the site. You can download the kit and use it for your book club meeting, etc. There’s a recipe for cake pops, a calendar, a craft, lots of Q&A, and more. I’ve been




too late?

Back in August, as we watched the Olympics, with all those video clips of the athletes when they were small (tiny Missy Franklin! darling little gymnasts!), my son, who is nine, turned to me and said, “Mom, is it too late for me?” He’d realized the dedication it takes to become an Olympian–and also how early you have to start to realize that dream. Also




first big review! and getting ready for REACHED

I have some wonderful news. REACHED received its first industry review, and it is a STARRED review from KIRKUS! The full review isn’t up online yet, but I can quote the part they do have up online: “While staying true to the science fiction and romance at the core of Matched (2010) and Crossed (2011), the trilogy’s breathless finale blossoms into a medical thriller too,




happy book birthday to feedback!

Before I get started with today’s post, which is a fun interview with a good friend, I have a quick announcement for you, and also a thank you: –I am speaking THIS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. in Gainesville, Georgia, in the Pearce Auditorium at Brenau University. The event is free and open to the public, with a signing to follow, and I would