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This is one of those posts where I have a lot of unconnected information to share…

Item #1. There are a few updates to the Breathless Reads Tour info over on the Events page. The NYC event at Books of Wonder has changed to 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., and we had an incorrect address for the CO event (now the address is the right one).

Item #2. MATCHED stayed on the NYT list for its 8th week! Woohoo!

Item #3. My friend Becca Wilhite, YA author and good person extraordinaire, has a very fun blog. You can find it here. Just reading it makes me happy and I wanted to share.

Item #4. Chips and salsa to go from Chili’s can cure a host of ills.

Item #5. I will be answering some of the questions left in the comments on my last post in a post next week. (Does that even make sense?) So if you have other questions, just leave them in the comments here!

Happy Thursday!

+ comments (11)
  • Becky
    January 27, 2011

    Mmmmmm. . . chips and salsa from Chilis! What I would give for another Chilis night. . .

  • Jenni Elyse
    January 27, 2011

    I agree about the chips and salsa from Chilis. Also, their queso dip is yummy too!

  • warnagirl
    January 27, 2011

    My mouth is watering just thinking about Chili’s. Did you say questions?:) Do you know when the cover for Crossed is going to be “made public”? Thanks!

  • Kim Miller
    January 27, 2011

    Okay, I don’t have a question, but I loved reading Matched. It was wonderful. Your comment about Chili’s salsa made me want to let you know about a homemade salsa recipe I found on the internet a while back. It’s so simple and delicious. It’s on The Pioneer Woman’s website, on the main page in a sidebar – Restaurant Style Salsa. Try it. You’ll be thankful you did. Can’t wait to read Crossed. I’m dying to get my hands on it!

  • Stacey
    January 28, 2011

    Mmmmm chips and salsa!

  • HeatherS
    January 28, 2011

    Congrats on your 8th week!!!

  • Kayla
    January 28, 2011

    I totally agree with #4….as long a girls night out attached to it! LOL… Congrats on the the 8th week…and also just hearing your thoughts on your dad made me smile and wish I had my dad here right now!!! πŸ™‚

  • Heather Macbeth
    January 29, 2011

    Alright, here’s my question!!! What is something you learned the hard way before being published? What do you wish you would have done differently that would have made the road to success possibly easier or less time-consuming? Coming from someone who dreams of being a writer, I don’t mean to be personal, I just love to learn other authors’ roads to success.


    I really do think that your writing is incredible! I think it’s rare to find someone who has a story worth sharing who also has an amazing talent in writing. I think you score perfect 10’s for both!

  • emily
    January 30, 2011

    I bought the book yesterday afternoon – stayed up til 3am to finish it! I ran to the computer when I got up to see when the next one would be out and alas, I have almost an entire year to wait!! I can’t wait for November!

  • Hailee
    January 30, 2011

    How did you originally come up with the idea for MATCHED? Sorry if you answered this somewhere else in an interview or FAQ.

  • shelli johannes wells
    January 31, 2011

    yum makes me hungry.

    congrads on NYTB πŸ™‚

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