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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




love right now: links

This week I’m sending you to some fun places on the web…




rhode island teen book award! and some other notes

I love you, Rhode Island! I just found out that MATCHED received the Rhode Island Teen Book Award. This article here in the School Library Journal explains how the award is chosen. What an honor! Nothing means more to me than when students and educators tell me that they enjoyed the book. This is such a thrill. I’ve had some lovely events lately at the




lists and news!

Happy almost-February! I really like this month. I do. There are fun family birthdays, and treats, and it’s short and spring is coming. This is one of those newsy-type posts… First of all, MATCHED was named to YALSA’s list of 2012 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults. You can see the full list here. I love YALSA!!! Remember when MATCHED made the 2011 Teens’ Top Ten




several VERY fun things

The first fun thing is this video (and song) above, DESERT SYMPHONY, by Shaye Scott/The Piano Guys. My sister Elaine sent me this and said, “This makes me think of CROSSED” and then I watched the video and boy, does it ever. I cried about ten times while I was watching it. I think we have a new addition to the CROSSED playlist! And please,




crossed trailer & yalsa top ten & more big news

Awesome news! The official trailer for CROSSED is up, exclusively at ew.com. I am dying to know what you guys think. This trailer is beautifully done and I love it–and I think it’s the perfect transition from MATCHED to CROSSED. I also have some truly unbelievable news. MATCHED was chosen as one of YALSA’s 2011 Teens’ Top Ten Books. This award means the world to