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a few faq

So this post is a bit later than promised–oops! I’ve been getting some of the same questions in my email inbox (although I can no longer respond to email, I do try to read all of it). So I thought I would answer a few of those questions here: What are you working on now that the MATCHED trilogy is finished? I posted about this




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




event in nyc, and the scoop on bea 2012

Hey all! So I’ve been having a lot of people ask if I’m going to BEA this year, what I’m signing, etc. Here’s the scoop. Yes, I am going to BEA. Here’s where you can find me: Monday, June 4 6:00 p.m. McNally/Jackson Booksellers 52 Prince Street New York, New York I’ll be speaking on a YA panel with fellow authors Marie Lu, Andrea Cremer,




website updates, and taking questions

The official website for the MATCHED SERIES has been updated with all three of the new covers side-by-side. Gorgeous! The site also confirms the release date for REACHED as November 13, 2012, so I think we’re a go with that date. So excited!




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




release day!

Today is the release date for the MATCHED paperback. It’s shiny and green and BEAUTIFUL and it includes the first two chapters of CROSSED. The paperback editor for this book, Eileen Kreit, has just done an unbelievable job with this edition and I really want to thank her and her team. And it’s the release date for ENTHRALLED. So many great stories in this one,