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I apologize for the lack of blog time and comment/email responses–as is often the case when I’m writing a lot, my carpal tunnel issues really flare up. I’m trying to figure out what to do so this doesn’t become a chronic, debilitating thing (Sara Zarr and Justine Larbalestier have both posted about the importance of taking care of this and it’s got me thinking about

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!

texas, upcoming events, and quagga mussels

I just got back from Texas (my first work-related travel in almost six months)! It was hard to leave my family, especially the baby, but this trip had been planned since last August and I’ve really been looking forward to it. The school district that invited me to visit did such great things.

love right now

It’s time again for a few things I love right now… *Author and acclaimed singer/songwriter Mimi Cross sent me a link to her song called The Canyon. She’s been reading CROSSED, and thought I might enjoy the song. And oh, I did. It is beautiful! Take a listen. Also, the novel EDENBROOKE was just released by Shadow Mountain (who also published the FABLEHAVEN series and–shameless

the power of books

authors Jon and Pamela Volkel in what may be the best author photo ever This Wednesday, March 28th, authors Jon and Pamela Voelkel will be speaking and signing at The King’s English in Salt Lake City at 7 p.m. More info here about the event. I met Jon and Pamela last year at the Oxford Conference for the Book, where they were presenting to an

events! and more about reached!

Just a reminder that this Friday, March 23, I’ll be speaking and signing at the Holladay Library. More info here. This is my only public event this spring, and I would love to see you there. A free ticket is required (more info on the link above). Also, I am thrilled because I’ve been invited to participate in the Smart Chicks Tour again this year