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I Still Side with Hope

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Anyone who knows me knows I am an eternal optimist. On the night of the election, I tweeted, “I side with hope.” And I meant it. I’d always rather deal with disappointment later, then live without hope now. Which is why, like so many people, I never, in a million years, believed that America would  … Read more


Random Musings

New Book Deal: THE CHAOS OF STANDING STILL!

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HOORAH! I’m so excited to announce I’ve sold TWO more young adult books to Simon & Schuster (the publisher of BOYS OF SUMMER)! Both books will be contemporary standalone titles and the first has already been announced and is releasing in Fall 2017! Just around the corner! It’s called THE CHAOS OF STANDING STILL and  … Read more


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YA Scavenger Hunt: Fall 2016 Edition

Edited 10/10/16 – This hunt has ended. Thanks for participating! Welcome to the Fall 2016 YA Scavenger Hunt! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive  … Read more


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An Introduction to Ellie Sparks (A Week of Mondays)

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ELLISON “ELLIE” SPARKS: An idealistic, ambitious sixteen-year-old junior with a lot on her plate. Those were the first words I ever wrote about Ellie Sparks. They were written in a synopsis for my publisher when I was first trying to sell them on the idea for a book called A WEEK OF MONDAYS. Of course,  … Read more


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A Week of Mondays, A Week of Looks!

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My new book, A WEEK OF MONDAYS, hits stores on August 2 (WOOT!) and to celebrate, every Monday leading up to release week, I’ll be unveiling one of Ellie’s 7 different “looks” from the story! When Ellie Sparks realizes she’s reliving the same horrible Monday over and over again (in which her boyfriend breaks up with her), she decides  … Read more


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YA Scavenger Hunt: Spring 2016 Edition

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Edited 4/4/16 – This hunt has ended. Thanks for participating! Welcome to the Spring 2016 YA Scavenger Hunt! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive  … Read more


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New Book Deal – My First Middle Grade Novel!

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Ohmigosh! I’m so excited to announce that I’ve sold my very first middle grade (ages 8-12) to the fantastic Wendy Loggia at Delacorte/Random House! Here’s the official announcement from the Publisher’s Weekly Rights Report:   Wendy Loggia at Delacorte has bought Jessica Brody’s Addie Bell’s Shortcut to Growing Up, about a 12-year-old girl, tired of her  … Read more


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Boys of Summer – Cover Reveal!

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Three boys… One hot summer. Who will you fall in love with?   You’ve met the Boys of Summer, now it’s time to see the cover in all of its glory! So without further ado, I give you BOYS OF SUMMER (Read the full description of the book below!)   Welcome to Winlock Harbor… Best friends since  … Read more


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Meet the Boys of Summer – Ian

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Three boys… One hot summer. Who will you fall in love with?   MEET IAN Three Adjectives to Describe Him: Creative, Sarcastic, Temperamental Something Most People Don’t Know About Him: Ian, having never been in a fight before, once tried (and failed) to save a girl from an attacker, only to have her turn around and save  … Read more


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Meet the Boys of Summer – Mike

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Three boys… One hot summer. Who will you fall in love with?   MEET MIKE Three Adjectives to Describe Him: Loyal, Selfless, Reliable Something Most People Don’t Know About Him: Mike and his long-term girlfriend have broken up and gotten back together every summer for the past five years. Theme Song: “Drops of Jupiter” by Train    … Read more


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Meet the Boys of Summer – Grayson

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Three boys… One hot Summer. Who will you fall in love with?   MEET GRAYSON Three Adjectives to Describe Him: Confident, Charming, Impulsive Something Most People Don’t Know About Him: Grayson’s first kiss was with a girl he met on the island of Winlock Harbor. To this day, he’s never told anyone her real name.  … Read more


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