- New book announced! In honor of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's groundbreaking novel Frankenstein, Delacorte is releasing my retelling, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, in fall 2018! Deal announcement here: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/book-deals/article/74933-book-deals-week-of-october-2-2017.html
- Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scarytales, my first middle grade, is now available! I love this book more than Goldilocks loves breaking into other people's houses for possibly nefarious purposes!
- Now I Rise debuted on the NYT Bestseller List for YA hardcover! Thank you to everyone who bought it, read it, talked about it, posted photos, etc. I am deliriously happy and grateful!
- Now I Rise has received two starred reviews!
- And I Darken is available in paperback! It includes a sneak preview of Now I Rise.
- I'm writing a Buffy the Vampire Slayer tie-in series! Details here: http://ew.com/books/2017/03/28/buffy-book-series-simon-pulse/
To answer some questions:
No, it won't delay the And I Darken trilogy release dates. Now I Rise is out in June, and book three is already in edits for a summer 2018 release!
Yes, I am the luckiest.
Yes, I am freaking out a bit.
No, I can't give it to you right now because it doesn't exist in draft form yet. You'd have to take my notes (unintelligible) and my brain (decidedly gooey). Better to just wait for fall 2018.
And finally, yes, I did whisper "I am the Chosen One" to myself when Liesa Abrams asked if I wanted to write this series.
- And I Darken was named a top ten book on the ALA Rainbow List. I'm so grateful and proud!