Hooray for The Goddess Twins!

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

I love books with voice. Books where you can hear the characters talk in your head, where they’re serious and witty and believable and bold. The Goddess Twins has a lot going for it, but one of its major triumphs is the voices of its teenage protagonists. I had twin acquaintances in high school—twins who dressed differently, acted separately, took different classes, had divergent interests. One played sports. The other…

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Interview + Giveaway with Artemis Grey, author of CATSKIN

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Hello, Deb Readers! I am so excited to introduce you to Artemis Grey, author of Catskin, a gorgeously written and thoroughly compelling YA fantasy. Artemis and I met last year at the Sirens Conference, a gathering of female and non-binary sci-fi & fantasy authors and the readers who love them. I can’t wait to see her again this October now that I’ve had the chance to read Catskin, and I’m delighted that one…

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The Becoming of BECOMING BONNIE (Aka Deleted Scenes)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

This week, we’re sharing deleted scenes from our novels. BECOMING BONNIE has a bit of an interesting history, besides being inspired by history. When my agent and I pitched editors, the novel was originally for young adult audiences. We ended up with two offers, one from a young adult publisher and another from an adult publisher. I went with Tor/Forge, the adult publisher, and BECOMING BONNIE went through quite the transformation….

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KATIE COYLE on the Best Cover in Human History (Her Own) + GIVEAWAY of VIVIAN VERSUS THE APOCALYPSE!

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Today on the Debutante Ball, we have the pleasure of young adult fiction author Katie Coyle’s company. Katie won the Hot Key Books Young Writers Prize with her novel VIVIAN VERSUS THE APOCALYPSE, which will be available in the United States next year. Katie has offered to send a copy of Vivian Versus the Apocalypse to one lucky commenter; details are at the end of this post. Welcome to the…

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