Author Archives: Diana

I get a lot of email from fans of the Secret Society Girl series who want to know what they should read next. I often send them along to E. Lockhart’s THE DISREPUTABLE HISTORY OF FRANKIE-LANDAU BANKS, which is about … Continue reading

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This weekend I’m a guest judge at the Cherrydale Library’s Edible Book Contest. I know, right? It’s like the perfect marriage between a novelist and a food critic. Here are all the details: What is an edible book? It’s any … Continue reading

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In the months since the release of ACROSS A STAR-SWEPT SEA, I’ve heard from a lot of readers about loving Persis, loving Princess Isla, Persis and Isla’s relationship, general gender-flippery, and even wanting a star cove of their very own. … Continue reading

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The news is out so I thought I’d share: FILHOTES DE PRINCESAS Com 30 mil cópias vendidas em seis meses, “O Livro das Princesas”, projeto da Galera Record que reuniu autoras brasileiras e americanas em novas versões de contos de … Continue reading

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Today we’re going to talk about the new book RELEASED, by S. J. Pajonas. I’ve gotten to know Stephanie as my “Viv Daniels” persona because we’re both publishing “new adult” books. But I actually think her futuristic Japanese novels would … Continue reading

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Books/stories written: “The First Star to Fall” [10k] Omega City [50k] One & Only (w/a Viv Daniels) [75k] unfinished novella* [20k] Sweet & Wild (w/a Viv Daniels) [40k, plus whatever I manage in the next few days] Total wordcount for … Continue reading

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After the discussion exploded on Twitter and Facebook yesterday, I felt I would be remiss if I didn’t include a more in-depth analysis of the issue here. I think there are some who are misunderstanding the complaint of the YA … Continue reading

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This year, I published my most frockalicious book yet. Lady Persis Blake wears nearly twenty different amazing outfits over the course of Across a Star-Swept Sea, and she’s also a certified badass. Which is how I know she’d get on … Continue reading

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Tomorrow afternoon from 4:30-8, you can find me at the Annapolis Barnes & Noble, signing copies of all my books and chatting with fellow authors Lea Nolan (ALLURE), Jon Skovron (MAN MAD BOY), and Andria Buchanan (EVERLAST). Catch me there! … Continue reading

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So I go off and be Viv for one week and look what happens! * For Darkness Shows the Stars is named to the 2014 Lone Star Reading List * Across a Star-Swept Sea is named to the 2013-2014 Winter … Continue reading

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