Category Archives: PAP

On the YALSA blog, there is a discussion of white washing on the cover of YA novels, and one of the novels mentioned is For Darkness Shows the Stars. There are many inaccuracies in this article (including stating that LIAR … Continue reading

Posted in biz, industry, mea culpa, Oceania, other writers, PAP, responses, SSG, star-swept, writing advice, writing industry, writing life, YA 11 Comments

Random Musings of a Bibliophile: I have a weakness for retellings of Austen novels. Why I am not sure, since most of them make me break out in hives and want to stab things. For Darkness Shows the Stars by … Continue reading

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In For Darkness Shows the Stars news, the book was put on the Hypable Holiday Gift Guide alongside other great YA fantasies like The Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, the Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner, Defiance … Continue reading

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I know I do! So head on over to Mostly YA Lit, where Tiff is interviewing… well, Elliot North, from For Darkness Shows the Stars, and giving away a signed copy. Check it out!

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Thank you guys so much for all your enthusiasm yesterday. Below I answer some of the questions you sent on the blog, through Twitter, and on my email. ___________________ Oh! I love The Scarlet Pimpernel! I’m so excited for this. … Continue reading

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I just learned that the For Darkness Shows the Stars paperback is already available for pre-order at a few online retailers (like Amazon) and that is because… (drumroll, please): The release date has been moved up to July, 2013! Even … Continue reading

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Some of you know that I studied science in college — geology, in fact. Certain areas of study in geology are part of major political and religious debates in this country right now: namely, climate change and paleontology. I didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Oceania, PAP, SF, writing life, YA 1 Comment

I was surprised to hear of the recent eruption in New Zealand’s Mount Tongariro last week. Witnesses reported seeing “flame-like explosions”, red hot rocks being thrown into the air, lightning, hearing loud explosions and one witness reported a cloud of … Continue reading

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Sorry I’ve been such a terrible blogger of late. I’ve had my head down deep in revision land for my secret project, which I’m finally starting to believe will really, REALLY happen, so hopefully I’ll be telling you all about … Continue reading

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I can’t believe FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS has been out for almost a month now! Time sure flies when you’re cleaning tree branches off your roof, throwing away every scrap of food in your fridge, and trying to figure … Continue reading

Posted in fabulosity, home sweet home, PAP, Queenie, SB, vainglory Comments Off on Signings, Giveaways, and a Few More Reader Reactions