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Shadowhunters and Downworlders A Mortal Instruments Reader Edited by Cassandra Clare Available late January 2013 Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, epic urban fantasy set in a richly imagined world of shadowhunters, vampires, werewolves, fairies, and more, has captured the imaginations … Continue reading

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So last night I went to the Printz Award ceremony at ALA — I’ve never been, and it was awesome. All the speeches were so wonderful. I especially enjoyed the one by John Barnes, a long-time science fiction author whose … Continue reading

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Today is the last day to enter the contest for an ARC of Tap & Gown. Get your lImericks in! There’s a limerick smackdown going on in the comments section of the ARC Giveaway Post. First, commenter Anne popped up … Continue reading

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I’m helping to kick off the first ever NYC Teen Author Festival (March 16-22, 2009) this Monday with the following, absolutely unmissable event: Juvenilia Smackdown Monday, 16 March, 4-6pm, Tompkins Square Park branch of the NYPL, 331 E. 10th Street … Continue reading

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Today is my last day in Ireland. Sad Face. Also, I broke my camera, so there will likely be very few pictures of today’s trip to the fairy fort. On the plus side, March’s Secret Story, “Poe at the Gates” … Continue reading

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I really don’t know. Perhaps later I’ll be able to parse this experience. Is it: The hours spent on a fainting couch working on my latest project The chance to discuss craft, genre, and industry with talented colleagues at all … Continue reading

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First thing’s first: Are you following the Team Castle Twitter Feed? High tea, peacocks, and lots of anonymous “overheards…” Today marks the release date for two of the denizens of the Castle: Carrie Ryan’s debut, THE FOREST OF HANDS AND … Continue reading

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Feeling a bit like the lady of a manor house, even though Carrie got the “lady of the manor house” room. My room is small, but it’s charms are many. For instance, my bed is four hundred years old. My … Continue reading

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I am at the castle. It’s gorgeous and enormous and surprisingly filled with modern conveniences, such as wireless internet. And peacocks. Picture of my crazy bed coming soon. We are sitting in the lovely antique-furnished living room and sipping tea … Continue reading

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Cat’s out of the bag now. So. excited. Tiff asked for details. Um… I don’t really have a lot. I got invited by Carrie. She text messaged me and asked “Do you want to go to a writing retreat in … Continue reading

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