I have been so excited to share this news with you… and now I can! This announcement just ran in Publishers Weekly:
I’m thrilled to announce that 17 & Gone will be published by Hardie Grant Egmont in Australia and New Zealand this July! And if you want to see the cover reveal for the ANZ edition of the book—it’s so haunting!—keep reading…
I’m excited to announce that—this is a milestone in my career—my novel 17 & Gone has sold rights to China! This is the first-ever time one of my books will be translated into another language, and I’m pretty thrilled.
This past weekend I was excited to be on the “Fantastic Teen Reads for Spring” panel at Books of Wonder, where I got the chance to read from 17 & Gone and also sign a massive amount of books for the store. More
17 & Gone came out on March 21, the week of the NYC Teen Author Festival, and it was a thrill to take part in some amazing events. More
17 & Gone is off on blog tour—and the series of posts in the blog tour are all set to reveal some of the inspirations that went into writing the book. One of my biggest inspirations was photography, and I’m about to share some photos that infused and illuminated the story. More
Since this is the 17 & Gone release week, I wanted to do something to mark the moment. To celebrate. So I’m launching a new series on my blog distraction99.com this week and I’ve invited some fellow YA authors to take part.