A Star for JORDI PEREZ!

February 5th, 2018

Congratulations to Amy Spalding, whose forthcoming YA novel THE SUMMER OF JORDI PEREZ (AND THE BEST BURGER IN LOS ANGELES) just received a starred review from Kirkus! An excerpt: Working at her favorite boutique and falling in love, a girl enjoys a lush Los Angeles summer—until things become complicated… Funny, full of heart, and refreshingly […]

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Getting back up to speed with exciting news!

January 8th, 2014

After two weeks off for the holidays, it always takes a while to get back up to speed. Add on top of that almost five months of being closed to queries, and I’m finding it a fun challenge to remember how to do my job sometimes! Anyway, Renee and I are going through all the […]

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Where To Find Me! (Winter/Spring 2013 edition)

January 4th, 2013

As part of my continuing mission to be a better blogger, I wanted to make a note of a few upcoming events where you can find me. In addition, if you’d like to invite me to speak at your conference, workshop, or seminar, please send me an email! First up, later this month I’ll be […]

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Lili Wilkinson, Stonewall Book Award Honoree

July 25th, 2012

As you may recall, in January at the ALA Midwinter convention, I was thrilled to hear that Lili Wilkinson‘s PINK was a Stonewall Honor book. Recently, at the ALA Annual convention, the awards were given out, and though neither Lili nor I could be there to accept the honor, her amazing editor Anne Hoppe of […]

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Further Congrats!

January 25th, 2012

It’s a week of huzzahs around here! YALSA announced some further lists today, including their 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults list (plus Top Ten), Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers, and Popular Paperbacks for Young Readers. Congrats to kt literary clients Maureen Johnson, Stephanie Perkins, Ransom Riggs, Carrie Harris, and Lili Wilkinson (again) for […]

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