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SONG OF THE CURRENT Kindle sale $1.99

Hi friends!! SONG OF THE CURRENT will be a Kindle Monthly Deal the whole month of February. Tell everyone you know to grab one before this deal goes away! Click to Buy  ...

SONG OF THE CURRENT coming out in Brazil

In February, SONG OF THE CURRENT will be coming out in Brazil in Portuguese, which is my VERY FIRST TRANSLATION. It looks beautiful! There is also some completely epic book swag involved with this release, but I can't share it yet because it's still a...

Kirkus Best Teen Fantasy & Cybils Finalist (yay!)

I was SUPER EXCITED to see that SONG OF THE CURRENT made Kirkus's 2017 Best Teen Fantasy List. AND is a finalist for the CYBILs Awards in Young Adult Speculative Fiction! Check it out here & also check out the other amazing finalists!...

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WHISPER OF THE TIDE Cover Reveal

I'm happy to share the (completely gorgeous) (purple!!) cover for WHISPER OF THE TIDE! It is scheduled to release June 5, 2018. PREORDER WHISPER OF THE TIDE ...

Another star!

More great news for SONG OF THE CURRENT - another starred review, this one from School Library Journal! They said: [blockquote text="This enticingly written tale will take readers on an adventure and leave them craving more. For fans of titles such as Heidi Heilig’s The Girl...

Diversity & Song of the Current

My goal when participating in the diversity in publishing conversation is to become a better ally. So this post is about why Song of the Current has a POC main character, what I've learned since I wrote it, and why I probably would not write the...

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SONG OF THE CURRENT gets a starred review from Kirkus!

  SONG OF THE CURRENT is 3 months from release, which means news and reviews are starting to roll in a little faster. This week Kirkus Reviews posted their review, and they gave it a star! [blockquote text="Caro’s description of her boat home, the Cormorant, will make...

I never wanted to be Princess Leia

I never wanted to be Princess Leia when I was eight. I even resented her a little. I used to play Star Wars with my brother and a male cousin, who always wanted me to be Leia. To be fair, it was kind of understandable. She was literally...

A note on race in SONG OF THE CURRENT

First, a little about me and the book: So I'm a white woman, and I wrote a main character in my YA fantasy who is biracial. SONG OF THE CURRENT is supposed to be a fun pirate-y romp, with river smugglers and gods and princes...

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SONG OF THE CURRENT cover reveal!

I'm super excited to share the cover for SONG OF THE CURRENT, which was revealed Friday on Bustle. Go there to check out the gorgeous cover & find out what the book is all about! Thank you to Bloomsbury for making it so pretty. :-D...