04
MAR
2014

FROZEN preorder contest!

I can’t believe I’m already drafting this post. I feel like Taken launched barely a month or two ago, but somehow nearly an entirely year has passed. And that means Frozen‘s release is right around the corner. I have a few events coming up to celebrate. If...
04
FEB
2014

Happy Birthday, STOLEN!

Some stories come out almost effortlessly. Others you have to wrestle on to the page. Stolen was one of the former. Simply put, this novella was an absolute joy to write. Stolen will give you a peek at what made Bree the hardened girl Gray meets in Taken, and it will provide a...
15
MAY
2013

TAKEN2 title reveal!

Look at all these RTs about the Young Authors Give Back tour! Thank you, thank you!!! I promised to reveal the title of TAKEN’s sequel after 50 RTs, and as you can see above, you guys met that challenge like pros. Rather than continuing to ramble, I’m just going to...
19
APR
2013

Debut week wrap-up, plus event reminders

Once again, my thoughts are with Boston as I write this post. I’m hoping the next bit of news we hear is GOOD news, because seriously, this week has been a shocking, sad series of events. I hope everyone in and around the city is staying safe. In the TAKEN world, a lot has...
16
APR
2013

Happy Birthday, TAKEN!!!

First and foremost, I need to take a moment and offer my condolences to the city of Boston. I lived in Boston for a few years after college. I know exactly how much the marathon means to the city, how the day is a holiday and celebration. The entire incident left me saddened and...
01
APR
2013

The #TakenWithTAKEN Contest

Two years today, TAKEN sold to HarperTeen. Two weeks from tomorrow, it will finally be on shelves. Putting a book into the world takes not only many months, but many people, and I can sense a long-winded thank you post in the near future. But until then, I want to kick off Taken...