Send Down the Elevator

I once heard an interview with a comic who was talking about when you reach the top, you shouldn’t forget to send the elevator down to all your friends and colleagues who you like/admire in order to help them succeed. Two writers have really gone out of their way for me in this respect. Both Eileen Cook (her latest,With Malice is out in paperback today!), and Joelle Charbonneau have been great about mentioning my books,…

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Winners & Reviews

Congratulations to Alyssa and Sarah who are the winners of the ARC of Speed of Life! Thanks to everyone who entered. I’m excited to share a couple of very nice reviews for Speed of Life. There’s one more good one I’ve gotten a sneak peek at, but won’t be out until next month, and hopefully a few more from the trades are imminent. In the meantime… Kirkus says (read the whole thing here): Crystal’s narration…

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Win an Advanced Reading Copy of Speed of Life

Time flies, but it still seems like the release date for my new book is ages away…October 11th. However, just in case you can’t wait, I’m very excited to announce that I have two, count ’em two advanced reading copies of Speed of Life to give away – One to a Canadian resident (from Raincoast Books) and one to a US resident (from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Kids)! It’s no secret that I’m a cat lover,…

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