Posts made in November, 2012

Many Thanks to Readers!

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

There’s been some great news for THE FALSE PRINCE this week, and I owe a big thanks to each of you. First, is that THE FALSE PRINCE has made it into the FINALS for Goodreads’ Best of 2012 Middle Grade list. The other books on the list are ones I personally love or ones which I’m dying to read, and I’m sure the same is true for you. But..if you are on Goodreads and feel like voting for FALSE PRINCE, I would be very, very grateful! The link is here:’s Second, is...

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Things Kids Say

Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 in Uncategorized | 18 comments

I LOVE getting fan letters from readers. To those who have sent them, please know that I read them, and even if it takes me a while, I will always try to respond. Equally fun are the thank you letters that teachers sometimes make their students write after I’ve visited their classes. I visited with some 4th graders recently. Here are some of my favorite comments (with my obligatory snarky response in parentheses after). From TP: “Thank you for reading some of The False Prince. I thought it was boring, but now I want to read it.” (Well, at least he added that last part!)...

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Two "Best of" Nods for THE FALSE PRINCE!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | 10 comments

Okay, so wow – what a week! Goodreads released its nominations for Best Books of 2012, and THE FALSE PRINCE found a place in their Best Middle Grade and Children’s list! It is a great honor to be there, especially amongst such greats as Rick Riordan’s two latest releases, more than a few books often mentioned as Newbery candidates, the final ARTEMIS FOWL book, and Brandon Mull’s fantastic series, THE BEYONDERS. However, if you are a Goodreads member and feel like voting for THE FALSE PRINCE, I probably wouldn’t object! (Okay, I would actually very much...

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