Turning Points: Guest Post by Shannon Messenger (+Giveaway)
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Turning Points: Guest Post by Shannon Messenger (+Giveaway)

This guest post is part of the Turning Points blog series here on distraction no. 99—in which I asked authors the question: What was your turning point as a writer? Here, less than a week before her middle-grade debut Keeper of the Lost Cities comes out, is Shannon Messenger revealing hers… Guest post by Shannon Messenger I didn’t … Continue reading

2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: TOUCHING THE SURFACE by Kimberly Sabatini
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2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: TOUCHING THE SURFACE by Kimberly Sabatini

It’s the very last day of my Fall 2012 YA Debut Interview series! I’ve been excited to feature these debut novels from the fall season, and I hope you’re now as intrigued to get your hands on them as I am. Our final YA debut author of the series is Kimberly Sabatini—her first novel, Touching the … Continue reading

2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: BLIND SPOT by Laura Ellen
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2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: BLIND SPOT by Laura Ellen

Welcome back to my Fall 2012 YA Debut Interview series! I’m excited to feature these debut novels from the fall season, and I hope you’re as intrigued to get your hands on them as I am. Today’s YA debut author is Laura Ellen—her first novel, Blind Spot, comes out October 23 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Read … Continue reading

2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: FALL TO PIECES by Vahini Naidoo
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2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: FALL TO PIECES by Vahini Naidoo

Welcome back to my Fall 2012 YA Debut Interview series! I’m excited to feature these debut novels from the fall season, and I hope you’re as intrigued to get your hands on them as I am. Today’s YA debut author is Vahini Naidoo—her first novel, Fall to Pieces, comes out October 2 from Marshall Cavendish / Amazon … Continue reading