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

2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: Skylark by Meagan Spooner
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2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: Skylark by Meagan Spooner

Welcome back to my Fall 2012 YA Debut Interview series! I’m excited to feature these ten 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 Meagan Spooner—her first novel, Skylark, is available now from Carolrhoda Lab / Lerner Books. Read … Continue reading

2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: WHAT HAPPENS NEXT by Colleen Clayton
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2012 YA Debut Interview + Giveaway: WHAT HAPPENS NEXT by Colleen Clayton

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 Colleen Clayton—her first novel, What Happens Next, comes out October 9 from Poppy / Little, … Continue reading

On Being a Debut
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On Being a Debut

I’ve been feeling nostalgic all week as these Fall 2012 debut author interviews have been going up… Being a debut author is such an exhilarating, beautiful, promising—and even terrifying—time. There is no way to foresee or calculate what will happen or how you’ll feel about being published and out in the world. And once the … Continue reading