17 & GONE in Australia: Cover Reveal!

I’m really excited to tell you that 17 & Gone is coming out in Australia and New Zealand in July 2013 from Hardie Grant Egmont—and the book will have its own cover there! And oh, wow, do I love this cover image. It’s the kind of image I envisioned while I was writing this book…Continue reading “17 & GONE in Australia: Cover Reveal!”

A Tour through My Inspirations

Last year, when I was deep into writing 17 & Gone, I discovered an exciting new distraction and way to collect images that fascinated me: Pinterest. What started off as maybe one more thing to keep me from writing turned into a great source of inspiration, and my 17 & Gone inspiration board was born. I’dContinue reading “A Tour through My Inspirations”

Haunted at 17: A Giant Link Round-up and a Huge Thank-you

Thank you. Just thank you. Thank you to everyone who wrote a Haunted at 17 story and shared it online. I was kind of floored at the response. I spent the week sharing five Haunted at 17 stories here—all five from people who reached out to me and offered their stories to share in full on this site.Continue reading “Haunted at 17: A Giant Link Round-up and a Huge Thank-you”

Haunted at 17: Featured Story #5

Thank you so much for reading the Haunted at 17 blog series to celebrate the publication of my new novel, 17 & Gone! To mark the release of this story about a 17-year-old girl haunted by the missing, I asked some authors I know to join me in answering this question: What haunted YOU at 17? TheyContinue reading “Haunted at 17: Featured Story #5”

Haunted at 17: Featured Story #4

Thank you so much for reading the Haunted at 17 blog series to celebrate the publication of my new novel, 17 & Gone! To mark the release of this story about a 17-year-old girl haunted by the missing, I asked some authors I know to join me in answering this question: What haunted YOU at 17? TheyContinue reading “Haunted at 17: Featured Story #4”

Haunted at 17: Featured Story #3

Thank you so much for reading the Haunted at 17 blog series to celebrate the publication of my new novel, 17 & Gone! To mark the release of this story about a 17-year-old girl haunted by the missing, I asked some authors I know to join me in answering this question: What haunted YOU at 17? TheyContinue reading “Haunted at 17: Featured Story #3”

Haunted at 17: Featured Story #2

Thank you so much for reading the Haunted at 17 blog series to celebrate the publication of my new novel, 17 & Gone! To mark the release of this story about a 17-year-old girl haunted by the missing, I asked some authors I know to join me in answering this question: What haunted YOU at 17? TheyContinue reading “Haunted at 17: Featured Story #2”

Haunted at 17: Featured Story #1

Thank you so much for reading the Haunted at 17 blog series to celebrate the publication of my new novel, 17 & Gone! To mark the release of this story about a 17-year-old girl haunted by the missing, I asked some authors I know to join me in answering this question: What haunted YOU at 17? TheyContinue reading “Haunted at 17: Featured Story #1”