Turning Points: Guest Post by Erin Bowman

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 is Erin Bowman, debut author of Taken and one of my Anticipated Debuts for April 2013, sharing her turning point… And be sure to enter the giveaway beforeContinue reading “Turning Points: Guest Post by Erin Bowman”

Anticipated YA Debut Interview: TAKEN (+Giveaway)

Today I have an interview with one of the April 2013 Anticipated YA Debut Authors! Today’s featured author is Erin Bowman—and her first novel, Taken, comes out tomorrow, April 16, from HarperTeen! Read on to see how Erin answered my Q&A… …And scroll down to see who won a signed finished copy plus some swag! Nova: I’llContinue reading “Anticipated YA Debut Interview: TAKEN (+Giveaway)”

Turning Points: Guest Post by Cat Winters

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 is Cat Winters, debut author of In the Shadow of Blackbirds and one of my Anticipated Debuts for April 2013, sharing her turning point… And be sure toContinue reading “Turning Points: Guest Post by Cat Winters”

Anticipated YA Debut Interview: IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS (+Giveaway)

Today I have an interview with one of the April 2013 Anticipated YA Debut Authors! Today’s featured author is Cat Winters—and her first novel, In the Shadow of Blackbirds, comes out today, April 2, from Amulet Books! Read on to see how Cat answered my Q&A… …And scroll down to see the THREE WINNERS ofContinue reading “Anticipated YA Debut Interview: IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS (+Giveaway)”

The April 2013 Anticipated YA Debuts

It’s the first day of the month, April 1 to be exact, which means it’s time to reveal what two April YA debuts I’m excited to read and want to share with you… But first: a little mention about the future of this blog. Soon I’ll be taking a step back from blogging features likeContinue reading “The April 2013 Anticipated YA Debuts”

Turning Points: Guest Post by Emily Murdoch

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 is Emily Murdoch, debut author of If You Find Me and one of my Anticipated Debuts for March 2013, sharing her turning point… And be sure to enterContinue reading “Turning Points: Guest Post by Emily Murdoch”

Anticipated YA Debut Interview: IF YOU FIND ME (+Giveaway)

Today I have an interview with my second March 2013 Anticipated YA Debut Author! Today’s featured author is Emily Murdoch—and her first novel, If You Find Me, comes out on March 26 from St. Martin’s Griffin! Read on to see how Emily answered my Q&A… …And be sure to scroll down to find out who wonContinue reading “Anticipated YA Debut Interview: IF YOU FIND ME (+Giveaway)”

Turning Points: Guest Post by Evan Roskos

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 is Evan Roskos, debut author of Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets and one of my Anticipated Debuts for March 2013, sharing his turning point… Guest post byContinue reading “Turning Points: Guest Post by Evan Roskos”

Anticipated YA Debut Interview: DR. BIRD’S ADVICE FOR SAD POETS (+Giveaway)

Today I have an interview with one of the March 2013 Anticipated YA Debut Authors! Today’s featured author is Evan Roskos—and his first novel, Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets, comes out tomorrow, March 5, from Houghton Mifflin! Read on to see how Evan answered my Q&A… …And scroll down to see who won theContinue reading “Anticipated YA Debut Interview: DR. BIRD’S ADVICE FOR SAD POETS (+Giveaway)”

The March 2013 Anticipated YA Debuts

Hello! I’m excited to share the two March 2013 Anticipated YA Debuts I’ll be featuring here on distraction no. 99 this month… Coming March 5… DR. BIRD’S ADVICE FOR SAD POETS The story: This is James Whitman’s song of himself! He hugs trees and tries to save animals. He talks to an imaginary pigeon therapistContinue reading “The March 2013 Anticipated YA Debuts”