Re: The Cybils

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Wow, I did not expect to be updating my blog before my next book was in my editor’s inbox (gettin’ close!), and also before I could catch up on eleventy billion emails and blogs, but something very unexpected and also amazing happened yesterday and I would be remiss not to blog about it and that is that Cracked Up to … Read More

& her name is eddie

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Internet, I have great news. Unless you hate my writing. In which case I have very bad news and I am so terribly sorry for what I’m about to share with you. From Publishers Marketplace: SOME GIRLS ARE and CRACKED UP TO BE author Courtney Summers’s gritty story of one girl’s attempt to make sense of her father’s untimely death, … Read More

Forest of Reading

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Today, the 2010 OLA (Ontario Library Association) Forest of Reading nominees were announced. Uhm. Today, the 2010 OLA Forest of Reading nominees were announced and Cracked Up to Be is one of them. It is a nominee for The White Pine Award. When I found out, I was like what wait wait wait what what WHAT what what WAT. And … Read More

Some Girls Are – The Book Trailer!

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Oh hay, welcome to the INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE of the Some Girls Are BOOK TRAILER. Yes, I had to announce it that way. Had to! So I will not bore you with how excited I have been to put this up and unleash it upon the internets, so without further ado: I hope you like it! My minimalist heart had fun … Read More

Some Girls Are – Read the First Chapter!

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WOW! It seems the ARCs arriving on my doorstep really set the ball in motion. First, the ARCS. Then the cover reveal! And now, I got word today that I can now share with you… … The first chapter of Some Girls Are!!! St. Martin’s Press has put up a PDF extract on their page for the website. Go here … Read More

Some Girls Are – The Cover!

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Man, I LOVE checking my email and getting that one from my editor that says, “You can share your cover now!” And then I LOVE sending one back to her that basically says, “EEEEEEEEEEEEEE!” And then I LOVE getting one back minutes later that says, “I thought that would make you happy!” People I may have bugged unrelenetlessly about showing … Read More

Some Girls Are ARC Giveaway!

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unless you’re in school, in which case it’s the lamest time of the year. Unless you LIKE school, in which case things sure have changed since I was that age. ANYWAYS. It’s the most wonderful time of year because today the UPS man came and handed me… Four! ARCs! Of! Some! Girls! … Read More

cracked up to be is out today AND tomorrow!

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If online bookstores can usurp Cracked Up to Be’s release date by shipping the book early, I have decided I can too! And make my celebratory blog post now! It’s a dangerous precedent I set, I know, but I really want people to start referring to me as the James Dean of YA Lit because I’m such a rebel. Flouting … Read More