Blog Posts Tagged ‘Where She Went’


October 13th, 2012

GIVEAWAY! I will be giving away 5 SIGNED copies of Where She Went or If I Stay (winners’ choice)! To enter either share any post from my Facebook page or reblog any of my original Tumblr posts (not something that I reblogged). The five winners will be announced next Friday! I can only mail to US addresses. […]


September 26th, 2012

Cover of Just One Day revealed today!! Check out the Entertainment Weekly article to read an exclusive excerpt from the book! “A breathtaking journey toward self discovery and true love, from the author of If I Stay. When sheltered American good girl Allyson first encounters laid-back Dutch actor Willem at an underground performance of Twelfth […]

Event at Books of Wonder Tuesday, July 17!

July 14th, 2012

Come see Kristin Cashore, Melina Marchetta and ME at Books of Wonder this Tuesday (July 17) for an evening of Authors interviewing Authors.   How is this author event different from all other author events? Next week, on Tuesday, July 17th, a day that will live in infamy, I will be doing an author event […]

giveaway time

January 3rd, 2011

New year, new book. (Which is funny. Last year’s holiday card read “New Year, New Kid!) In honor of it being 2011 and the year of WHERE SHE WENT’s release, I’m giving away a signed ARC of WHERE SHE WENT along with a signed copy of IF I STAY (paperback, so you can see how […]

where she went–the full package

September 7th, 2010

Okay, now that you’ve endured that Teaser Tour, here is the full cover with the jacket copy, which actually gives away pretty much everything the teaser tour did, plus a little excerpt from the book. Plus, if you head on over to the If I Stay site, you can get some behind-the-scenes stills of the […]

what is ya, exactly?

June 29th, 2010

What makes a book a young-adult novel, versus say an adult novel about young people? I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately for several reasons. For one, one of my readers asked me if his book would qualify as YA because its narrator is 18 even though the narrator does some very un-18-year-old […]

what the $%*!

March 22nd, 2010

When I was writing If I Stay, there were a couple of things I thought might turn people off: All that death. The fact that Mia and Adam have a pretty racy sex scene on the page, and are implicitly sexually active off the page. I even made a couple of changes to one or […]

yes, virginia, there is a sequel

February 24th, 2010

I’ve been a liar. I have to get that out of the way first. Because for months—no, years now—people have been asking me if there’s a sequel to If I Stay and I have been saying various degrees of “I’m not sure,” when in fact, even before the book ever came out, I’d written a […]