Posted on Nov 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | 18 Comments

Dear readers, I’m beyond excited that I can finally shout it from the rooftops: I’M WRITING A SEQUEL TO THE LONELY HEARTS CLUBS!!! It was announced today in Publishers Weekly Children’s Bookshelf: David Levithan at Scholastic has purchased North American rights to Elizabeth Eulberg’s We Can Work It Out, a sequel to The Lonely Hearts Club. In addition, Eulberg […]


Posted on Aug 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 22 Comments

Hello all! I’m beyond excited to share with you the awesome cover for BETTER OFF FRIENDS* (coming February 25, 2014 – mark your calendars!). AND! Here’s the description of the book (from Point/Scholastic): For Macallan and Levi, it was friends at first sight. Everyone says guys and girls can’t be just friends, but these two […]

My 2013 reads so far!

Posted on Jul 17, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Hello everybody! My apologies for being MIA on my blog. That usually means that I’m busy traveling or writing. I hope people will be happy to learn that it’s the latter. I’ve been busy working on two different books (that’s in addition to Better Off Friends which is coming in March 2014). One of the […]

Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality e-cards!

Posted on Apr 7, 2013 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Hello readers! I hope your spring is starting off on a shiny new track. I’ve been a bit under the weather since I got back from my vacation in Paris and London, but hey, I got to go to Paris and London so no complaints here! As you may have seen on Twitter and Facebook, […]

The EPIC Great Personality post!

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

When I sat down to write Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality, I wanted to “take back” the “great personality” label. While on the surface it’s a compliment, it has gotten a reputation of being code for a girl who is “fat and ugly,” because if the first thing you mention about someone […]

February 28th is #GreatPersonality Day!

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Hello all! Mark your calendars! To celebrate the release of Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality, This is Teen, Girls’ Life, and I are declaring Thursday, February 28th #GreatPersonality Day on Twitter! What does this mean? All day long on Thursday, I’ll be posting (along with some author friends) thoughts on having a […]

Win Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality!

Posted on Feb 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | 37 Comments

Hello all! Here’s the blog giveaway for Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality. PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE RULES BELOW BEFORE POSTING. Thanks! I’m giving away one signed, personalized copy of the book this weekend right here on my blog! It’s very simple, just post a comment below. But if you’d like […]

Attention Spanish readers!!

Posted on Feb 2, 2013 in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Dear Spanish readers, first: YOU ROCK! Second: I’m so sorry this isn’t in Spanish. My spanish speaking skills aren’t the best, so hopefully you’ll either be able to understand this or use an online translator. I’ll make it short and simple! I’ve gotten lots of questions about when Take a Bow will be in your […]

Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality Giveaway Extravaganza!!

Posted on Feb 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Guess what’s coming out in a few short weeks? Did you guess Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality? Then you’re not only smart, but awesome! To get ready for the release, I’m going to be doing a giveaway EVERY weekend in February (and I’ll sign it). Yep. And that’s not all! The last […]

Guest post: Abby McDonald’s #GettingOver Playlist plus GIVEAWAY!

Posted on Jan 3, 2013 in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

Hello all! In honor of the paperback release of Getting Over Garrett Delaney, the fabulous Abby McDonald has shared her #GettingOver playlist. As someone who counts K. Clark’s “Since U Been Gone” as her go-to-jam, I love a good break-up song (see my list over on Abby’s blog). Take it away, Abby! A great playlist […]