When Life Gives You Boats…

…you should sing about them. Thank you, Adam Ezra Group, for making my day SO MUCH BETTER. See you at the Iota show on Monday! (Everyone’s joining me for my Last Hurrah Party, RIGHT?!?)

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New Enchanted Reviews

More bloggers share the love and their thoughts about Enchanted! “The story is simply magical and so much more than a typical romantic fairy tale.” —Luxury Reading “Enchantments abound in Enchanted: balls, magic both dark and light, true love, sorcery, and lyrical writing.” — Misfit Salon “Enchanted offers a new way to read some of your old favorites. Kontis…

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The Wonderland Alphabet (flip preview)

The sneakiest preview of The Wonderland Alphabet you’ll ever get! How cute is this book?!? Still working on getting a definite date when this will be out — I know Amazon has had a different release date every other day (now it says June 19th), but who trusts Amazon anymore? They don’t even have the proper cover image. I…

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The HMH Bankruptcy [UPDATE]

I have just spoken to my dear fairy godmother at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt–she reassured me that this restructuring is actually cause for celebration, and so I would like to pass this reassurance on to you, my friends & family. Things at this particular publisher have indeed been a mess ever since the Houghton Mifflin and Harcourt merger back in…

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Enters Bankruptcy Process

Yes, one of my publishers did just enter a Chapter 11 bankruptcy for about 3 billion dollars. You can read the New York Times article about it here. What I remember from working in publishing back in the day, back when Houghton Mifflin and Harcourt were two separate companies, is that their scholarly divisions (all those anthologies you had…

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Princess Mysteries

Are you ready, world? Today, Eleusinian Mysteries is unveiling another EXCLUSIVE YOUTUBE VIDEO of Princess Alethea, all dressed up and reading an excerpt from Enchanted. This one is a brief, sweet, painfully touching scene that takes place after Sunday thinks she’s lost the best friend she ever had, and the closest thing she’s ever felt to true love. But…

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Amazon Affiliate Links

Dear friends and family: If you order any of my books off Amazon, please use these links. As part of the Amazon Associates program, I get a (very small) kickback from advertising fees. I turn that $$ into Amazon Gift Cards, which I use to purchase more inventory to have on hand while I travel (in case the bookstores…

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Music Monday (Fairy Tale Edition)

Every Monday while I’m on book tour for Enchanted, I’m going to share a fun music video that features love, fairy tales, magic, or my inspirations. This week’s song is “Fairytale” by Sarah Bareilles. My dear friend Kit McCormick introduced this one to me a couple of years ago. As a Grimm Grrl, I love the lyrics. As a…

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35 Things You Didn’t Know About Alethea’s Mom

She posts as “Mom Kontis” in blog comments. Her favorite color is red. She loves the number 35. And so, for Mothers’ Day, I asked her to write for me 35 wonderful things about herself that the world didn’t know. It was hard for her to stop at 35. LOVE YOU, MOM! xox ***************************** 35 Things People Don’t (Might…

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