AlphaOops in Martha Stewart’s LIVING

from Martha Stewart’s LIVING, October 2011 issue. “State of Play” p. 143 “In Nora and Hugo Kohnhorst’s room, their dad built a shelving unit based on a Martha Stewart project. The forward-facing covers make it easy for kids to find what they’re looking for and create an ever-changing wall of artwork.” Can YOU find AlphaOops?  

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Life, Art, and Contrarywise

(I wrote this on Friday, but wasn’t able to post it until today–AK) I finished reading Jude Deveraux‘s Heartwishes this afternoon. It was the very definition of a treat. Jude Deveraux is one of my favorite authors of all time, and when I saw her book on the New Arrivals table, I snapped it up. Her Knight in Shining…

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Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir

My new Intergalactic Medicine Show reviews are up! Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs EAN: 1594744769 “I slammed out of the Priest Hole and started walking, heading nowhere in particular. Sometimes you just need to go through a door.” -Jacob Portman I almost feel bad writing a review of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,…

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Baltimore Book Festival

Leanna Renee Hieber and I will be teaming up with our fellow SFWA authors and participating in the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday, September 24th. The festival is located on Charles Street in Baltimore, which will be closed to traffic for the festivities. Click here for driving directions. Click here for a list of all the fantastic presenting authors!…

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The ENCHANTED Cover Revealed!

A lovely bookseller from Canada known on the intarwebs as Mocha Latte was the first to reveal this cover–the best thing about being scooped is that now I can’t get in trouble from my publisher for leaking Top Secret info. Please comment, share, and love on this cover as much as possible. That’s where the magic comes from! And…

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A Hellaciously Long Dragon*Con Post

There are those days in our lives that we consider our Best Days. I’m not sure I could pick out one as The Best Day Ever, but there are certainly ones I will never forget: my high school graduation, Orson Scoot Card’s Boot Camp, selling my first book, really kissing Joe for the first time. The Saturday of Dragon*Con…

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Dragon*Con 2011 Pictures

Yes, the camera got washed with the Fairy Godboyfriend’s kilt, so it’s a good thing that I took a ton of pictures with my phone this trip. There are quite a few decent photos, especially of the fabulous costumes at the Harry Potter Yule Ball. It was an ABSOLUTELY AMAZING TIME. Possibly the best Dragon*Con ever. But then, I…

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