{Here I am on Twitter}
  • @emikatj Thank you!
    December 21, 2014 5:57 am
  • It's been fun hearing from people reading Landline this week -- because the book actually takes place this week.
    December 21, 2014 5:54 am
  • @Eshults11 ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ•
    December 21, 2014 5:13 am
  • Me: "I think I've gained weight." Kai: "Over the course of your life? You have! You started out as ONE CELL."
    December 21, 2014 4:59 am
  • RT @noahWG: When did it become controversial to believe that both NYPD officers AND unarmed black NYC residents don't deserve to die?
    December 21, 2014 4:52 am
  • @BisHilarious ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    December 21, 2014 4:51 am
  • @EmmyS143 that's so cool!
    December 21, 2014 4:49 am
  • @MrsFridayNext Pretty sure you're playing Marry, marry, marry.
    December 21, 2014 2:48 am
  • @knottyyarn http://t.co/kxjlyXrpEf
    December 21, 2014 2:15 am
  • @knottyyarn That is the cutest thing you've ever said ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ•
    December 21, 2014 2:09 am

Eleanor, Side A — an “Eleanor & Park” playlist

Posted on December 25th, 2012

This is the first of FOUR posts about music and “Eleanor & Park.” Excessive, I know, but I can’t help it . . . When I start a new book, I start a new playlist, too, and I work on them concurrently. With “Eleanor & Park,” the playlists took the shape of mixed tapes for each character. So I ended up with four playlists — two mixed tapes with two sides each.

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Behold! The “FANGIRL” cover! Is it not GLORIOUS?

Posted on December 18th, 2012

Presenting the cover of “FANGIRL,” my third book, which comes out in fall 2013. When I first saw the concept for this cover, I SHOUTED OUT LOUD. Actually … it was more of a squeal. A shouted-out-loud squeal. Click through to see the cover in its glorious entirety — and to hear me fangirl all over Noelle Stevenson, the illustrator.

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Why aren’t we talking about narwhals?

Posted on November 15th, 2012

In which I carefully investigate the existence of narwhals. And steal adorable narwhal illustrations from Kai’s sketchbook. And wonder what other magic the universe is keeping from me. BRING OUT YOUR MIRACLES.

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MERRY OCTOBER!

Posted on October 1st, 2012

October. My favorite month. Which, by the way, has only half begun.

Some find it melancholy. โ€œOctober,โ€ Bono sings, โ€œand the trees are stripped bare.โ€

Not I. Thereโ€™s a chill in the air that lifts my heart and makes my hair stand on end. Every moment feels meant for me. In October, Iโ€™m the star of my own movieโ€”I hear the soundtrack in my head (right now, itโ€™s โ€œSuite: Judy Blue Eyesโ€)โ€”and I have faith in my own rising action.

I was born in February, but I come alive in October.

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