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A Danger to Herself and Others: On Sale February 5th, 2019

My new novel, A Danger to Herself and Others, publishes on Tuesday, February 5th!

Want to learn more about the book?Read the first two chapters here and follow the Bookstagram tour hosted by TLC Book Tours—starting Monday, February 4th!

In the New York area?Join me—along with my pal Danielle Rollins—at Powerhouse Arena on February 7th as we discuss our new books.
Launch Event Details Thursday, February 7, 2019 Powerhouse Arena 28 Adams St Brooklyn, New York 11201 7pm
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R.I.P. Eliza Hart: On Sale November 28th!

November 28th is just around the corner and with it, the on sale date of my new novel, R.I.P. Eliza Hart! Want to learn more about the novel?  Please check out my blog tour—starting Monday, November 20, 2017 at The Cover Contessa . (Schedule below!)
And, for those of you in the New York area, I’ll be reading from R.I.P. Eliza Hart at next month's Teen Author Reading Night, along with a bevy of amazing authors (details below as well).
R.I.P. Eliza Hart Blog Tour November 20, 2017: The Cover Contessa—Interview November 21, 2017: Hauntedbybooks13—Spotlight November 22, 2017: A Gingerly Review—Excerpt November 23, 2017: Here's to Happy Endings—Review November 24, 2017: BookHounds YA—Interview November 27, 2017: Bibliobakes—Review November 28, 2017: Savings in Seconds—Review November 29, 2017: Book-Keeping—Review November 30, 2017: Books at Dawn—Excerpt December 1, 2017: Owl always be reading—Review Teen Author Reading Night December 6, 2017 Jefferson Market Branch of NYPL Sixth Aven…

2016 NYC Teen Author Festival March 13-20!

The annual New York City Teen Author Festival is almost here!I’m so excited to be participating in a panel with a group of amazing authors on March 19th at the New York Public Library– details below! Check out the full schedule of events here.
Teen Author Symposium Saturday, March 19th 1pm-5pm
Bartos Forum, New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
1:10-1:40 – What Can YA Do About It? A discussion of how YA literature (and literature in general) can help social change, and the role this plays in works across a variety of genres. Featuring: Michael Buckley
Donna Freitas
IW Gregorio
Brendan Kiely
Daniel José Older
Marie Rutkoski
Scott Westerfeld Moderator: David Levithan
1:40-2:30 – The Secret YA Lives of Historical Figures In the spirit of Hamilton, let’s look at different historical figures through a YA lens. Featuring: David Arnold
Sharon Cameron
Heather Demetrios
Jeff Hirsch
AR Kahler
Emmy Laybourne
Hannah Moskowitz
Melissa Walker
Sandra Waugh
2:30-3:10 – Relationships are Hard …

YA Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! In this post, you’ll find exclusive content from YA Scavenger hunt author Lyn Miller-Lachmann, along with a clue for Red Team. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize—one lucky winner will receive a book from each author on the hunt in my team!(Including a copy of my new book, Faceless!) But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours! Visit theYA Scavenger Huntpage for all the details about the hunt including a information about all of the participating authors and the full list of prizes. There are SIX contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of the RED TEAM—but there is also a blue team, a gold team, a green team, an orange team, a teal team, a purple team, and a pink team!The prize for each time is a different set of books. THE PUZZLE Directions: Below, you'll notice that I've listed my favorite number. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors o…

Faceless: On Sale September 29th!

September 29th is just around the corner and with it, the on sale date of my new novel, Faceless!

For those of you in the New York area, I wanted to share all the details for my upcoming events at BookCourt and McNally Jackson – with my sister, Courtney Sheinmel, who will be talking about her new book, Edgewater!(Learn more about Edgewaterhere.)I’m also participating in a Teen Author Reading Night in November, with a bevy of amazing authors.

And, thanks to the wonderful team at RockStar Book Tours, you can follow my blog tour, starting Monday, September 21, 2015 at Bookhounds YA.The full tour schedule is below as well.

Hope to see you soon!

Event Details Sunday October 4, 2015 Book Court 163 Court St
Brooklyn, New York 11201 4pm Tuesday, October 27, 2015 McNally Jackson 52 Prince St New York, NY 10012 7pm November 4, 2015 Teen Author Reading Night Jefferson Market Branch of NYPL Sixth Avenue and 10th Street 6pm-7:30pm Featured Authors: Alexandra Bullen, Young Widows Club Amy Ewing, The Whi…

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl: On Sale March 24!

I am so excited to be the co-author of a creepy and spine-tingling new YA series called The Haunting of Sunshine Girl!Of the first book in the series, bestselling author R.L. Stine said, “I was on the edge of my seat from the very first page,” and horror icon Wes Craven wrote, “Things that go bump in the night are afraid to read this book… Read it if you dare, but don't say I didn't warn you.”Kirkus Reviews called the novel “Suspenseful, exciting and endlessly entertaining.”
My co-author Paige McKenzie – Sunshine herself! – will be traveling to bookstores across the country to talk about the series.Maybe she’s coming to your town!Take a look at the list of events below.

Portland, OR Tuesday, March 24th, 7pm: Launch event at Annie Bloom’s Books 
Portland, OR Wednesday, March 25th, 7pm: Powell’s Cedar Hills
Seattle, WA Friday, March 27th, 7pm: University Bookstore
New York, NY Tuesday, March 31st, 6pm: 3/31: Barnes & Noble Tribeca
Waterford, CT Thursday, April 2nd, 7pm: Books-…

Author/Illustrator Blog Tour

Thanks to the wonderful Jacqueline Green, author of the Truth or Dare series, and my YA Fangirling compatriot for saying “Tag – you’re it!” to me for this author/illustrator blog tour.

Without further ado, here are my answers:

What am I currently working on?
I actually have several works-in-progress at the moment, but today in particular, I’m working on a revision of a book I’m particularly excited about called Faceless, which will publish next fall.Faceless is the story of a girl named Maisie Winters who is in a terrible accident – as a result of which, she needs a face transplant.Researching this book has been fascinating.Fewer than 30 face transplants have ever been performed (most of them partial), and there are only a handful of hospitals in the country that are equipped to do them at all.And as interesting and almost out of this world as the science behind this story is, I still feel like it’s relatable somehow – because it’s also just the story of a girl trying to figure out w…