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The Stone Girl – Coming August 28, 2012

With all the winter coats and Christmas trees, August – and The Stone Girl ’s on sale date – certainly seems far away, but I couldn’t let that stop me from sharing the book’s cover. I hope it’ll whet your appetites for the book to come! Sethie Weiss is hungry, a mean, angry kind of hunger that feels like a piece of glass in her belly. She’s managed to get down to 111 pounds and knows that with a little more hard work—a few more meals skipped, a few more snacks vomited away—she can force the number on the scale even lower. She will work on her body the same way she worked to get her perfect grades, to finish her college applications early, to get her first kiss from Shaw, the boy she loves, the boy who isn’t quite her boyfriend. Sethie will not allow herself one slip, not one bad day, not one break in concentration. Her body is there for her to work on when everything and everyone else—her best friend, her schoolwork, and Shaw—are gone. From critically acclaimed writer Alyssa B. Shei

The Lucky Kind: On Sale May 10th!

May 10th is just around the corner and, with it, the on sale date of my second novel, The Lucky Kind . For those of you in the New York area, I wanted to share all the details for my upcoming events at Style.Licious – up in my old neighborhood, the Upper East Side – and in Brooklyn at Book Court. I’m also participating in a Teen Author Reading Night on June 1st, with a bevy of amazing authors (including my sister, Courtney Sheinmel). And, thanks to the wonderful ladies at The Teen Book Scene, you can follow my blog tour, starting May 1 at . The full tour schedule is below as well. I will also be visiting on Monday, May 9-Friday, May 13, to answer any and all of your questions! Hope to see you – and hear from you – soon! Alyssa’s Event Details Thursday, May 19, 2011 Style.Licious 1418 Second Ave. (at 74th Street) New York, NY 10021 4pm-6pm Saturday, May 14, 2011 Book Court 163 Court Street Brooklyn, New York 11201 6pm Wednesday, J

2011 Teen Author Festival March 14-20!

The 2011 Teen Author Festival is upon us! You can find the full schedule here , and below is the list of events in which I’m participating, along with many amazing authors. Hope to see you there! Teen Author Symposium Saturday, March 19th 1pm-5:30pm South Court, New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street 2:00 – 2:45: The Ties That Bind, Part Two: Family Bonds Melissa Kantor Melina Marchetta Alyssa Sheinmel Natalie Standiford Danette Vigilante Book Signing Sunday March 20th, 1pm-4pm Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street (between 5th and 6th) Author Signing 1-1:45pm Lizabeth Zindel (A Girl, A Ghost, and the Hollywood Hills, Penguin) Maryrose Wood (The Hidden Gallery, Harper) Suzanne Weyn (Empty, Scholastic) Danette Vigilante (The Trouble with Half a Moon, Penguin) Maggie Stiefvater (Linger, Scholastic) Natalie Standiford (Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters, Scholastic) Mark Shulman (Scrawl, Roaring Brook) Alyssa Sheinmel (The Beautiful Between, RH) Kieran Scott (She’s So Dead t