BLOOD FEVER has been nominated for the National Readers' Choice Award!
Book three in my Watchers series has been nominated for best young adult book of 2012. ISLE OF NIGHT won last year--fingers crossed I can do it again! The winner will be announced on July 2013 at the Romance Writers of America Conference.
V is for Vegas...AGAIN!
I'm thrilled to be headed back to Las Vegas to attend the Vegas Valley Book Festival, October 30-November 2, 2013. I love my Vegas readers and am so excited to see them again! I'll be signing books and visiting some schools in the area. Come say hi!
I'm headed to Comic-Con!!
That's right...it's my dream come true: I'll be at Comic-Con San Diego in July 2013, doing a couple panels (TBD) and just generally wandering around wide-eyed, waving my nerd flag. Can't. Wait.
I won the National Readers' Choice Award!
ISLE OF NIGHT won best young adult book in the National Readers' Choice Awards!
August 19, 2012, 3 pm: San Francisco, CA, "Walkers, Watchers, Witches, Immortals and More: Four Authors in Conversation:" Join me, Kat Richardson, Carolyn Jewel, and Stacey Jay, signing our latest books and chatting about all things paranormal. I'm extra excited for this one as we'll be at one of my favorite bookstores ever, San Francisco's famous Borderlands Books. There will be swag and giveaways!
July 25, 2012, 5–8 pm: Anaheim, CA , "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing -- I'll be joining over 500 authors at a massive signing in the Anaheim Convention Center (next to the Anaheim Marriott). Proceeds benefit literacy.
July 15, 2012, 8-8:30pm ET, Writerspace Online Beach Party, Join me and your favorite authors--we'll be chatting and giving away tons of prizes! Kindles, autographed books, gift cards and more. You don't have to be present to win, but you must be registered. To register, and for details on all participating authors and prizes, visit http://www.writerspace.com/beach Note: The party goes till 11pm ET, but my chat is from 8-8:30pm ET.
July 13, 2012, 7 pm, Books Inc., 601 Van Ness (Opera Plaza), San Francisco, A Not Your Mother's Book Club Soiree . That's right, it's a PARTY! With tons of YA authors and readers. Can't. Wait.
June 5, 2012, 6-7:30 pm: New York, NY, BookExpo America , participating on a panel, "The Not-So-Secret Life of the American Teenager: Bridging the Gap between YA and Adult Fiction," South Court Auditorium, located in the Stephen A Schwarzman Building on Fifth Ave at 42nd Street. (New York Public Library).
May 2, 2012: Campbell, CA, Signing at the Pruneyard Barnes & Noble, hosted by the romance readers' group at 6:30 pm.
April 13, 2012: Chicago, IL, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). I'll be participating on a panel on Friday, and it's a dream come true even to be listed on the same page as so many of my favorites!
April 11-15, 2012: Chicago, IL , Romantic Times Booklovers Convention -- I'll be signing my adult and young adult new releases, participating in Saturday's teen day, and just generally having a ball. Check out the RT web site for more info.
March 6, 2012: V-is-for-Vegas! Visiting Robert O. Gibson Middle School, hosted by Barnes & Noble in Las Vegas, NV.
March 3, 2012: Antioch, CA, Together with Monica McCarty and Vanessa Kier, presenting "World-building--It's Not Just for Paranormals: Developing Skills to Carry You Cross-Genre." At the Black Diamond chapter of the Romance Writers of America.
FIGMENT.COM: Isle of Night is being featured on Figment! You can read an excerpt from the book here, and leave a message for me here. Join Figment on Facebook to take an Isle of Night themed poll, and follow @IsleofNight on Twitter to take part in an epic literary battle on 9/15. Visit Figment's blog between 9/13 and 9/17 for a new blog post from me daily, as well as an exclusive Q&A. And sign up to join Figment - that way, you can submit your own original fiction to our Isle of Night contests, launching on 9/13!
ISLE OF NIGHT BLOG TOUR - 2011
Now through September 12: I'm at Vampire Book Club discussing the "Twelve Things You'll Need to Fight with (or against) Vampires." Stop by and you could win a copy of ISLE OF NIGHT!
Until September 7: Giveaway at Dark Faerie Tales.
Begininning in September: Amazon.com One-on-One with Rachel Caine.
September 1: Q & A and giveaway at Books By Their Cover.
September 2: Blogging on the horrors of those teen years at Grasping for the Wind.
September 3: Giveaway at Readaholic.
September 4: Giveaway at Michelle's Book Blog.
September 5: Q & A and giveaway at All Things Urban Fantasy.
September 6: Blogging about inspirations and influences, plus a giveaway at The Book Smugglers.
September 8: Q & A and giveaway at Rex Robot Reviews.
September 9: Giveaway at Irish Banana Review.
September 9: Q & A and giveaway at That's What I'm Talking About...
September 10: Giveaway at Fantasy & SciFi Lovin' News & Reviews.
September 10: Giveaway at Dreaming in Books.
September 11: Blogging and giveaway at Read All Over Reviews.
September 12: RT Book Reviews Young Adult Spotlight.
September 12: Q & A and giveaway at The Romance Studio.
September 13: Q & A and giveaway at Novel Novice.
September 14: Q & A and giveaway at Bitten By Books.
September 14: Blogging with the Pens Fatales.
September 15: Q & A and giveaway at Smexy Books.
September 16: Q & A and giveaway at The Story Siren.
V IS FOR VEGAS
November 5, 2011: I'll be attending the Vegas Valley Book Festival, participating in a Young Adult book panel and signing books, too!