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After I told my students I was getting published, they badgered me with questions. And I vividly recall describing my book to them for the first time: “Think of The Hunger Games but throw it into the sky. A deadly competition where skyships must hunt giant sky serpents, and the ship with the most monster […]
Looking back, it seems ridiculous that I, an avid book lover and organiser extraordinaire, did not realise that being a librarian was the perfect job for me.
In my second verse novel, RUPTURED, thirteen-year-old Claire loves books and libraries.
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As a young reader, I loved getting advice from the mentors that appeared in fiction. I wanted to live in that kind of world where a mentor would arrive and dispense a piece of wisdom or a warning that would prove to be a key in unlocking the overcoming of my obstacles.
Two grieving girls, one full of secrets and a strange power, learn to appreciate both life and death in this sapphic gothic romance.
I’ve talked to students about Syria, revolution, freedom, graffiti and what it feels like to grow up between two cultures. The students are curious and smart. And the more they know about all our communities, the more power they will have to one day tackle our world’s problems.
From as early as I can remember, I’ve been the Second Favorite Daughter in my family. It’s hard to explain to those who aren’t second favorite children, but if you are one, you definitely know it.
A really powerful read full of heart and (after many other emotions) hope. Don't miss this one.
I found myself writing about characters, events, and experiences that I've never read in a novel or seen on a screen before.