21 8 / 2014

"There’s a difference between really loving someone and loving the idea of her."

21 8 / 2014

"Officially she was there to liaise with me on the case, but really she was there for the wide-screen TV, takeaways and the unresolved sexual tension."

21 8 / 2014

"As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once."

20 8 / 2014

"

Someone once wrote that a novel should deliver a series of small astonishments. I get the same thing spending an hour with you.

Also, here is a green toothbrush tied in a ribbon. It expresses my feelings inadequately.

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20 8 / 2014

Look at that beautiness! Click through to read author Susan Adrian’s reaction.

20 8 / 2014

penguinteen:

Part One of Maureen Johnson’s Shades of London novella, “The Boy in the Smoke”, is up on Wattpad now! Wherever you live, you can start reading it NOW, for FREE! 


You’re gonna love this peek into Stephen’s backstory.

penguinteen:

Part One of Maureen Johnson’s Shades of London novella, “The Boy in the Smoke”, is up on Wattpad now! Wherever you live, you can start reading it NOW, for FREE! 

You’re gonna love this peek into Stephen’s backstory.

(via fishingboatproceeds)

19 8 / 2014

naturallysteph:

Anna and Étienne, Cricket and Lola, Isla and Josh by aaliyamj.

Awesome Stephanie Perkins fan art!

18 8 / 2014

Starting TODAY!!!!

maureenjohnsonbooks:

HELLO.

Many of you have asked me, "Maureen, what is going on with The Boy in the Smoke?" And I have puffed on my cigar and looked at you enigmatically before spinning in my chair. Because I could not tell you, even though I knew.

Now I can tell you. And I shall.

*spins in chair for a…

14 8 / 2014

maggie-stiefvater:

1. People overthink queries. Okay, so they are the only thing that an agent or editor might ever see of your work. So they have to embody everything about your personality and your books personality in a single page. So you will get absolutely nowhere if your queries suck, no matter if you’ve…

Maggie sums up the query advice I basically give in my presentations to authors. Workshops, please still invite me places, ok?

13 8 / 2014

naturallysteph:

There’s still time for these fabulous stickers to be yours!
Isla and the Happily Ever After will be released this Thursday, August 14th, but if you pre-order it now from ONE OF THESE 50+ INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES, you’ll receive a signed copy, these free stickers, free buttons, and maybe even a cool tote bag. 
Yes, you can pre-order internationally.
And the first five chapters are available to read right now!

naturallysteph:

There’s still time for these fabulous stickers to be yours!

Isla and the Happily Ever After will be released this Thursday, August 14th, but if you pre-order it now from ONE OF THESE 50+ INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES, you’ll receive a signed copy, these free stickers, free buttons, and maybe even a cool tote bag. 

Yes, you can pre-order internationally.

And the first five chapters are available to read right now!