News & Links
Gemini has been popping up on a few reading lists, and I’m so grateful! A big thanks to all these sites:
- Kirkus Reviews named Gemini one of its Best Books of 2016.
- Gemini is one of YALSA’s Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers.
- Teen Vogue listed Gemini as one of its 7 Books to Read in July 2016.
- BN Teen Blog named Gemini one of its most anticipated debuts of the second half of 2016 and also a most anticipated July YA book.
- Bustle included Gemini in its YA Summer Reading Guide and its Best YA Books of July 2016.
- Goodreads called Gemini one of the Best YA Books of the Month for July 2016.
- Bookish included Gemini in this YA Contemporary Summer Preview.
- YA Interrobang listed Gemini in its “What Should I Read This Year?” guide to 2016 YA debuts.
I had the honor of being interviewed by Alex Heimbach for Kirkus:
And I’ve also gotten to talk with a few bloggers:
- Christy Jane at Tales of the Ravenous Reader had some great questions – and this one’s on video!
- I talked with Cynthia Leitich Smith at Cynsations about mindset and voice.
- I loved chatting with Emily at Emily Reads Everything as part of the 2016 Debut Author Bash.
- Shannon at It Starts at Midnight had great questions for me as part of the Meet the Newbies event.
- I talked with YA Reads about theme songs, favorite scenes, and more.
- Princessica of Books had questions ranging from alternate titles to book recommendations.
A few other fun links:
- Clara’s stargazing mix on Spotify
- Hailey’s wanderlust mix on Spotify
- Tales of the Ravenous Reader featured an event recap from the Gemini book launch.
- Author Heidi Heilig created a fabulous Halloween costume based on Gemini’s cover.
- The cover for Gemini was revealed on October 12, 2015, on Pop! Goes the Reader.
- Publishers Weekly announced on January 5, 2015, that Simon & Schuster would publish Gemini.
I’m proud to be a member of the Sweet Sixteens and Sixteen to Read, two wonderful groups of young adult and middle grade authors debuting in 2016.