It's the new buzzword, unlikeable female character... funny how that came right on the heels of strong female characters, huh? I was recently a guest on the podcast Unlikeable Female Characters, with all my thoughts. Thanks to hosts Kristen Lepionka, Layne Fargo, and Wendy Heard for the great conversation! https://open.spotify.com/episode/3yhBPOhbwFwEvf9HNOpaZs
I'm throwing back today, reposting from Dec. 8 of 2014... and the novel I'm talking about is The Female of the Species. The complete re-haul that I ended up doing resulted in this becoming my bestselling title, seeing publication 15 years after I had initially written it. I'm sharing this now because it's a story … Continue reading Mining The #BadFirstNovel & Acknowledging My Failure
So you've got a friend that loves my books... but they already have all of them? No worries! Below, find great ideas for fans of any one of my books. And, if you happen to spot a title that they don't have shoot me an email and I'll let you know how to get signed, … Continue reading Gift Ideas for Fans of… Mindy McGinnis
I'm rolling into the beginning of October excited about the upcoming release of THIS DARKNESS MINE! If you want a taste of how I do thrillers, try out THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES for $1.99!2017 Tayshas List Selection * YALSA Top 10 Best YA Fiction of 2017 * School Libray Journal Best of 2016 * … Continue reading $1.99 E-Book Deal – THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
Need to load up your e-reader? I've got you covered.THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES is a Kindle Daily Deal for $1.99! Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it.Three years ago, when her older sister, Anna, was murdered and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best—the … Continue reading Great Deals On My E-Books This Weekend!
Finally! Today THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES hits the shelves, a book whose first draft I wrote over 15 years ago. Buy links are below!First of all, I want to say that everyone always asks me what a release day is like for the author. It's utterly fascinating, I have to tell you. I'm sitting … Continue reading THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES Release Day!
Thank you to Hypable for hosting THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES book trailer today! Head over there to read my interview about rape culture, this book, and how I hope it can help.
A quick announcement on a Tuesday -THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES has been named a Buzz Book for the Fall / Winter 2016 season by Publisher's Weekly. You can read an excerpt from my book, as well as 19 others for free!
It's time!I'm very proud to share with you the cover reveal for a book of firsts for me - my first contemporary, my first attempt at writing a male main character, and my first book with multiple POV's. Check out the cover below and then head over to Epic Reads to read the first four … Continue reading Cover Reveal For THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES & Excerpt!
If you follow me on Twitter and Facebook you know that last week I signed a two book deal with Putnam for GIVEN TO THE SEA, the first of an epic, multiple POV, fantasy series set on an island of rising tides, where tribes battle for resources, unexpected alliances are forged, and love bends to the … Continue reading Announcing My New Book Deal!