Author Archives: Sara

Paperback Writer!

Harbinger is out in paperback!! Why don’t you play some music and dance around with me to celebrate?!?!!   The new edition is beautiful! Full of fun review blurbs from Booklist and School Library Journal. And complete with a brand-new, awesome tagline! Ready? Your worst nightmare doesn’t even come close to her reality. I love [...]

Doubt and Defiance

Doubt has been my constant companion as of late. It creeps in when I’m falling asleep at night, tucking me in with terrifying words of “What if?” It wakes me up in the morning, laying troubling questions out on the bed for me, like a new outfit for me to wear that day. “Look what [...]

Return to Oz!

When I was in high school, I worked at Kids Ink Bookstore in Indianapolis. I loved being surrounded by words. Loved listening to authors as they chatted and signed books. Loved devouring the new ARCs as they came into the store. Occasionally, I also dressed up like “visiting” picture book characters. Oh yes. That was [...]

Good Reading Means Good Writing

Sometimes when I’m writing, it’s hard to make room in my brain for other people’s stories. But in anticipation of Kristin Cashore’s new book Bitterblue, I decided to reread Graceling. I loved Graceling the first time around, and it was just as good the second time. I sank into the story with a satisfied sigh, [...]

Haiku Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

   Wished I could stay here… Snorting laughter through my tears. Grieving, Savoring.

Gallerymania!

Last week, I took down the Harbinger Gallery show at The Hive. It was a little sad to dismantle such a beautiful collection of art, but it was fun to see it all together one last time.   As most of you know (since I’ve been talking about it non-stop for four months!), twenty-five wonderful [...]

Harbinger Extra: Patricia Cantor, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. During the month of March, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery [...]

LA Teen Authors Reading Night: Thursday, March 22nd, Central Library

A few weeks ago, someone tweeted that they’d just put Harbinger on hold at their local library and they were #5 on the waiting list. I literally squeeeeeeeeed. I mean, my book has a waiting list at the library!! Woohoo! Growing up, I got almost all my books from the library. So the idea of [...]

Harbinger Extra: Monkmus, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. During the month of March, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery [...]

Harbinger Extra: Kelice Penney, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. During the month of March, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery [...]

Harbinger Extra: Tony Etienne, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Extra: Dave Fass, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Extra: J.H. Everett, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Passion and Prose!

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, it seemed like a good time to talk about one of the big words in YA books, ROMANCE. Romance has always been a integral part of teen books…Judy Blume, Sweet Valley High…but with the advent of Twilight’s Team Edward and Team Jacob, things have gotten really hot. So to speak. When [...]

Harbinger Extra: Karyn Raz, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Extra: Andrea Offermann, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Extra: Mary Peterson, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Reveal: Mary Etienne, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Extra: Angela Matteson, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]

Harbinger Extra: Israel Sanchez, Interview with the Artist

Follow the Path! 25 incredible illustrators and artists have picked their favorite scenes and characters from HARBINGER to give you a taste of Faye’s world. Each week, in the gallery at the Holbrook Academy website, a new illustration will unlock. On March 3rd, all twenty-five illustrations will be shown at the Hive Gallery in downtown [...]