Mar 12, 2013
Adaptation is a Lambda Award finalist, and more!
Lambda Literary Awards
Last week I was thrilled to learn that Adaptation is a finalist for the 2013 Lambda Book Award in the Children’s/LGBT category. Thank you so much to the Lambda Literary Foundation for recognizing my book! This is my third novel and my third time being a Lambda finalist, so I could make some kind of joke about third time’s the charm, but Adaptation is in such great company that frankly I want someone else to win. You can all guess who by going here to see all the finalists in the Children’s/LGBT category. And check out the entire list of Lambda Awards finalists here.
This week I learned that Adaptation has been selected to compete in DABWAHA, the annual Dear Author Bitchery Writing Award for Hella Good Authors organized by Dear Author and Smart Bitches Trashy Books. I thought this was my second time in DABWAHA but actually, it is also my third time! The interesting thing is, Ash and Huntress were both in the YA category, but this year, Adaptation is competing in the Novel with Romantic Elements/Crossover category, which includes both adult and YA novels. (Also it includes Libba Bray and Laini Taylor so yet again I anticipate losing!) The tournament begins March 17.
Signed Books in the LA Area
Last weekend I went to Los Angeles for a wonderful SCBWI-LA conference on diversity (I’ll have pics later) and I also did an event at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach and met some awesome readers. What does that mean for you? If you’re in the LA area and want a signed book, they are in your geographic vicinity! You can get signed copies of Adaptation at:
Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach
2810 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Blvd.
La Canada, CA 91011
Please support your local independent booksellers!
Live at the Lounge
Last but not least, remember last fall I did a live video chat at Live at the Lounge? Well, I’m back! On March 23 I’ll be at Live at the Lounge chatting with author Karen Healey about her new book When We Wake, as well as Adaptation.
And … we’ll be giving away an ARC of Inheritance. So mark your calendars for March 23, 2013 at 12 p.m. Pacific. You can be lounging around having brunch while you tune in. It’ll be great!