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Introducing The Happy Writer Podcast!

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Hey readers! Exciting news: I’ve started a podcast! It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, and this season of COVID-19 felt like the right time to give it a shot. In The Happy Writer Podcast, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Lunar Ever After – Tour, *NEW* Paperback Covers, Sweepstakes and More!

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In case you missed the Cyborg Monday celebration over on Instagram (where I spend a lot of my social media time these days) there is so much news to share! First up–and I couldn’t be more excited!–are the brand new … Continue reading

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Marissa’s 2018 Reading List

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It’s time for my annual books list post! I did not hit my goal of reading 100 books last year, but at a grand total of 72 books read, I did at least surpass the 68 that I read in … Continue reading

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My 2017 Reading List

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Happy New Year!! This post is an annual tradition, where I look back over all the books I read and what was holding my attention over the past twelve months. I must say, looking back over my 2017 reading list … Continue reading

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The Remann Hall Book Club

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Last month I had the honor of speaking to some of the residents at a local juvenile detention center – Remann Hall – thanks to the Remann Hall Book Club. It was an extraordinary experience, not only to meet the teens, … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL! Lintang and the Forbidden Island by Tamara Moss

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I am SOOOO honored today to be hosting a COVER REVEAL! I don’t do many cover reveals here on this blog, but this is a book (and series, and author) who are all near and dear to my heart.   … Continue reading

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Because You Love To Hate Me – On Sale Now!

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On Sale Now! BECAUSE YOU LOVE TO HATE ME: 13 TALES OF VILLAINY   Leave it to the heroes to save the world–villains just want to rule the world. In this unique YA anthology, thirteen acclaimed, bestselling authors team up … Continue reading

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Cover Reveals: WIRES & NERVE 2 + RENEGADES!!!

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AAAAH! This past week has been INTENSE with awesome things happening.   First, we revealed the completely kickass cover for Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: Gone Rogue over at the The Mary Sue: Release date: January 2018 . . . . . … Continue reading

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The Reading Without Walls Challenge

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If you haven’t heard the news yet, there is a fun new reading challenge kicking off this month, with the phenomenal Gene Luen Yang (one of my personal author/illustrator idols) leading the charge.   The Reading Without Walls Challenge   … Continue reading

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Marissa’s 2016 Reading List

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As per blog tradition, it’s my annual Reading List post!   Despite feeling like I never have time to read these days, I’m quite proud of myself for having crossed a grand total of 64 books off the TBR list … Continue reading

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