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FIFTY FIRST TIMES: A New Adult Anthology

From Today's Deals Listing on Publisher's Marketplace!Julie Cross's FIFTY FIRST TIMES: A NEW ADULT ANTHOLOGY, in which 19 favorite and bestselling authors, including J. Lynn, Carrie Ryan, and Sophie Jordan write fictional stories about their characters' first time, to Tessa Woodward at Avon Impulse, for publication in December 2013, by Nicole Resciniti at The Seymour [...]

FIFTY FIRST TIMES: A New Adult Anthology2018-02-19T13:57:51+00:00

Dear Teen Me Guest Post

My second letter to my teenage self is up on the Dear Teen Me blog today, head over there and check it out along with many of the other awesome letters by your favorite authors!Later,Julie

Dear Teen Me Guest Post2018-02-19T13:57:56+00:00

Tempest Uncensored Material 16+ ONLY

Okay, so I'm totally not posting this here on my blog. You'll have to travel to the original site to read the super steamy, for the older readers only excerpt. Also, it's not like edited or anything so...you get what you get.GO HERE TO READthanks,JulieP.S. Is anyone brave enough to admit that they went and [...]

Tempest Uncensored Material 16+ ONLY2018-02-19T13:57:56+00:00

Secret Deleted Scene from Tempest/Vortex

This scene was originally published hereAn exclusive deleted scene from Tempest that was removed but referenced in the 2nd to last chapter. A few readers have asked me about the "picture of Jackson and Holly on the beach" that Jackson looks at just before calling Holly and saying his final goodbye to her.In Tempest, it [...]

Secret Deleted Scene from Tempest/Vortex2018-02-19T13:57:56+00:00

teamTEENauthor December: Break Ups

I'm a little late with the group post this month and honestly, though the topic is one that I'm so compelled to re-explore, I got really blocked when I tried to form an actual post for you guys. Maybe my expectations for myself were too high or maybe it really had been too long since [...]

teamTEENauthor December: Break Ups2018-02-19T13:57:58+00:00

The Great YA Self-Pubbed Search: Review #1

I promised in this blog post to search for a good self-published YA book and here’s the first of my recent reads…if I didn’t include a title then there’s a really good reason for that. I’m not out to ruin anyone’s career and I sure as heck don’t think my opinion is a reflection of [...]

The Great YA Self-Pubbed Search: Review #12018-02-19T13:57:58+00:00

teamTEENauthor November Theme: So You Wanna Be A Writer?

First off, congrats to the winners of last month's contest. You either have been contacted via email or will be soon.For this month, we're all talking about you (yes, you random teen reader/writer) and your secret (or not so secret) ambition to become a writer. Many, many months ago, I was asked to prepare a [...]

teamTEENauthor November Theme: So You Wanna Be A Writer?2018-02-19T13:58:01+00:00

TeamTEENAuthor Review: Innocent Darkness by Suzanne LaZear

It's time for another TeamTEENAuthor feature! This time for Innocent Darkness by Suzanne LaZear, which came out August 8 from Flux Books!I just love the cover for Innocent Darkness -- One of my favorites for sure! Here's a bit about Innocent Darkness (via Goodreads):Wish. Love. Desire. Live.Sixteen-year-old Noli Braddock's hoyden ways land her in an abusive [...]

TeamTEENAuthor Review: Innocent Darkness by Suzanne LaZear2018-02-19T13:58:02+00:00

TeamTEENAuthor Review: Blind Spot by Laura Ellen

It is time for another TeamTEENAuthor feature! Here's a little bit about Blind Spot by Laura Ellen:There’s none so blind as they that won’t see.Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni’s body floated to the surface of Alaska’s Birch River six months after the night she disappeared. The night Roz Hart had a fight with her. The night Roz can’t [...]

TeamTEENAuthor Review: Blind Spot by Laura Ellen2018-02-19T13:58:02+00:00