Just back from an amazing week in beautiful New Mexico where I saw things like this:
And ate things like this:
I'd been to NM several times in the past, but always as a quick weekend visit--this was the first time I spent an entire week taking pictures, taking notes, talking to interesting people, soaking in hot springs, and, of course, eating!!! (The blue corn pancakes above were a definite fave!).
And since I was there to do research for my upcoming SOUL SEEKERS series, I was thrilled to get the chance to interview several locals who provided a ton of insight that I couldn't have gotten otherwise--so a big THANK YOU to Emily, Daniel, and those who prefer not to be mentioned by name--you know who you are!!
But, of course, while I was gone, tons of stuff came in, and since I had limited Internet access, this is the first chance I've had to post them--so without further ado, here goes!
First off, the sweet, talented, and crazy stylish Melissa Walker posted my thoughts on the EVERLASTING cover, which you can read HERE!
Also, as NIGHT STAR was just released in the UK - (have you seen the commercials? For my UK readers they're playing on E4 TV )-- I did a piece for Amazon UK on my thoughts on finishing the series, which you can read HERE! (Note: you may have to scroll down a bit since it originally posted several days ago!).
Also for UK readers, there's an awesome giveaway going on over at My Kinda Book, click HERE for your chance to win!
And to keep up on all of my UK releases, you can friend the UK Facebook page HERE! (PS- You can watch the commercial on FB too!).
And, I have to say that as someone who was once told by one of my OC high school teachers that I'd "never amount to anything"-- it was pretty cool to be chosen as OC Metro magazines "20 Women to Watch for 2011" which you can see HERE!
And last, but most definitely not least . . . I just learned that EVERMORE is nominated for Colorado's Blue Spruce Young Adult Award!! To see the full list of nominees click HERE!
And . . . I've got some incredibly exciting news to announce . . . just waiting for the final OK so stay tuned for that!!
But meanwhile, SHIMMER is releasing next Tuesday, March 15--and I really hope to see you at one of the signings, which you can find HERE!
Okay, I think that covers it . . . now back to my post-vacation Laundrypalooza!!!
Have a good night, all!