Category Archives: Ashes Ashes

Exciting News!!!

Just found out that Ashes, Ashes has been nominated for a White Pine award, which is part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading school program. There are separate awards for picture books up through adult novels, and last … Continue reading

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Haunted Halloween 2011

A Life Bound By Books is running this awesome event all through October where they asked a bunch of YA writers to contribute a real-life spooky story. They’re giving away a ton of signed books and swag every day, including … Continue reading

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Ashes, Ashes the German edition and CONTEST!

So I just received 5 copies of the lovely hardback German edition from my editor. You can’t tell from this photo but the design team used different techniques on the dustcover jacket so that the title is slightly raised and … Continue reading

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Interview over at Defective Geeks

I just did an interview with my favorite Lady Geek, Space Pirate Queen aka Dianne. You should totally check them out for their take on movies, comic books and graphic novels, geek news, Los Angeles’ happenings, and much more. Oh … Continue reading

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Halifax The Word on the Street Fest

I’ll be reading and answering questions on Sunday September 25th at 3:30 pm at the Canada Book Fund Young Adult’s stage, and then signing books at the Woozles Book booth. Check out all the details and fabulous author appearances here.

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Signed Personalized Postcard

If you’d like a signed ASHES,ASHES postcard you can go over here to my FaceBook page and like it and leave your name and address in the comments section OR you can just add your name and address here in … Continue reading

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YA (reinvented as a genre rather than a category)

So the other day I read a GoodReads review of Ashes, Ashes written by a 20-something year old man who bemoaned the lack of violence and also, boobs (yup, BOOBS) in the book. This puzzled me exceedingly. It says right … Continue reading

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Truth being Stranger than Fiction

When I first started mulling over the idea that became Ashes, Ashes, I was living in the Hudson Valley in New York, nestled in a mountain-ringed valley, surrounded by woods teeming with bears, deer and chipmunks. Turkey vultures roosted in … Continue reading

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Deseret News review

Just got a lovely review from Utah’s Deseret News. Here’s an excerpt and you can read the whole thing here “…Treggiari’s debut dystopian novel describes a post-apocalyptic world that reeks with ash and putrid waste. The high waters cannot cleanse … Continue reading

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School Library Journal article by Philip Reeve

Great article by author Philip Reeve (Mortal Engines quartet, Fever Crumb, Here Lies Arthur) on the current trend of YA dystopians. You can check it out here.

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