Category Archives: Praise + Reviews

Praise

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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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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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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A Few Great Reviews

Ashes, Ashes is starting to get reviews and thankfully they’ve all been good so far. I am so grateful! Here’s one from Quill and Quire which is a Canadian journal of books. One from Jen Robinson’s Book Page, an amazing … Continue reading

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PW

I have to admit that there are many times I am reluctant to say I am a writer. Not because there is anything wrong with being a writer, you understand. It has always been my dearest wish. It’s more that … Continue reading

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Resting on my teeny weeny laurels

I’m going to admit something here in the hopes that it stops someone else from making the same mistake I made. I wrote my first book in a frenzy. I wrote two sequels, also in a frenzy. After many (mis)adventures … Continue reading

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One thousand a day. That’s all I ask!

It’s funny because I think it was Elizabeth George, in her excellent book about writing (Write Away), who first told me that I should set a word count goal for myself and see that I met it everyday, and I … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Inkpot

This is a cool new blog site dedicated to middle-grade and YA fantasy authors and books and the readers who love them. Very informative, fresh and fun with lots of great stuff going on- interviews, book reviews, book clubs, links … Continue reading

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Peeps

Not the book by Scott Westerfeld- wonderful though it is- or those yellow and pink marshmallow critters which we used to buy by the boxful in the Easter sales and lick and stick all over our warehouse walls. You know … Continue reading

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