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Happy weekend, everyone. Here in Boston, the leaves are changing, the sun is shining, and the weather has turned crisp and cool. I do love autumn. Speedy does too, and she’d like to go for a walk now, please and thank you. Okay, hang on, Speedy, let me update everybody first. Daughter of the Deep,…

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Daughter of the Deep recap!

Art by Lavanya Naidu A quick thank you to everyone who bought and read Daughter of the Deep this last month! I never take it for granted that one of my books will do well, especially when it is something different than what I’ve done before. I wrote this book simply because I felt strongly that…

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Back from LA and into the Deep!

We have just returned from a productive week in Los Angeles, but before I get into that, a big thank you to everybody who came out for the virtual Daughter of the Deep tour. COVID-related supply chain problems delayed the production of the books, including the signed editions, but those should all be shipped now,…

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Happy News for October!

Hello to my wonderful readers, and a very happy October — month of magic, mystery, and here in New England, crisp autumn air and leaves changing color! I do love this season, and it’s made ever better when I get to share fantastic news with you. Daughter of the Deep tour is underway! If you…

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The Cursed Carnival – Come one, come all!

A very happy Saturday to all! Today, we will be gathering the Rick Riordan Presents family under the big tent to celebrate the imminent release of The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities! If you aren’t able to join us online, I hope you’ll still order a copy of this fabulous story collection! Supply Chain Woes,…

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Countdown to Daughter of the Deep!

  Daughter of the Deep is now only two weeks away, and I can’t wait to share the story with you! My tribute to Jules Verne and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Daughter of the Deep represents a “first” for me in many ways: 1) First female protagonist front and center, with the inimitable Ana Dakkar! 2) First…

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News for September 12

Hello, all! I hope your September is going well. Lots going on here at Athena House in Boston . . . Pahua and the Soul Stealer is now available I had a wonderful time talking with Lori M. Lee about her book Pahua and the Soul Stealer last week! If you have not yet gotten…

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News from the front . . .

The front of Tropical Storm Henri, that is, which is scheduled to pay us a visit tomorrow. We are thinking about all our friends on Long Island, in Camp Half-Blood or otherwise, because that is where the storm is scheduled to make landfall as of this writing. Stay safe, everyone! Right now in Boston, however,…

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Today’s Word is “Herculean”

Ah, good times . . . I found this name tag in one of my jackets today, a relic of our visit to Disney+ at Walt Disney Studios in Glendale in December, 2019. At that time, we were just beginning the process of agitating and campaigning for a new Percy Jackson adaptation. As you can…

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A Week in Iceland, and Other News

Hello, all! First things first: if you have not yet gotten a copy of Tehlor Kay Mejia’s Paola Santiago and the Forest of Nightmares, it is now out, and you owe it to yourself to READ!! I will be joining Tehlor for a virtual event next Tuesday, Aug. 10. I hope you can join us! Also,…

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