Prism Finalist!! + Giveaway :)

I've wonderful news, INSIDE OUT final for a Prism Award in the Young Adult category!!  YAY!!  My fellow finalists are Shade, by Jeri Smith-Ready (a really good friend of mine - we already planned for the winner to buy the loser a drink ;), and Picture the Dead, by Kelly Barrales-Saylor.  We'll find out the winner at the end of June.  Here's a link to see the other finalists in the other catergories:

As for the giveaway - I'm a guest blogger on I Just Wanna to Sit Here and Read blog - I blogged about writing a dystopian novel and Sheepy.  As part of the blog, we are giving away 4 copies of INSIDE OUT so stop by and be entered to win - the contest ends June 6th.   Here's the link:

I had a great time at BEA (book expo) and am now off to Balticon in Hunt Valley, Maryland for the long weekend!  If anyone is in the area on Sunday, I'm doing my signing from 2 to 3 p.m. in the lobby of the Mariott Hotel in Hunt Valley.

Have a great weekend!


  1. My eyes had a little wishful moment there... what, you're going to give away 4 copies of--Sheepy?! I want one!

    Oh, wait.

    Congrats, Maria! I met Jeri Smith-Ready at RT, and loved Shade. I have Picture the Dead on my TBR. All great books, but I'm rooting for you to win! :D

  2. aww...I'm on the wrong continent :) Ahh well

  3. I live in Scotland so that kind of rules me out, lol.Congradulations on getting to the finals! Hope you win! :)

  4. YAY! That is awesome! I hope you win!

  5. I have BEA envy :). One of these years I want to go but I'm sure it ends up being pretty pricey for travel, hotel, bea, etc!

    Congrats on being up for the Prism! I will keep my fingers crossed for you!

  6. I'm back :)

    I'm not sure if you accept blog awards, but I'd like to pass one along to you if you're interested.


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