birdfriends1“Friends”. my latest chinese brush painting. 8)

i’ll be off to China for the first time next week as an
invited author to a private bilingual school in Hangzhou.
i’ll be working with a class of fourteen year olds–and to say
i’m excited is an utter understatement!

also, i’m thrilled to announce the deal for my next Xia duology!
Serpentine, the first book, will be published by Month9Books
in September 2015. hoorah!!


SERPENTINE: shape shifting like you’ve never
read before, #cuteasianboys, and an unconventional
sister friendship + immortals and demons. 8)

original Publishers Weekly deal announcement here.

it’s been a journey, and i’m so happy i can work with
Month9Books and Georgia McBride to bring these books
out into the YA reading world. i can’t wait until fall 2015! =D

currently reading:

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina

10 thoughts on “china visit and Serpentine book deal!”

  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!! So happy for you.

    And I love the “friends” painting. One of my favorites from your work.

  2. I need this book now ahhhh. Can’t believe we have to wait a year :O. So excited for it and eagerly anticipating the cover release. I love the painting, the birds are so cute ^_^.

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