The Last Time We Were Us

The Last Time We Were Us Blog Tour is Happening NOW!

Hey all! Now that book release day has passed and I can finally take a breath (the party was great–a full post to come soon!), I wanted to share the deets of The Last Time We Were Us blog tour, hosted by the lovely Irish Banana! Here are all the stops on the tour–thanks so much to… Continue reading The Last Time We Were Us Blog Tour is Happening NOW!

Events · New York · The Last Time We Were Us

The Last Time We Were Us is Out Today!

Big news! The Last Time We Were Us is officially out today! Hop on over to Barnes and Noble, your favorite local book store, Amazon.com or IndieBound.org to grab your copy. Or join me tonight at Books of Wonder to celebrate! Thanks, everyone, for all your support! Happy reading! Leah  

Quotes · The Last Time We Were Us

How one music lyric served as the jumping-off point for The Last Time We Were Us

I love listening to pretty much all kinds of music, go to lots of shows, and refuse to believe that 31 makes you too old to camp out at festivals (hello, Bonnaroo!), and so it’s no surprise that for me, music and writing would influence each other.  I may not have made any music myself… Continue reading How one music lyric served as the jumping-off point for The Last Time We Were Us

Giveaways · Misc. · The Last Time We Were Us

Coming Tomorrow: The YA Spring 2016 Scavenger Hunt!

Y’all, I’m so thrilled this year to be participating in Colleen Houck’s amazing YA Scavenger Hunt TOMORROW. There are nine teams this year, tons of exclusive author content, and the best part–a chance to win a copy of every participating author’s book! WOOHOO! I’m on the ORANGE team among the awesome authors above–thrilled to be in… Continue reading Coming Tomorrow: The YA Spring 2016 Scavenger Hunt!

Giveaways · Reading · The Last Time We Were Us

2016 YA Contemporary Scavenger Hunt Time!!

A scavenger hunt in the middle of Snowpocalypse? Okay! Today, I’m thrilled to be part of the 2016 YA Contemporary Scavenger Hunt put on by The Book Belles. For my part of the scavenger hunt, I’ll be hosting the lovely Kathryn Holmes, author of How it Feels to Fly. As a dancer, myself, I can’t wait… Continue reading 2016 YA Contemporary Scavenger Hunt Time!!

The Last Time We Were Us

The Last Time We Were Us: Cover Reveal and Goodreads Link

Drumroll, please … after much waiting and biting of fingernails, my cover is finally here! I’m super thankful to the Harper Collins/Katherine Tegen design team for all their hard work on this. Head on over to Vilma’s Book Blog to check it out, and let me know what you think! And while I have you… Continue reading The Last Time We Were Us: Cover Reveal and Goodreads Link

Publishing · The Last Time We Were Us

Titles, titles, titles.

It’s freaking hard to re-title a project. For the last two or so years, the book I’ve been working on has been called Flame. It’s the title we pitched it as, the title I told my friends and family about, the title I placed on the top of the Pinterest board of imagery for when… Continue reading Titles, titles, titles.

Publishing · The Last Time We Were Us

Big news! A new book of mine is coming out!

I’ve been excitedly sitting on this news for a bit, and I am so thrilled to finally be able to share! I’ve got a book coming out! From Harper Collins! YAY!!! I started working on this book when I moved to San Francisco. The idea and most of the plot came in one of those… Continue reading Big news! A new book of mine is coming out!