Burned (Pretty Little Liars) She Loves You, She Loves You Not Between You and Me Ali's Pretty Little Lies (Pretty Little Liars) The Farm (YA) Gone Girl (adult) Sharp Objects (adult) Dark Places (adult) Give Me Everything You Have (adult memoir) Burn for Burn The Fame Game Drinking & Tweeting (adult) Life After Theft The Witches of Santa Anna One More Day (novella) Be the Monkey Stolen Still Missing Unbreak My Heart Out of the Easy Alice in Zombieland
2012 Books Read
Drink, Slay, Love Shatter Me Dead to You Pretty Little Secrets Tricks Beauty Queens
She Loves You, She Loves You Not
2011 Books Read
Anna Dressed in Blood The Goddess Test How to Save a Life Envy The Scorpio Races The Name of the Star Silence Zombie (ARC) *ZOMBIE is adult fiction and it's amazing! Also written by my friend, J.R. Angelella!* Pure Ominous Fake Me a Match Never Have I Ever Forever Forbidden Twisted The Twilight Sage: Official Guide The Lying Game Dead Tossed Waves This Lullaby Spirit Bound Last Sacrifice Empress of the World Linger The Book of Spells Identical
I'm going to camp this summer!! I've never been to camp before and I'm sooo excited! I wouldn't have known about it had Katharine Swan not left a comment about it. Thank you, Katharine!
On August 1, I'm going to Camp NaNoWriMo. There's also a June 1st camp, but it doesn't work with my writing schedule. So August it is! It looks like so much fun--writing 50,000 words in a month with other "campers." Just looking at the site puts me in a summery mood. I'm sooo insanely excited! I think I'll get marshmallows, Hershey bars, and other camp-like stuff and turn my living room into a cabin. Oooh! A sleeping bag!
I can't wait to see what "cabin" I'm assigned. Friend me (jessicab_87) if you haven't already on the NaNoWriMo site. Thank you to everyone at the Office of Letters and Light for ALL of the hard work you do. It's inspiring beyond words and I would not be where I am today without NaNoWriMo.
Anyone else up for going to camp with me? Or starting camp June 1st?
Any of you guys ever been to a real camp? What was it like? Did you love it? Hate it? Get eaten by mosquitoes? What did you take to camp? Srsly, help me out here to make my at-home camping experience as authentic as possible. :) Tell, tell!
part of upcoming Write Now! Getting Published as a Young Writer video series
Coming soon! Video Series
A how-to-get published Amazon Instant Video Series!
Where I adopted Bella & Bliss
Forget "fun in the sun!" Canterwood girls are all about hard work--and the competition is about to get . . . HEATED. Date TBA!
Home for Christmas (Super Special)
Canterwood's It Girls Look Dashing in the Snow . . .11/12/13
a Canterwood Crest novella coming January 2014
Bella's Birthday Unicorn
Unicorn Magic #1: August 5, 2014 from Aladdin MIX
Unicorn Magic #2 August 5, 2014 from Aladdin MIX
See me LIVE & ask questions!
Sign up is FREE! I'll be doing live events soon where YOU can type questions for me to answer via video!
SKYPE OPPORTUNITIES Teachers and librarians, I am scheduling Skype visits for classrooms this fall and next spring. I can speak to middle grade classes as well as high school. Please e-mail me jess _ burkhart AT hotmail DOT com.
Get my posts via e-mail
Search This Blog
Dear Teen Me (anthology)
October 31, 2012 from Zest Books (Junior Library Guild Selection)
Canterwood Crest Series
Grab all of the books in the best-selling series with over half-a-million copies in print!
Take the Reins (#1)
Who says teammates have to be friends? Available now
June 2010--Gold Star Award of Excellence from Teens Read Too
Chasing Blue (#2)
Home (bitter) sweet home. March 24, 2009
Behind the Bit (#3)
With friends like these... May 19, 2009
Triple Fault (#4)
Three strikes, they're on the outs...August 11, 2009
Best Enemies (#5)
Some girls just have to be the best at everything. October 20, 2009.
Little White Lies (#6)
A little white lie never hurt anyone...right? December 22, 2009.
Rival Revenge (#7)
And you thought they were out of the running...January 26, 2010
Home Sweet Drama (#8)
Some things never change...April 6, 2010
City Secrets #9
Who knew one city could hold so many secrets? July 6, 2010
Elite Ambition (#10)
Sasha Silver . . . Canterwood's new It Girl? Sept. 14, 2010
Scandals, Rumors, Lies (#11)
Who's the hater? November 16, 2010
Unfriendly Competition (#12)
And the runner up is . . . ? January 4, 2011
Chosen (Super Special)
Out with the old, in with the new . . . May 3, 2011
Stable of Books
Lauren Towers knows the rules . . . January 3, 2012
It's not just a label, it's a state of mind. May 1, 2012
Canterwood Crest cordially invites you , , , September 11, 2012