Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Touring from the sofa

Nancy has begun a blog "tour" for Extraordinary. She is writing guest posts on a series of blogs, starting with The Compulsive Reader. Not only does she get to conduct the tour from our sofa, but you can follow it from yours.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

New trailer for Extraordinary

Penguin has produced a lovely new trailer for Extraordinary, containing many of the nice things that reviewers are saying about the book:

Monday, September 20, 2010

Go Blue!

This coming Saturday, 9/25, Nancy will be appearing at The Blue Bunny book (and toy) store in Dedham, MA, from 3 to 4 p.m. The store is at 577 High Street, right in Dedham Square. Nancy will be signing books, discussing books, and generally hobnobbing, so stop by if you're around.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Hear that? It's Extraordinary!

Do you like to read with your eyes closed? The audio book version of Extraordinary from Brilliance Audio is now available on Audio.com, and underneath the cover shot, you can click on the link and let your ears do the work.

BookPage review of Extraordinary

Norah Piehl offers a review of Extraordinary on BookPage magazine's website. I think she says it rather nicely...

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Katie Davis interviews Nancy

Children's author/illustrator Katie Davis interviews Nancy for her podcast, and among other things they discuss Extraordinary, Impossible, and making coin. It's the sort of conversation you expect when friends get to talking...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010


Today is the official release date for Extraordinary, and it is on the shelves even as we, uh, blog and read.

Actually, we saw it on the shelf at Buckhead Books in the Atlanta airport yesterday afternoon. I spotted the store and had a notion that they might have had copies of Extraordinary and already put them out, so we had a peek. And there it was.

It was the first time we'd seen Nancy in hardcover in an airport, which mightn't seem like the biggest of milestones, but we were tickled nevertheless. So we decided to have lunch at the bookstore's cafe, and I promptly bragged about Nancy (bad habit of mine) to the hostess, who immediately grabbed a copy for herself and got Nancy to sign. And we're underway...

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Extraordinary is Amazon's pick as Best Book for Young Adults!

Extraordinary has made Amazon's list of Best Books of the Month for September, and has furthermore been singled out as this month's Best Book for Young Adults! In my experience, it doesn't get much better than best.

And did I mention that Extraordinary is being released this Tuesday, September 7? Well, it is, so next week you'll have the opportunity to see what's got everyone so worked up...