Yearly Archives: 2016

BN Black Friday Signed Editions


coversignedThis #BlackFriday, head to your local Barnes & Noble where #BNSignedEditions of Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel will be available while supplies last! Visit to find a store near you.

Review from Teens at the Ottawa Public Library

Wonderful review, discussion, and pictures from the Ottawa Public Library.  Great to get some perspective from young readers around the world.

 “This timely, thought provoking, teen fiction novel looks at the complex reality of being young and undocumented in the United States of America.”

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Alex & Eliza

EW just broke the news of my historical novel following the love story of Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton.

Read about the new book in a wonderful interview on


Alex & Eliza

YALLFest 2016


Join me for the YALLFest YALLCRAWL. I’ll be at Jeni’s Ice Cream starting at 2PM for Jeni’s Ice Cream Takeover: Presented by Disney. I’ll also be signing there starting at 3PM. Come for the ice cream, stay for the books.

The full YALLFest schedule is now up at their website. Meet your favorites authors and have a rocking good time in Charleston, SC.

Here’s where I’ll be all weekend:

FRIDAY, 11/11

2pm: Jeni’s Icecream Takeover: Presented by Disney
3pm: YALLCRAWL signing at Jeni’s


11am: Signing at the Big Blue  Bicycle Tent
2pm:  Eoin Colfer Spotlight at Charleston Music Hall
4pm: YA MEETS HOLLYWOOD panel at Charleston Music Hall

Something in Between Book Tour Continues

stopmotionCatch me all around the country for the #SomethinginBetween Book Tour. Next stops Cincinnati (10/8), Tustin (10/11), Salt Lake City (10/12), Chicago (10/13), Boston (10/15), Tempe (10/18), and Toronto (10/26).

Find out more at my tour page.

Pick up Something in Between at a store near you.

Something in Between Release Day!


Something in Between releases TODAY!

Find me on tour, starting tonight in Huntington Beach, CA:

Oct 4 – Launch Event with Kami Garcia at B&N Huntington Beach, CA

Oct 7 – B&N Group Event with Kami Garcia and Lauren Oliver in Princeton, NJ

Oct 8 – Event with Kami Garcia at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati, OH

Oct 9 – Private Restaurant Launch with book sales by Vroman’s in Pasadena, CA

Oct 12 – King’s English in Salt Lake City, UT with Lauren Oliver

Oct 13 – Anderson’s in Naperville, IL

Oct 18 – Changing Hands in Tempe, AZ

Bustle App Takeover: Monday, 10/3 at 7PM ET

I’m taking over the @Bustle app tomorrow at 7pm ET talking #SomethingInBetween & life as an author! 


You can also see me on a recent episode of Bustle’s Extra Sharp show.


Something in Between in Justine Magazine

Get a sneak peek at Something in Between in the the latest issue of Justine Magazine.

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Just One Week till Something in Between

Check out Seventeen Magazine’s preview with the new book trailer: 10 Times Something in Between is Real AF:

Don’t forget to pre-order the book now at B&NAmazon, iBooks, or at your favorite local bookstore via Indiebound.

Tune in this afternoon to Mel’s Facebook page for a special Facebook Live conversation: 9/27 at 4PM ET.