There’s a ton of food in HONK IF YOU HATE ME. The story is, after all, set in a town that owes its existence to the fast food industry, every other building has a drive-thru, the air reeks of French fry grease, and a mysterious, decade-long heat wave broils the town like a hamburger patty […]
8.3 million people bought Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows last Friday night. . . and they had to walk by my book to get to it. “Halverson” comes before “Rowling”, right? Now that’s exposure. Surely a few of their roaming eyes must’ve noticed Honk If You Hate Me‘s bright pink cover. . . .
Can you eat 66 hot dogs (and buns!) in 12 minutes? Of course not. You’re human. And 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes is not humanly possible. Or is it? That’s the very question I pondered on the Fourth of July as I perched atop a police barricade
My debut novel Honk If You Hate Me (Delacorte/Random House, ages 12 and up) has been honored with the Gayle McCandliss Literary Award by the City of Chula Vista’s Cultural Arts Commission as part of their Gayle McCandliss Art Awards program. The award, named in memory of the late Chula Vista mayor, was presented at […]
Honk If You Hate Me hit bookstores on July 10! This is my debut novel, so perhaps you’ll indulge me by pulling on some hip boots and wading through my sappiness. You see, I thought I was going to be Ms. Cool about the release of the book. I’d had the cover displayed in my […]