FLIRTING WITH FATE Plus a Few Other YA Books You Should Read

Happy Cyber Monday! Looking for some books to order? I have some suggestions! Of course, if you’d like to order mine, that would be awesome too, and signed copies make extra-awesome gifts! You can get signed copies of MY SECOND IMPRESSION OF YOU at The Novel Neighbor, Main Street Books, Left Bank Books or Parnassus…

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Revision Tip: Why You Should Read Your Manuscript Aloud

Before I get into today’s topic, I want to mention that my November newsletter is out today, and in particular, I have several events coming up over the next month. I have two signings at St. Louis Barnes & Noble stores, a virtual panel you can tune in to from anywhere, and will be participating…

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MY SECOND IMPRESSION OF YOU Is Out Today!

Release day is finally here! I thought nothing could top sending my first book out into the world, but you know what? I really love this book. Every time I start reading it again, I don’t want to stop. My Second Impression of You was inspired by a stupid-awful thing that happened (I broke my foot…

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1 Month to MSIOY: Places in the Book

I know everyone else isn’t keeping track of dates the same way I am, but today is Aug. 20, which means My Second Impression of You releases in exactly one month! Every month leading up to publication, I’ve been giving a backstage pass into the book. So far I’ve covered: The inspiration for the story A playlist…

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My Second Impression of You Preorder Campaign!

I am so excited to announce the My Second Impression of You preorder campaign! With Your Life Has Been Delayed, I was so overwhelmed with the whole experience I did a very minimal preorder campaign, but from the moment I announced MSIOY, readers started asking if my future preorder campaign would be bigger this time,…

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THE AGATHAS Plus a Few Other YA Books You Should Read

It’s review roundup time! Every summer I think, “Oh, now I’ll finally have more time to read!” And then, somehow, I have less time? I think it’s because I’m driving around to a different camp every week. Now I just joined TikTok and am trying to figure that out too (you can follow me @michelleimason…

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2 Months to MSIOY: Watch List

It’s July 20, which means My Second Impression of You releases 2 months from today! Every month leading up to publication, I’ve been giving a backstage pass into the book. So far I’ve covered: The inspiration for the story A playlist Broadway wisdom The cover story And now it’s time for a watch list! You should know…

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On Binge Watching and Character Development

Hello, my name is Michelle, and I’m a binge watcher. Wait. I’m not sure this is a new confession. I’ve had that line about watching too much TV in my bio for YEARS. Plus, check out this dictionary definition for binge watching: So, what this means is, when I bought those box sets of Buffy the…

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