Author Archives: Mary Elizabeth Summer

About Mary Elizabeth Summer

Mary Elizabeth Summer is an instructional designer, a mom, a champion of the serial comma, and a pie junkie. Oh, and she sometimes writes books about teenage delinquents saving the day. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her daughter, her partner, and her evil overlor--er, cat. TRUST ME, I'M LYING, a YA mystery, will be released by Delacorte in Fall 2014.

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome … Continue reading

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So yesterday, Publisher’s Weekly released this article about a YA debut that got picked up by a major publishing house at a striking six-figure price tag. But after reading the article, the YA author/reader community found the debut author’s commentary … Continue reading

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Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome … Continue reading

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                 As you may or may not know, the second book in the Trust Me series–Trust Me, I’m Trouble–is coming out in ONE MONTH. Craziness! But what’s even crazier, is that Down to the Liar, a … Continue reading

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 Summer is about to begin!   But just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we should stop reading and writing. I’ve teamed up with the YA Chicks and many participating authors on a global campaign to encourage readers, writers, students, and … Continue reading

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Two Truths and a Lie Would you like to play a game? *shifty eyes* How about if promised you a chance to win a boatload of awesome books? Interested now? I thought you might be. Heh heh heh… All rightey, … Continue reading

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Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone!! And what better way to celebrate the The Day of the Battle of Puebla* than with free books?! Book giveaway details: click the Enter to Win link below to enter the contest for a signed ARC of TRUST … Continue reading

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Hi, everyone! Today I’m happy to introduce you to Jason Mosberg, author of GRIFT, a YA con artist story set in sunny Las Vegas. Read on for more info on his book (which is available as of today!) as well as his … Continue reading

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I’m so excited to participate in the FIRST annual YA Contemporary Scavenger Hunt! For this year’s hunt, I got the extraordinary privilege of interviewing BLEED LIKE ME’s awesome author Christa Desir! I’ve included her intriguing answers to my hard-hitting questions … Continue reading

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Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome … Continue reading

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