Releasing Today: May 17, 2016

Congratulations to our members with books releasing today!  Click on the covers below for more information about each title:

Crowns Game

Artifacts devil and the bluebird genafinn the only thing worse than me is you   This is the Part Where You Laugh

Printable Release Calendar for May!

Here’s our handy printable release calendar to help you keep track of all the sweet May debuts coming at you soon!

Click here for the May 2016 calendar in .pdf format



Thanks to our printable calendar team: Sarah Alexander,  Jenn Nguyen, Dee Romito, Shari Schwarz, Kathy MacMillan, Randi Pink and Ava Jae!











Meet the Author: Kat Helgeson

Kat HelgesonKat Helgeson is a Chicago-based author of novels for young adults. She is a 1980’s cake walk champion and claims a career total of 2 points scored during regulation basketball, and she’s undefeated at Star Wars Trivial Pursuit. Having retired from the circus at age fourteen, she now creates content for social media channels by day and writes by night. Kat lives with her husband, her dog, and a healthy preoccupation with fictional characters.
Kat’s debut, GENA/FINN (Chronicle, Spring 2016), is a Young Adult contemporary novel. Gena and Finn (short for Stephanie) have little in common. But they share a passion for Up Below, a buddy cop TV show with a cult fan following. The pair spark an unlikely online friendship that deepens quickly (so quickly it scares them both), and as their individual “real” lives begin to fall apart, they increasingly seek shelter online, and with each other.

Fun facts:

  • Childhood aspiration: Astronaut
  • Book currently reading/most recently read: A HISTORY OF GLITTER AND BLOOD by Hannah Moskowitz
  • Favorite sports teams: Illinois State University Redbird Basketball
  • Greatest thing about being a 2016 debut author: Having a book out the same year as the Olympics and knowing it will be VASTLY more popular

Where to find her:

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