Tag Archives | Sarah Ockler

Too Edgy for Teens? Not Likely.

If there’s one thing that almost always amuses me, it’s when a writer tells me they don’t think their book could be published as YA because it’s too edgy or mature. 9 times out of 10, when I ask exactly what the content is, it turns out to be pretty tame compared to what’s already out there—heavy make out scenes! A couple of alcoholic drinks and a whole lot of cuss words! In other words, […]

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Coverlust: Bittersweet

Not only do I have a serious case of writer envy for Sarah Ockler’s beautiful writing, I am also seriously in love with her covers. The cover for her latest novel, Bittersweet, in particular has me drooling. Literally.  Baked goods on covers is lovely, lovely sight and something that I’m hoping will become a trend. Down with vampires, in with brownies! Although, unfortunately that trend has not yet taken off, Bittersweet has a rare and wonderful cover […]

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