Brian Urlacher grew up to be one of the toughest linebackers in the NFL.

But first he had to survive middle school.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Last Monster Is In The Can!

I’m so excited (and relieved) that the edits for THE LAST MONSTER (Delacort/Random House) are officially done. We’re moving on to copyediting now, and I am busy outlining new material.Meanwhile, check out the new book THE MIDDLE SCHOOL RULES OF BRIAN URLACHER (BroadStreet Publishing. This is a book I had a hand in shaping, and […]

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Last Monster

I’m so thrilled to announce that THE LAST MONSTER, my middle-grade novel, has been acquired by Delacorte/Random House. I’m deep in edits right now, which means drinking lots of tea and getting red ink all over my fingers every day. The novel is scheduled for release in Spring 2016, and I’ll be updating the site […]

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Why I Love Stingrays and Hate Goats

Summer is in full swing here at Casa Garrett, which means I am probably at the beach right now, getting sunburned. But the upside of that is seeing all the stingrays at my favorite beach, and they are such ethereal creepshows that I don’t even mind when they swim around me. (That’s actually a lie. […]

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