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The One with the BIG Announcement

Hello lovelies!

I know some of you have been waiting for an update forever, and I’ve been carefully avoiding answering your questions with any finality. Sorry about that. It was a necessary evil.

But now I can officially announce that a print version of LOSING IT in the U.S. is imminent! I’ve signed a three book deal with Harper Collins! The deal includes LOSING IT and two companion novels (one for Cade and one for Kelsey).

HUZZAH!
AND… as if that wasn’t cool enough. THE NEW YORK TIMES broke the news of the sale. Yeah. I said New York Times. You can read the article here in which they discuss how LOSING IT is heralding in “New Adult Fiction.” Then you can come back and celebrate with me! 
I don’t have a set release date for you yet, but I can tell you that everyone is working hard to get the book ready for a quick and seamless release. As soon as I have more information that can be shared, I will send it your way! 
And lastly, I cannot end this post without a host of thank yous! Many of you have been with me on this from the very beginning. I remember watching the adds on Goodreads and getting SO excited when LOSING IT had 1,000 adds. It has since blown that number out of the water, and it’s all thanks to you guys. Amy at the YA Sisterhood and all the bloggers from the blog tour did such a tremendous job sharing the news about my little book. I have no doubt that you all are largely responsible for its success. Heather Self was my self-pub mommy and answered all my multitudes of questions and calmed my freak-outs– you’re the best! I have been blessed to have so many fabulous readers reach out to tell me about their experience of reading the book. Many of those same readers have told their friends, for which I am very thankful! I have just been inundated with love and it is the best feeling EVER. I have the best agent and agency EVER. Suzie Townsend did an amazing job negotiating this deal, and as evidenced by the NYT article, the whole team has put their full support behind LOSING IT. They are really making some amazing things happen. Signing with New Leaf was possibly the best decision I ever made. 
I love you all so much! I am just feeling ALL THE FEELINGS. 
Now, I need to get back to work on that second book we sold. πŸ˜€ But for all those who have asked about a paperback version of LOSING IT, I can finally say… IT’S COMING! 
P.S. OH! OH! I just realized. It’s been one month since the book released! Wow. A lot can happen in a month. 

28 Comments

  • Cherie Reich

    November 14, 2012 at 7:41 PM

    That’s so awesome!! Congratulations!

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  • Kyra Lennon

    November 14, 2012 at 7:53 PM

    Wow – that is AMAZING! Congratulations!

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  • Caitlin YA Bookworm

    November 14, 2012 at 9:20 PM

    This is FANTASTIC news !! I loved Losing It so much and I can’t wait to own a paperback copy!! So excited for both Cade and Kelsey’s book =) CONGRATULATIONS Cora !

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  • Alyssa Susanna

    November 14, 2012 at 9:48 PM

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  • azucena dixon

    November 14, 2012 at 9:48 PM

    Congratulations Cora! That is such wonderful news and so well deserved! Wishing you lots and lots of success!

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  • Alyssa Susanna

    November 14, 2012 at 9:49 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! You deserve all awesomeness that comes your way πŸ˜€

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  • Kimberly Person

    November 14, 2012 at 9:51 PM

    AWESOME!!!! You so deserve it!!! I loved Losing It!! I’m so happy for you πŸ™‚

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  • Heather

    November 14, 2012 at 10:29 PM

    This. This is why I love being an author so much. I may have shed a tear or two when I saw the NYT article. So excited for you. Now get back here so we can celebrate properly! Drinks are totally on you πŸ˜‰

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  • Jennifer

    November 14, 2012 at 11:06 PM

    Congratulation!! That is amazing news!

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  • Rachel Bateman

    November 15, 2012 at 12:22 AM

    Yay!!!!! SO happy for you. I am reading Losing It right now, and I can’t even get enough of that swoony awkwardness (oxymoron? I think not.).

    You deserve this so so much.

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  • Carrie Butler

    November 15, 2012 at 12:30 AM

    Great news, Cora! πŸ™‚ Congratulations!

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  • Megan

    November 15, 2012 at 1:18 AM

    Cats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That’s amazing!! Congratulations!!!!

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  • Kassandra Fuentes

    November 15, 2012 at 2:38 AM

    Congratulations :D!

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  • Lindsay Paige

    November 15, 2012 at 3:33 AM

    Amazing! Congrats! πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

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  • Annaiss @SMW

    November 15, 2012 at 5:16 AM

    Congrats!!!

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  • Sirtsu

    November 15, 2012 at 3:00 PM

    Haha, that Snape-Dumbledore gif never disappoints! πŸ˜€ YAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations are in order I guess, so CONGRATS! This book was freaking fantastic and I can’t wait to read the next two. Wishing you lots of inspiration! πŸ™‚

    Siiri @ Little Pieces of Imagination

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  • molly.frenzel

    November 15, 2012 at 8:06 PM

    Congratulations! That’s so fantastic. I can’t wait to get a print edition!

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  • JBodnarDrowley

    November 15, 2012 at 8:08 PM

    Congratulations! Such fantastic news!

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  • Live Love Dew

    November 16, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    So proud of you! Amazing book!

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  • Deborah Hawkins

    November 16, 2012 at 11:28 PM

    Yeah. I love the book, looking forward to the ones to come.

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  • Erin Dunbar

    November 19, 2012 at 9:15 PM

    Oh holy crap that’s awesome girl!!! Congratulations!!! Can’t wait to have it in print, but we still need some signed copies! =)

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  • Nicole Mc

    November 21, 2012 at 2:40 PM

    Wow!! That is so exciting, I’m DYING to read this book. Sounds completely like my kind of thing. πŸ™‚ Congratulations!

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  • Kandi Steiner

    November 21, 2012 at 3:47 PM

    So awesome! Congrats!

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  • Lauren Blakely

    December 6, 2012 at 3:38 AM

    So thrilled for you!!! Big congrats, Cora!

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  • valerie

    December 15, 2012 at 5:25 AM

    OMG ! i cant wait ! But i wish u would make another book about bliss and garrick :’ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc

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