Posts By: kristinlgray

New Book Deal!

I’m so happy to announce I get to keep working with the great folks at Simon & Schuster Paula Wiseman Books.

Here’s my new deal announcement for The Amelia Six as it appeared in Publisher’s Weekly:

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Early Reviews and more

Hi friends,

I’m so thrilled to share this early review for Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge which appeared in Publisher’s Weekly yesterday:

Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge

Kristin L. Gray. S&S/Wiseman, $16.99 (208p) ISBN 978-1-4814-5842-9

In this sensitive and uplifting coming-of-age journey, … Read More

New books for the new year!

Looking for new novels for kids to kick-start your year? Here’s a great chart of new books and the dates they release. I love this crew and their books so much. I hope you’ll check them out. Happy Reading!

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My Work Space

I had my kids move their stuff off my desk last night, so it is clean!

I have new project to draft, and I’m hoping, hoping, hoping I can make it as awesome and hilarious as it is living inside … Read More



I was lucky enough to interview debut author Victoria Coe on the Swanky Seventeens about her delightful middle-grade novel, FENWAY & HATTIE, in stores now. It’s written from a dog’s point of view and is tons of fun. Perfect … Read More

Hey, It’s National Young Readers Day.

The great folks at Casper informed me that today is National Young Readers Day. To celebrate kid readers everywhere, I thought I’d share with you what my family is reading now. I’m always a sucker for seeing what books occupy … Read More

Exiting News.

I’m over the moon to announce the sale of my debut middle-grade novel to Simon & Schuster’s Paula Wiseman Books. Look for Vilonia in Spring 2017. She’s warming up her pitching arm as we speak. 🙂


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