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My Readercon Schedule

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Tomorrow I head off to Boston for my first Readercon! I’ll be getting both my panels out of the way on Friday, so then I can sit back and enjoy the rest of the conference. (Whew!) I’m so excited to speak about a hero of mine, Diana Wynne Jones, who is a memorial guest of honor. Here’s where I’ll be: FRIDAY, JULY 8th 11:00 AM    BH    The Works of Diana Wynne Jones. Lena Coakley, Alena McNamara, Sharyn November (leader), Bethany Powell, Sonya Taaffe. Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2011) is renowned as one of the twentieth century’s best writers of children’s...

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Why Jane Eyre is Most Definitely a YA Novel–The Guardian

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First sparks of love, first kisses, first great disappointments : Lena Coakley on why Jane Eyre is not just a classic, it’s classic YA Really delighted to see my name on a Guardian byline today! Do you agree? Is Jane Eyre a YA novel? Have a look at my article over on The Guardian blog and then feel free to Tweet your opinion to me @lenacoakley

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Toronto Book Launch!

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In the Toronto area? Join me for the Canadian launch of WORLDS OF INK AND SHADOW this Saturday at Ben McNally...

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Blog Tour Schedule

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  I’ll be having a blog tour for WORLDS OF INK AND SHADOW, hosted by the wonderful folks at Chapter by Chapter Blog Tours. It will run from January 4th to the 15th. Check out the full tour schedule on their website,...

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“Coakley has written an intricate, evocative and imaginative story that honours its subjects’ legacy…”

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“Coakley has written an intricate, evocative and imaginative story that honours its subjects’ legacy…”

Quill & Quire, Starred review
Worlds of Ink and Shadow

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Canadian Cover Reveal!

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As promised, here it is! I go back and forth between liking this one better and liking the American better. Either way, I am one lucky author. What do you think?

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