I am so pleased to show off Kelley Lynn’s striking new cover. Isn’t that glowing title font divine? It sets off the book’s astronomy theme so well. Read all about One Wish Away below, and make sure you get your copy come November 11!
astronomer, and with a best friend like Darren she barely has time to miss the
mother who abandoned her family years ago. She’s too busy planning to follow in
her father’s footsteps, and to become the youngest astronomer at Space
Exploration and Discovery.
only to discover her braniac dad is the mastermind of a top-secret
government experiment. They promise to build a perfect world, one galaxy at a
time, but with every tweak of the present, a bit more of the future starts to
the consequences are worth more than wishing on a star.
Eventually the day came when the voices in Kelley Lynn’s head were more
insistent than her engineering professor’s. So instead of turning to her
Thermodynamics book, Kelley brought up a blank page on her computer screen and
wrote. Somewhere along the way she became a Young Adult author.
Kelley was born and raised a Midwestern girl. She’s not afraid to sweat and
fills her free time with softball, soccer and volleyball. (Though you probably
don’t want her on your volleyball team.) She occasionally makes guest
appearances as a female vocalist for area bands. Music plays a large role in
her writing process as well as the characters and plot lines within her
You can find Kelley hanging out at her blog, titled in her name, as well as the
group blog she shares with her fellow critique partners, Falling for Fiction.
Kelley is a member of the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators.
Now, to continue with the star theme, an interactive astronomy textbook called Reach for the Stars: Touch, Look, Listen, Learn has just been released for Apple’s iPad. It was designed for vision-impaired children, but anyone can enjoy it. Here’s the link for US readers. If you’re in Australia, download it from the iBookstore. It’s free!