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About Peni

I write books for young people and live in San Antonio in a house I hope to have fixed up in my lifetime. The 12 books I've published in the last 20 yeras are primarily mystery and fantasy, with a couple of contemporary outliers. A state award or two, a few genre nominations; I do all right; but you're only as good as your next book.
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11/17/2015Idea Garage Sale: A Little Bit of Fun with First Lines (0 Comments )
The days the gravity failed, nothing ever got done.Hindsight being 20/20, I should've seen what was coming the moment the sky turned royal purple; but I wasn't paying attention.Her philosophy of life was simple: When offered two choices, select the... Read the rest of this post
11/13/2015Events! (0 Comments )
I'm driving up to San Marcos in a little bit to hear Dr. James Adavasio speak and to prove to myself that, little by little, I am coming back. Sunday I'll be going to Austin, to BookPeople and Greg Leitich-Smith's book launch.On Veteran's Day, I... Read the rest of this post
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1. The Treasure Bird (Hardcover)
    Author: GRIFFIN
    Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
Ages 9-12 10/31/1992
7 Reviews  
2. Hobkin (Hardcover)
    Author: GRIFFIN
    Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
Young Adults 04/30/1992
1 Reviews  
3. Otto from Otherwhere (Paperback)
    Author: GRIFFIN
    Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Young Adults 12/17/1991
2 Reviews  
4. Dig in Time, A (Hardcover)
    Author: GRIFFIN
    Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
Ages 9-12 03/30/1991
4 Reviews  
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1. Moomin Book Seven: The Complete Lars Jansson Comic Strip (Hardcover)
    Author: Lars Jansson
    Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
N/A 12/8/2012
Peni said: Moominpappa. On a Farm. Yeah, you know you want it.
tags: I read
1 Reviews
2. Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite (Hardcover)
    Author: Barry Deutsch
    Publisher: Amulet Books
Ages 9-12 12/8/2012
Peni said: A more complete story than the first. I love Fruma. And Mirka's siblings are pretty rad, too!
tags: I read
53 Reviews  
3. My Name Is Not Easy (Hardcover)
    Author: Debby Dahl Edwardson
    Publisher: Amazon Children's Publishing
Young Adults 12/8/2012
Peni said: I'm getting a signed copy for my Mom.
tags: I read , I recommend
258 Reviews  
4. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance (Vorkosigan Saga) (Hardcover)
    Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
    Publisher: Baen
N/A 12/8/2012
Peni said: That Idiot Ivan Falls in Love. And she's just right for him - no ambition!
tags: I read
1 Reviews
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Comment by Christine Kohler on 10/11/2010 at 9:32 PM:
Peni, I wanted to leave this message on your blog, but am always stopped by the Google sign up/in line. I don't know if I have a Google account separate from my Google check-out account (for selling my e-writing book.) Oh, here's the message. It's past my bedtime.
Exciting! I wish I could... more
Comment by Pam T on 3/30/2010 at 1:31 PM:
LOL!!! Peni, your comment on the Hunger Game series is hysterical! (And you've made me so happy that I've waited. )

Now, let me ask you about the Queens Thief series. Did you like the first book better than the following ones, or vice-versa?
Comment by Pam T on 3/30/2010 at 1:02 PM:
Let me know what you think about "Conspiracy of Kings", Peni. (And I didn't read Catching Fire yet. Waiting until right before "Mockingjay" comes out)
Comment by Cynthia Leitich Smith on 3/5/2010 at 2:19 PM:
Hi Peni! Thanks for the NYT cheers. I was so incredibly shocked. And yes, progress in fresh directions and all that. Keep in touch!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 2/9/2010 at 7:56 PM:
Hello, Peni.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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