Abrams, Maureen’s publisher for The Telling Stone, will be releasing the paperback version in May 2016 with this new cover. In addition, they have prepared a discussion guide for the book with questions for literature circles, book groups and class discussions. Abrams will include the discussion guide in the back of the paperback edition, or readers can get it directly from Maureen’s webpage.
While you’re here, don’t forget about Maureen’s Peculiar Giveaway! There are a few copies left for deserving libraries. Check it out!
Maureen McQuerry’s book, Time Out of Time: Beyond the Door, has been selected as a finalist in the Washington State Book Award in the category of Books for Middle Readers (ages 9 to 12). Winners selected by the Center for the Book will be announced in a ceremony at the Seattle Public Library on October 10.
Maureen’s newest book, The Telling Stone, the second book from Time Out of Time, was released on May 12, 2015.
Maureen traveled to Seattle to give readings from The Telling Stone at Third Place Books and Queen Anne Book Company, despite having broken her shoulder a day before. Ouch!
The readings in Seattle are in addition to events in the TriCities. Adventures Underground hosted Maureen for a Book Release Party on May 16. Barnes & Noble hosted a Book Release Party, including a scavenger hunt for kids, on May 23.
Author of Beyond the Door and The Telling Stone, the Time Out of Time duet, Maureen Doyle McQuerry is an award-winning poet and author, specializing in YA literature and writing. She was the 2000 McAuliffe Fellow for Washington state. Her poems regularly appear in the Southern Review, Atlanta Review, and others. Formerly a teacher, Maureen lives in Richland, Washington.
In addition to the Time Out of Time pair, Maureen has written