It’s Cocktail Hour!

It’s Cocktail Hour!

Update: We have a winner! Thanks for playing, everybody! To celebrate the September release of LADY COP MAKES TROUBLE, the sequel to GIRL WAITS WITH GUN, we’re giving away a cocktail set and a drink recipe to go with it!  Oh, and you’ll get an advance copy of the book, too, of course.  If you’re in a book club, spread the word! Somebody in your club needs to win this, and bring the drinks. And if you want to go straight to...

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$2.99 eBook–and free stuff!

The GIRL WAITS WITH GUN paperback comes out this week, and to celebrate, there’s a lot going on. First, the ebook is $2.99 right now, everywhere ebooks are sold. (get direct links here) Second, the sequel, LADY COP MAKES TROUBLE, is now available for pre-order everywhere. Oh, and I’m going out on the road this month. Am I coming to a city near you? Finally, we are giving a bunch of stuff away on my Facebook page! Go here to enter....

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Kopp Sisters paper dolls!

Kopp Sisters paper dolls!

Yes, it’s true. You, too, can cut out your very own set of Kopp Sisters paper dolls and re-enact scenes from Girl Waits with Gun (or, you know, propose scenes for future books. Lady Cop Makes Trouble is coming in September, but there are more in the works after that!) Norma has her pigeons, Fleurette has her fashion, and Constance, of course, has her gun. Download the high-res PDF here.  Have...

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Win some stuff on Instagram

Win some stuff on Instagram

Hi friends! I’m giving away a hardcover first edition, a CD audio edition, and some swag over on Instagram. Would you like to win? Just head over to Instagram (I’m amystewart, easy to find) and see all the details here.  Ends March 8, 10 am PST          

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Color the Kopps!

Color the Kopps!

That’s right, friends. The covers of Girl Waits with Gun and Lady Cop Makes Trouble (coming September 2016) have been coloring book-ized! Use the links below to download PDFs, and if you do color them, I hope you’ll share your artwork with me. Enjoy! Download Girl Waits with Gun coloring poster (PDF) Download Lady Cop Makes Trouble coloring...

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Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

I’m so pleased to share the cover art for the sequel to Girl Waits with Gun. The next installment in the real-life adventures of the Kopp sisters is coming in September 2016. Stay tuned for news about the Lady Cop Makes Trouble book tour and other details…but meanwhile, here’s an excerpt in Entertainment Weekly, and the news that there’s a TV deal in the works! More soon about all of...

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Book Tour Dates

Book Tour Dates

I’m on tour and I’d love to see you.  We’re having cocktails and lots of laughs.  You can always keep up with my events here, and if I’m not coming to your city, maybe we can do a library, bookstore, or book club Skype event.

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Pre-Orders: The Early Bird Gets the Autograph

Pre-Orders: The Early Bird Gets the Autograph

Pre-Order Girl Waits with Gun now and get a bookplate signed by the author AND the girl who waited with the gun! If you pre-order a print edition of Girl Waits with Gun and send a copy of your receipt to email hidden; JavaScript is required, I will sign one of these cool bookplates with both my signature and a rubber stamp of Constance’s signature. (see below for more about that.) You can put it in your book when it...

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Tour dates!

It’s official! We’ve got tour dates all worked out. If there are any updates or changes, I’ll post them right here. The only thing that matters on book tour is to fill the room with friendly faces–so if you’re in town, I hope you’ll stop by, and bring your friends. Hope to see you out there! (NOTE–updated–Copperfield’s event is now in Petaluma, and we added a Houston...

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An Author and Bookseller’s Perspective on Banned and Challenged Books

An Author and Bookseller’s Perspective on Banned and Challenged Books

This week, David Goldenberg wrote a piece on the FiveThirtyEight blog about the American Library Association’s list of banned and challenged books. I’m a writer married to a bookseller, so you can imagine the kinds of discussions that an article like this stirs up around our dinner table! My husband responded with this post about why our bookstore doesn’t celebrate Banned Books Week, and a second post on what a banned book...

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