Holy hell…

…I’ve sold a book!

Finally, finally, finally! 

Kissing Max Holden is going to be published by Swoon Reads under Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan! 

Seriously, guys — I wish I could adequately describe how over the moon I am. My characters, Jillian and Max, will live on real paper, beneath a beautiful cover. I get to work with Lauren Scobell, Holly West, and the rest of the Swoon Reads team. Kissing Max Holden, the manuscript I’ve poured my heart into over the last six (yes — six) years, is going to be an actual book.

Totally surreal!

I’m so grateful to everyone who has supported me and my story. The ratings and comments you left over at Swoon Reads played an enormous part in getting Kissing Max Holden noticed, and I can’t thank you enough. I wish I could bake enough cupcakes and cookies and brownies to share with you all!

Be sure to check out the official announcement at Swoon Reads!

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40 responses to “Holy hell…

  1. I’m so thrilled for you! This is the best news I’ve heard all day!

  2. I can’t even describe how happy I am for you. I’m tearing up a bit here because you deserve this SO MUCH. I love your story and I’m so glad it found a great home. Giant CONGRATULATIONS!!!

  3. Congrats, Katy! This is AWESOME news! And long, long overdue. Can’t wait to get my hands on the finished product!

  4. CONGRATULATIONS, Katy!!! Even though I read and rated the Swoon Reads submission version, I’m excited to go to the bookstore and buy a real-life hard copy when KMH is released! Can’t wait to read more from you 🙂

    • Yay! Thank you so much, Samantha! I can tell you, we’ve got some edits in mind for MAX, so I think you’ll be surprised if you reread. I’m so grateful for your support! ❤

  5. Congratulations! So happy it worked out and can’t wait to hear when it’s released!

  6. Aaah, congrats, Katy!! This is awesome. You and KMH so deserve this- you’re a fantastic author, and it’s a fantastic book. Can’t wait to buy it!!!

  7. Ahhhhh! I just gasped out loud 🙂 so happy for you!!

  8. SOON HAPPY FOR YOU KATY!!!! This is such awesome news to come right before the holiday! xoxoxo

  9. FANTASTIC! So happy for you, katy.

  10. OMG that’s HUGE! Congrats! This is super exciting news I hope you have a fantastic day celebrating!

  11. I am so happy for you Katy!!!! I’ve been checking the Swoon Says blog every day now waiting for the the next list, and when I saw Kissing Max Holden I stopped and shrieked, earning me quite a few stares all around. Totally worth it though- this news made my day! You definitely deserved this, and I had been hoping to see this book published. Wishes do come true- for you especially! Congratulations!!!

  12. Yay! I’m so happy for you! This is wonderful news. 🙂

  13. Michelle Roberts

    Yay! Congrats!

  14. Ah, congratulation Katy! Such wonderful news – all your hard work has finally paid off! What a great way to end the year x

  15. Congrats again, Katy!!! I am so happy for you and your book, and I am just so excited I will finally be able to hold something of yours in my hands. 😀 What a great early xmas gift, right? 😉 You deserve it, and I expect this is just the beginning for you! *sends you so much love*

  16. Amazing! 6 years? Wow. Was it one of your first completed novels?

  17. Such great news!! Congrats again 🙂

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