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these witches don’t burn featured on cosmo - ya novels (Jan 15, 2019)

Cosmopolitan complied a list of The 11 Best Young Adult Books You'll Be Obsessed With in 2019 and included TWDB as number 9 on their list! Other titles include Jennifer Dugan’s HOT DOG GIRL, Tehlor Kay Mejia’s WE SET THE DARK ON FIRE, and Caleb Roehrig’s DEATH PREFERS BLONDES. You can see the full list here.


These Witches Don’t Burn featured on B&N Blog - Fantasy (December 21, 2018)

B&N released a list of their 50 most anticipated fantasy novels for the first half of 2019. The list, compiled by Melissa Albert. These Witches Don’t Burn is on the list along with YA fantasy heavy hitters Holly Black, Leigh Bardugo, and Roshani Chokshi along with fellow debuts Gita Trelease (Enchantee), Astrid Scholte (Four Dead Queens), and Swati Teerdhala (The Tiger at Midnight). You can read the full list here.


These Witches Don’t Burn featured on B&N blog - debuts (December 19, 2018)

B&N released a list of their 20 Most Anticipated YA Debuts of 2019: January-June, written by Sona Charaipotra. The list includes some of my favorite 2019 reads so far (including Wicked Saints by Emily Duncan and The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman), plus some of my own most anticipated reads (including Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds, The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf, and We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia). You can read the full list here.


these witches don’t burn COVER REVEAL ON PENGUIN TEEN (October 30, 2018)

Penguin Teen revealed the gorgeous cover of TWDB! You can also get a sneak peek of the first chapter. Check out the cover and meet Hannah (and her so-terrible-you-can’t-help-but-love-her ex-girlfriend Veronica) here.


these witches don't burn featured on penguin teen (June 22, 2018)

Penguin Teen included These Witches Don't Burn as part of their 2019 YA preview, alongside books by Rachel Hawkins (!), Kat Cho, and Jennifer Dugan! You can see the full round-up here.


First podcast interview (April 27, 2018)

Meet Isabel on Claribel Ortega's wonderful podcast Write Or Die! You can find the episode on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. And be sure to check out Claribel's website. Her middle grade debut is also coming out in 2019!


debut YA book deal (october 26, 2017)

Razorbill has acquired North American rights to Isabel's YA debut, These Witches Don't Burn, and a sequel, for publication in 2019 and 2020. Read more about the deal here and add the book on Goodreads here.


Agent update (APril 25, 2017)

Isabel is now represented by Kathleen Rushall at Andrea Brown Literary Agency! She's thrilled to pieces to be working with Kathleen and to be part of the wonderful group of authors at ABLA.


#DVPIt success story interview (August 11, 2016)

Beth Phelan, creator and moderator of the Twitter pitch contest #DVpit, is interviewing authors and agents who found each other through #DVpit. You can check out my interview with Molly and Beth here! Get a little insight into BURNING SALEM and tips for participating in the next #DVpit. 


Shoutout in 88 cups of tea! (August 4, 2016)

I knew Molly was awesome, but wow! This is a really cool interview. She's officially a badass. The whole interview proves how amazing she is as an agent (so take a listen here!). Molly's foreign sales prowess is AMAZING. She even gives BURNING SALEM a quick shout-out at the 6:20 mark.


I got an agent! (May 19, 2016)

I've officially signed with Molly Jaffa at Folio Literary! I'm beyond thrilled to be partnered with such an amazing agent. You can read more about how I found Molly here.