And then, somehow, it was September, and Autumn was in the air. I’ve been making an effort recently to slow my life down a bit, to make sure I take some time to stop and smell the roses—to be more thoughtful about what I’m doing each day and not just bulldoze my way through work … More Autumn/Flash Gordon approaching
I went to the first Boston Book Festival in 2009, near the end of my first year in Boston. I wrote two quick posts about it, one of which I can never delete because it’s cited on Wikipedia. It was a great experience. Boston was still a new home to me and I didn’t have … More Boston Book Festival, 5 years later
Hannah is one of my biffers, and I’m thrilled to help spread the word about her newest book, Zombie Tag. It hits shelves tomorrow, Tuesday December 20, and it is a pretty awesome piece of MG fiction. (MG is just a label—you bet your boots I’m planning to read it.) You may recall, last year, … More OUT TUESDAY: Zombie Tag, by Hannah Moskowitz
My friends keep writing books that make me cry. Bitches. This month’s culprit is Suzanne Young, with her new novel A NEED SO BEAUTIFUL. Here’s the blurb: We all want to be remembered. Charlotte’s destiny is to be Forgotten… Charlotte’s best friend thinks Charlotte might be psychic. Her boyfriend thinks she’s cheating on him. But … More what I’m reading this month: A Need So Beautiful by Suzanne Young
Hi! I have a giant inflatable heart. Head included for scale. Yes, I need a haircut. Courtesy of Chuck Palahniuk, who gives possibly the best author reading I’ve ever been to. Overly tired right now, but I’ll probably do a post proper on Chuck P tomorrow or sometime.
These two weeks belong to my dear friend Suzanne Young. First, BIG NEWS #1: Suzanne Young’s A NEED SO BEAUTIFUL, in which a 17-year-old discovers that by performing the good deeds that her body compels her to, she will disappear into the Light and be forgotten, but by fighting “the Need,” her fate could be … More awesome things happening to awesome people
Mi amiga Suzanne the Fabulous is giving away her book THE NAUGHTY LIST, plus a goodie bag! Check it out!
I’m going to be occupied with family adventures and responsibilities this week, but I thought I’d give you all something to do while I’m gone: WIN BOOKS! But not just any books. No. This week you get a chance to win 3 books written by 3 of my very good friends, all debut authors within … More the super-duper YA book giveaway