Q & A with YA author, CC Hunter (plus the trailer for This Heart of Mine!)

About the Novel: This Heart of Mine is about seventeen-year-old Leah, who receives a heart transplant. The new heart saves her life, but puts her on a journey to find out what happened to its donor — a boy from her school that supposedly committed suicide. Leah connects with her donor’s twin brother, Matt, and … More Q & A with YA author, CC Hunter (plus the trailer for This Heart of Mine!)

Q & A with author Emily Ecton and a giveaway of her new middle grade novel, The Ambrose Deception!

This week, I’m excited to share a Q & A with author Emily Ecton. Below the interview, you’ll find more information about Emily and a link to a Rafflecopter Giveaway for her new novel, The Ambrose Deception.  Hi Emily! Thanks for chatting with me! Let’s dive right into the questions… 1) I’ll admit, I had a … More Q & A with author Emily Ecton and a giveaway of her new middle grade novel, The Ambrose Deception!

YA Spotlight and Giveaway: Fade to Us by Julia Day

Julia Day’s Fade to Us is a story about found families, the bond of sisterhood, and the agony and awe of first love.

 Brooke’s summer is going to be EPIC— having fun with her friends and a job that lets her buy a car. Then her new stepfather announces his daughter is moving in. Brooke has always … More YA Spotlight and Giveaway: Fade to Us by Julia Day

Book Launch Fun! A Small Blue Whale by Beth Ferry, illustrated by Lisa Mundorff

Yesterday, the Brielle Public Library in New Jersey was playfully transformed by whale cookies, penguin balloons, cleverly-named candies, and more for the book launch of A Small Blue Whale.  A Small Blue Whale, written by New York Times bestselling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) and illustrated by Lisa Mundorff, is a beautiful, charming picture book … More Book Launch Fun! A Small Blue Whale by Beth Ferry, illustrated by Lisa Mundorff

Halloween YA Spotlight: The Mortician’s Daughter by C.C. Hunter

Happy Halloween! The first exciting novel in a brand-new series from New York Times bestselling author C. C. Hunter! Her dad’s job is with the dead . . . and he’s bringing his work home with him. Once again, seventeen-year-old Riley Smith is the new kid in school and her dad’s career has her back to being … More Halloween YA Spotlight: The Mortician’s Daughter by C.C. Hunter

Q & A with YA author Eliza Wass, with a spotlight on The Cresswell Plot

Hi Eliza, welcome to For the Love of KidLit! I want to chat with you about The Cresswell Plot, but first I can’t resist asking you a little bit about yourself. In an interview with The Guardian, you spoke openly about your strict religious upbringing and the oppression you felt as a young person. Your … More Q & A with YA author Eliza Wass, with a spotlight on The Cresswell Plot