Hi Jenn! Thanks for stopping by For the Love of KidLit to chat. I am also a Virgo-Writer-Jenn 🙂 Yay for Virgo writers! *high five* 1) I was fascinated to learn that a version of SLEIGHT was originally published in 2011. This new version is a top-to-bottom reimagining of the story. How did you … More Q & A with Jennifer Sommersby, YA author of SLEIGHT — with giveaway!
Hi Jen! Thanks for stopping by my blog to chat. Congratulations on the upcoming release of PS I Miss You, your debut middle-grade novel! Thank you so much for having me! I really appreciate all the effort that goes into these questions, and the time you put into your blog. 1) Tell me about your … More Q & A with debut middle grade author Jen Petro-Roy with giveaway!
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!)
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!
Hello and welcome! Can you pitch Phantom of New York for readers? A boy moves to New York City, to a hotel that is magnificent, magical, and a little haunted, and soon he learns the hotel has been expecting him. What about the villain, and the princess, and the prophecy? All that stuff? Let me … More Q & A with MG/YA author A.L. Janney with Giveaway!
Hi Jenny, BIG congrats on your debut YA novel and thank you for taking the time to chat with me about your writing journey and the release of Everything Must Go. 1. Writing a novel while in college sounds like a very difficult task, yet that’s exactly what you did. From a note on … More Q & A with debut YA author Jenny Fran Davis
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
MICE SKATING is the story of a mouse who loves winter and who does everything she can to get her friends to join her in the cold. This funny, punny love song to winter – and to one brave, bold, and generous mouse – will have kids bundling up for some cold-weather fun of … More Q & A with PB author Annie Silvestro – with a spotlight on her new release, Mice Skating
THE WAY TO BEA ASSETS About the Book: Title: THE WAY TO BEA Author: Kat Yeh Pub. Date: September 19, 2017 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pages: 352 With a charming voice, winning characters, and a perfectly-woven plot, Kat Yeh delivers a powerful story of friendship and finding a path towards embracing yourself. Everything in Bea’s world has … More Middle Grade Spotlight & Author Interview: The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh (with a giveaway!)
Hi Candace! Thanks for stopping by the blog to answer a few questions! I’m a person who loves book titles and THE INEVITABLE COLLISION OF BIRDIE & BASH screams YA to me. The title alone grabs you and makes you think that the collision of the characters is going to be epic — real teen-style … More Q & A with YA author Candace Ganger