Book Recommendation: STORM by Brigid Kemmerer

So, if you’re friends with me, odds are you’ve probably heard me gush about Brigid Kemmerer’s Storm at some point or another. And truth be told, it’s actually a bit surreal for me to be writing this book recommendation, because it feels like just yesterday that Brigid was emailing me this book chapter by chapter while she wrote it. And it’s even more surreal to actually HOLD this book in my hands! STORM came out […]

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What We’re Reading Now

Another week comes to a close! And this means plenty of time to curl up on the couch with a good book. Here’s a peek at the books us PubCrawl gals will be spending some time with this weekend… Rachel is reading Deadly CooL by Gemma Halliday and The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight. Vee is reading Atonement by Ian McEwan. Sooz is reading The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner. Sarah is […]

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NARB or Just Read!

I pursued a career in publishing because I love books. Not just like books. Not just enjoy them on occasion. I’m talking make-you-late-to-work-and-miss-half-your-family-vacation-with-nose-in-the-pages kind of love. LOVE. So I pursued this career with enthusiasm.  Worked endless unpaid hours as an intern.  Took classes.  Volunteered for every single extra opportunity.  Attended conferences.  And it has brought me to today, where I get to work on my own list of books, with my own list of clients!  […]

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Interview with Jennifer Bosworth, author of Struck

Struck Mia Price is a lightning addict. She’s survived countless strikes, but her craving to connect to the energy in storms endangers her life and the lives of those around her. Los Angeles, where lightning rarely strikes,is one of the few places Mia feels safe from her addiction. But when an earthquake devastates the city, her haven is transformed into a minefield of chaos and danger. The beaches become massive tent cities. Downtown is a […]

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Creative Writing Classes — Beneficial or a Waste of Time?

When I was in high school, I was adamant that I would never take a creative writing class. The pointers we received in English classes always seemed pointless and inapplicable to my own writing—creative writing wasn’t something that could be easily passed on from student to teacher. The best writing teacher, I thought, would be reading as many books as possible. I still, to a large extent, think this. At the same time, I’m happily […]

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