We are continuing the blog celebration this week with an interview with a wonderful author and a dear friend, Mary McCoy. We first met years ago when she hosted a teen book fest at the Los Angeles library and stayed friends ever since. I’m so pleased to be hosting her on the blog, especially since we have an ARC of her newest novel, I, Claudia (expected October 2018) up for grabs in the giveaway!
Hello! I’ll be here every day this week, posting reviews, event recaps, and exclusive interviews with amazing YA authors. I’m also promoting the EPIC giveaway I have going on, which has over 20 signed books up for grabs! Today is the second day of celebrating and the first interview with YA fantasy author, Cinda Williams Chima!
Exactly six years ago today, I started What A Nerd Girl Says. After many other names, I settled on that one and its been my moniker for exactly six years. What started off as a way for me to share my love of all things fandom, and started as an angry girl rant to shout at the internet haters who would put down young adult literature, became something so much more. It seems insanely to me that I, Sara, Nerd Girl, am still here after all these years.
Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond.
The Throwback Thursday review is where I take a book I recently reread and review it with new eyes. It could be a book I’m reading for the second, third, fourth or millionth time. Some books haven’t been read in years so its fun to throwback and see if my opinion has changed!
After crossing off the bucket list item of FINALLY meeting the fantastic Rick Riordan last month, I got the sudden urge to reread some Percy Jackson. It is one of the best series and its been awhile since I’ve read this first book and now, of course, I want to continue reading the rest of the series…
Please keep in mind that Throwback Thursday reviews are based on reread books. They most likely will contain spoilers as the books have already been released for some time. This is your only warning if you want to avoid spoilers for these books.
In IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE, Ashley shares her own life lessons, as well as lessons from iconic Disney characters, as a way to inspire girls to create big dreams and work to make them a reality.
I’m sad that I missed out on meeting her at my favorite place – Angel Stadium – tonight during the Angel game (GO HALOS!) since Ashley and her husband, David, are two of my favorite people on the planet but I was lucky enough to get my hands on this book and I’m excited to share what I thought of it with you guys!