In John’s defense, my dad also cried during The Rescuers, when Penny gets adopted.
To celebrate the release of My True Love Gave to Me, My Kinda Book is doing winterviews—interviews about our favorite winter things!—with all twelve anthology authors.
Sixth winterview = Kiersten White. Read her answers here!
True story: My daughter (10) is SO enamored of the UK cover in all its shiny, pink-edged glory, she has begged to be allowed to read it. (First request was to read my story, second request was to read Steph’s.) I’m allowing her a few of the stories, and the rest she can wait to grow up a bit before reading : )
Catfishing the Catfish: Writing, Stalking & Wanting to be Heard -
By now we’ve all read the article that momentarily distracted Twitter from tweeting about John Grisham, The Guardian piece, subtitled “An Author Confronts Her Number One Online Critic” could more accurately be called “An Author Stalks a Blogger, Is Amazingly Not Arrested, Plus Makes the Internet…
I always appreciate Laura Ruby’s insight. Also she has amazing hair.
My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve incredible authors! Twelve holiday love stories! Four starred reviews! It’s available *now* for purchase at independent bookstores, Barnes & Noble, Target, Amazon, etc.
I love how they managed to get all the names on the spine. Usually anthologies are like BIG NAME, BIG NAME, BIG NAME, plus some others. And the cover is so gorgeous, too!
#tbt Redwall edition! Have you read these books? #Redwall #Instagram
These are the editions of my heart. I have several on my shelves from when I was a little girl, and now my kids are reading them!
The show has its weaknesses, but Abbie Mills is the best character on television right now.
Yes, you are, Abbie. Don’t be modest.
In my head, based on the title alone, “Out of the Woods” was a song steeped in fairy-tale imagery, where instead of going into the woods, being beset by monsters, and requiring rescue, the girls come out of the woods having turned into the monsters that a patriarchal society feared they would be:
Self-possessed, powerful, capable of saving themselves.
Anyway but a song about a relationship is cool too.
First stop: San Diego! Come see me along with kathrynroseksk and kierstenwhite at Mysterious Galaxy at 6PM tomorrow, Oct 16!
Or come to my other stops!
My True Love Gave to Me, festively decked out in lights!
This holiday anthology—with twelve swoony romances by bestselling authors Holly Black, Ally Carter, Matt de la Peña, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Stephanie Perkins, Rainbow Rowell, Laini Taylor, and Kiersten White—is available *NOW* from your local independent booksellers, Barnes & Noble, Target, Amazon, etc.
Stephanie Perkins stopped by to sign some copies of My True Love Gave to Me, the amazing anthology she edited (and contributed to). She and David Levithan will be here for an event in November!
If you’d like a signed-by-me copy of My True Love Gave to Me (or a signed copy of Anna, Lola, or Isla), my hometown bookstore Malaprop’s will be happy to ship it to you. Order on their website or over the phone. Bonus: They ship internationally!
Ugh she is so cute I can’t even.