“A successful ending to a brilliant trilogy about human hope and connection . . . set in a diverse world that celebrates and affirms all kinds of love.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review AXIE: HUGE CONGRATS to Katy for not only releasing her third novel today, but the FINAL book in her Age of Darkness trilogy, INTO… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Katy Rose Pool
We’re so beyond excited to host our friend, the incomparable, Axie Oh for our Author Spotlight this week. Today marks the release of her newest contemporary YA novel, XOXO! MEG: Welcome Axie! Give us a quick pitch of XOXO for anyone who might not know what it’s about (but will very soon). AXIE: Hi~~~ Meg!!! XOXO is about a… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Axie Oh and XOXO
Today we’re spotlighting our three Asian Writer’s Block Party contributors! Let’s give it up for Akshaya, Kat, and Axie!! QUESTION 1: What has it been like incorporating your Asian identities into your books? What’s your personal philosophy when it comes to being true to your identity in your writing? AKSHAYA: I think for me, writing… Continue reading APAHM Spotlight: Writer’s Block Party!
I am so excited to interview our next author to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month! This really means a lot to me because Sarah Suk was one of my first ever mentees! I absolutely fell in love with her sweet and fun writing style and I’m so excited to talk to her about her debut Young… Continue reading APAHM Spotlight: SARAH SUK
We’re so excited to have Sarena Nanua and Sasha Nanua for this week’s Author Spotlight to celebrate Asian (American) Pacific Islander Heritage Month! I put *American* because Sarena and Sasha are Canadian and this month is for celebrating all API diaspora writers! SISTERS OF THE SNAKE is out on June 15th and you can find… Continue reading AAPIHM Spotlight: Sarena and Sasha Nanua
We’re so excited to have June Hur for today’s Author Spotlight to celebrate Asian Pacific (American) Heritage Month! I put *American* because June is Canadian and this month is for celebrating all API diaspora writers! June’s second novel, The Forest of Stolen Girls, is out now! Axie: Hi June! Can you give us a quick… Continue reading APAHM Spotlight: JUNE HUR
We’re so incredibly excited to feature our very own Amanda Foody for today’s Author Spotlight to celebrate the release of her debut middle grade novel, The Accidental Apprentice, Book One in the Wilderlore series!! AXIE: Give us a quick pitch for Wilderlore: The Accidental Apprentice! What can we expect to find in this book? FOODY: Wilderlore follows… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Amanda Foody and Wilderlore: The Accidental Apprentice!
We’re so excited to be featuring a friend of the blog on our Author Spotlight series: Tara Sim! Happy release day to you, Tara and your newest book Ravage the Dark the sequel to Scavenge the Stars, your dark, gender-bent retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo. KAT: Tara! So excited to be talking with… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Tara Sim
We’re so excited to be featuring another of our very own WBP contributors on our Author Spotlight series: Mara Fitzgerald! Happiest of release days to BEYOND THE RUBY VEIL!! The book is out today so make sure you grab your copy (and you can get a signed and personalized copy here!) Give us a quick pitch for BEYOND… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Mara Fitzgerald
We’re so thrilled to be celebrating not one but TWO books out today by our incredible WBP contributors!! Happiest of book birthdays to AS THE SHADOW RISES and QUEEN OF VOLTS!! Make sure you grab your copies of these incredible sequels (and you can order signed copies of ATSR here and QOV here!) Tell us… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Katy Rose Pool and Amanda Foody