My favorite types of characters are the ones who stir the pot and make things interesting. Take for example, Blair Waldorf from GOSSIP GIRL: she always had a new scheme up her sleeve that’s either going to benefit herself, her friends, or take someone down. (Eat dust Little J.) I think a lot of us… Continue reading Acing Grey Characters
We are so excited to have debut author of LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS, Samira Ahmed, on our blog today! This book is not only wonderfully written with lots of heart and humor, and it’s very timely so we think everyone should give it a read when it comes out on January 16, 2018 from… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Samira Ahmed
We love spotlighting debut authors on Writer’s Block Party and we were lucky enough to get an interview with the wonderful Heather Kaczynski on her Book Birthday! Heather is the author of the Young Adult Sci-Fi DARE MIGHTY THINGS out today! 1. What’s your quick pitch for DARE MIGHTY THINGS? Dare Mighty Things is about an ambitious,… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Heather Kaczynski
Hi Axie! Did you get my last Snapchat? Wait, we’re supposed to be doing an interview about your amazing book REBEL SEOUL! I figured you’ve done a few cool interviews already so why don’t we have a little fun with this one! First, I adored the amazing Sci-Fi YA world you built in REBEL SEOUL.… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Axie Oh
The day has come! The one that WBP has been waiting for on pins and needles… …it’s release day for DAUGHTER OF THE BURNING CITY by our own amazing Amanda Foody! Check out our amazing Author Spotlight Interview (our first) with Foody from earlier this year (click below to go to the full interview): We’ve… Continue reading Release Day: Daughter of the Burning City + Giveaway (CLOSED)!
We are super excited for today’s author spotlight: the hilarious F. C. Yee, debut author of THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO. This book came onto our radar last May when it was pitched as Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets American Born Chinese. How cool is that? After reading, we’re thrilled to say the comps… Continue reading Author Spotlight: F. C. Yee
A bunch of the WBP contributors went to ALA Annual conference this year in Chicago and we had an amazing time! Partly because we were able to see Amanda Foody on her first panel and Axie Oh had her first signing for her debut REBEL SEOUL! To start out the weekend on Friday there were some signings (including one… Continue reading Conference Report: ALA Annual 2017 & ARC GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)
Hi everyone! We are SO thrilled to have Maurene Goo on the blog today to talk about I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE which comes out May 30th! I was lucky enough to read an early copy, and I was so blown away by the humor and heart in this adorable YA romance. I’m so happy… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Maurene Goo
Writer’s Block Party is honored to host Chapter One Young Writers’ Conference team member Katelyn Pettit, as part of their Ch1Con Blog Hop. For more information on Ch1Con go here: chapteroneconference.com. Hi everyone, My name is Katelyn and I am a writer, conference attendee, and host for Chapter One Young Writers Conference. I am so excited… Continue reading Ch1Con Blog Hop: Dreams vs. Goals
We’ve chosen the winners of our launch giveaway!* Signed hardcover of AND I DARKEN by Kiersten White Winner: Karina Romano (@MermaidsReadToo) Signed hardcover of WINDWITCH by Susan Dennard Winner: Sophia Grace Duong (@sgduong18) Hardcover of CROOKED KINGDOM by Leigh Bardugo Winner: Caitlin Fellows (@cait8booklover) Pre-order of A CROWN OF WISHES by Roshani Chokshi Winner: June Tan (@junescribbles) Thank you to everyone… Continue reading Launch Giveaway Winners!