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Friday, May 01, 2015

Interview with Kady Cross + Giveaway!

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Being a huge fan of ghost stories, I’m excited to be a part of the Sisters of Blood and Spirit blog tour! I’ve got the lovely Kady Cross on the blog today for a short interview along with a giveaway! First, let’s see what this book is all about in case you missed out on this one so far:

Interview with Kady Cross + Giveaway!Sisters of Blood and Spirit by Kady Cross
Series: Sisters of Blood and Spirit #1
Published by Harlequin Teen on March 31st 2015
Genres: Paranormal, YA
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Wren Noble is dead—she was born that way. Vibrant, unlike other dead things, she craves those rare moments when her twin sister allows her to step inside her body and experience the world of the living.

Lark Noble is alive but often feels she belongs in the muted Shadow Lands—the realm of the dead. Known as the crazy girl who talks to her dead sister, she doesn't exactly fit in with the living, though a recent suicide attempt and time in a psych ward have proved to her she's not ready to join her sister in the afterlife.

Now the guy who saved Lark's life needs her to repay the favor. He and his friends have been marked for death by the malevolent spirit of a vicious and long-dead serial killer, and the twins—who should know better than to mess with the dead—may be their only hope of staying alive.

Interview with Kady Cross

Let’s start with giving us a brief description of this book using a tweet (140 characters or less).

Sweet Valley High meets Supernatural.

What was the hardest part of writing Sisters of Blood and Spirit?

Sorting out, and keeping track of what ghosts can and can’t do in this world, and then staying on top of which of those rules Wren has to obey, and which ones she breaks.

If you could step inside anyone’s body/life for a day, whose would you choose (and why/what would you do)?

The Dalai Lama. That might seem strange, but I would love to spend a day in the mind of someone who is so at peace with life, and full of goodness. He always seems to be happy, which is something I admire. I think I would just spend the day enjoying that feeling of freedom that comes with his beliefs.

If you had to start over, would you do anything different with this book? (Can be about the whole writing/publishing process, or book-wise – plot etc)

I can’t think of a single thing I would do differently. That doesn’t mean that there isn’t thing, but at this moment nothing comes to mind!

Do you have any favorite quotes or a favorite passage in the book you want to share?

I have a couple. One is when Lark walks into ‘Nother Cup : So. Many. Hipsters. And the other one is more of a scene. Ben drives Lark home after they’ve all been to the hospital to visit someone. He tells her about having a crush on the same girl for years, and then she realizes he means her. I like that scene because he’s taking such a risk in telling her that, but Ben doesn’t see it that way. He’s just glad that he has a chance to say how he feels. I think that’s the moment Lark really starts to fall for him. I know it was the moment I did. 😉


About the Author

In her other life, Kady Cross is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than twenty books. She is lucky enough to have a husband who shares her love for the slightly twisted and all things geek, and a houseful of cats with whom she shares her darkest secrets. When she’s not listening to the characters in her head, she’s either trying to formulate the perfect lip gloss or teaching herself to solder. She has a weakness for all things girlie, sugar skulls and boots. Her love of books and makeup borders on addiction—of which she never, ever wants to be cured.

This post is part of the Sisters of Blood and Spirit blog tour.

Monday, April 20th – Bewitched Bookworms & Harlequin TEEN

Wednesday, April 22nd – Two Chicks on Books – Guest Post

Friday, April 24th – Chapter by Chapter – Interview

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Monday, April 27th – Me, My Shelf and I – Guest Post

Wednesday, April 29th – Fine Lines – Interview

Friday, May 1st – Xpresso Reads – Interview




Thanks to the amazing team at Harlequin Teen each stop on the tour will be offering up a copy of SISTERS OF BLOOD AND SPIRIT, so be sure and follow along for more guest posts, interviews and chances to win! To enter, please fill out the Rafflecopter form below!

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Tour: All the Rage by Courtney Summers Review & Giveaway

Tour: All the Rage by Courtney Summers Review & Giveaway

Posted by on 04/27/2015 • 12 Comments

I’m super excited to be taking part in this blog tour. Today on my stop I have my review and a giveaway for one copy of All the Rage (US & CAN only)

This book is one of those gritty dark contemporaries, that although tough to read at times, is so engrossing that you don’t want to put it down. There is no fluff to this. It’s harsh reality and tragic circumstances. It covers small town politics, bullying, and rape among other things. It’s not an enjoyable book to read, but it is a good one. I find books like this refreshing actually. They represent real issues that people go through, and all the horrible things that go along with them. I really felt for the characters…

Fearless Playlist!

Fearless Playlist!

Posted by on 04/22/2015 • 2 Comments

The Fearless blog tour is stopping by the blog today with the book’s Playlist! Here’s a little about the book first:

Fearless Playlist Biffy Clyro – Many of Horror

Ludovico Einaudi – I Due Fiumi

Mumford and Sons – I Gave You All

Paramore – Playing God

Erik Satie – Gnossienne no. 1 (Lent)

Mumford and Sons – Awake My Soul

Dustin O’Halloran – Fragile No. 4

Message to Bears – Running Through Woodland

The Temper Trap – Soldier On

Fleet Foxes – Tiger Mountain Peasant Song

Miike Snow – Silvia

Ludovico Einaudi – La Nescita Delle Cose Segrete About the Author

Emma Pass grew up at an environmental studies centre near London, went to…

Interview with Sharon Cameron + Giveaway!

Interview with Sharon Cameron + Giveaway!

Posted by on 04/20/2015 • 35 Comments

Sharon Cameron is on the blog today for a conversation on her newest release, Rook! First, let’s see what this book is all about:

Interview with Sharon Cameron

Hi Sharon! Thanks for stopping by today! I was a big fan of The Dark Unwinding and am looking forward to reading Rook!

Hello, and thanks so much for having me. So thrilled that you loved The Dark Unwinding!

Let’s start with giving us a brief description of Rook using a tweet (140 characters or less).


In a future without technology Sophia rescues innocents from death during the second French Revolution. Outwitting her fiancé is not so easy.

What was the most interesting part of your research for this novel? Is there something surprising or fascinating that you…

Interview with Courtney Summers!

Interview with Courtney Summers!

Posted by on 04/15/2015 • 12 Comments

I’m excited to have Courtney Summers on the blog today for a quick conversation on her newest release, All the Rage! Here’s more about the book in case you missed it:

Interview with Courtney Summers

Hi Courtney! I’m excited to have you on the blog today – I’m your biggest fan ever, by the way! 😉 Aw, thank you so much, Giselle! I appreciate that and I’m a fan of yours too. Thank you for having me on your blog. 🙂

Writing about a subject such as rape has to be incredibly difficult, what was the biggest struggle while writing this book?

Just writing it was the biggest struggle for the exact reason you’ve stated—rape is an incredibly difficult and challenging subject to approach. When you write…

Interview with Colleen Hoover + Giveaway!

Interview with Colleen Hoover + Giveaway!

Posted by on 03/18/2015 • 12 Comments

I’ve got the wonderful Colleen Hoover, NA rockstar, on the blog today for a short interview about her newest book, Confess! First let’s take a peek at this pretty for those who hadn’t heard of it yet:

Interview with Colleen Hoover Hi Colleen! Thanks so much for dropping by my little space on the web! Hopeless was the first New Adult book I ever read and I absolutely loved it! But today let’s talk about your newest release – Confess! 🙂

Let’s start with giving us a brief description of Confess using only 2 sentences.

Boy meets girl. Crap, I’m out of sentences.

What was the whole confessions part like – the book mentions they’re actual confessions you received – did you get some that will…

The Perils of Writing Steampunk by Leigh Statham + Giveaway!

The Perils of Writing Steampunk by Leigh Statham + Giveaway!

Posted by on 03/16/2015 • 20 Comments

I’m happy to be a part of the The Perilous Journey of the Not-So-Innocuous Girl tour today! I’ve got Leigh here to talk to us about what it’s like to write steampunk, and you can also enter to win before you go! First, let’s see what this book is all about:

Guest post by Leigh Statham

The Perils of Writing Steampunk

Steampunk is one of the most exciting and freeing genres to write. If you are a history buff, it’s great because you get to research to your heart’s content. But the creative types get to embellish and change all the things they don’t like. However, like any other speculative fiction genre, it still holds its challenges.

For example, I was up to my armpits…

Interview with Jay Clark + Giveaway!

Interview with Jay Clark + Giveaway!

Posted by on 03/10/2015 • 7 Comments

I’ve got the Finding Mr. Brightside tour stopping by the blog today. I had the opportunity to interview Jay Clark about this novel, and you can enter to win yourself a copy! First, let’s see what this book is all about:

Interview with Jay Clark

Let’s start with telling us what your book is about – but in tweet form!

She didn’t expect her silver lining To be wearing gray sweatpants. Will their parents’ sketchy history Stop her from giving him a chance?

What was the funnest part of writing Finding Mr. Brightside?

I was surprised how enjoyable it was to let the sparks fly between the two main characters without wet-blanketing them with an unnecessary punch line (or twenty), which is my tendency. I really want…