Category: Interviews


#UKYACX BLOG TOUR | Spotlight on…Ellen Phethean @phethean @UKYACX

#UKYACX BLOG TOUR | Spotlight on…Ellen Phethean @phethean @UKYACX

(COVER NOT FINAL) Ren and the Blue Hands Set in the fictional 16th Century Calico Isles, Ellen Phethean’s YA novel, Ren and The Blue Hands, sees teenaged Ren drawn into a world of intrigue, passion and politics. Betrayal by your friends is heart breaking, betrayed by your own heart is devastating. In a world on the cusp of change, Ren, a Blue Hand dyer, is plucked from the dye sheds to become lady’s maid up at Barrow Hall. At first she’s excited about her future, […]


Spotlight/Interview: WENDY HIGGINS #BookBloggers #NewReleases #NA

Spotlight/Interview: WENDY HIGGINS #BookBloggers #NewReleases #NA

Amber Tate believes the worst thing she’ll suffer in life is dealing with the unrequited love she feels for her brother’s best friend, Rylen Fite. She also believes war is something unfortunate that happens places far, far away from her rural Nevada town. She’s wrong on both counts. When an unknown organization meticulously bombs major cities in the United States and across the globe, a trickle-down effect spreads to remaining towns at an alarming speed—everything from food and water sources to technology and communications are […]


#SBPT | Week 7: Brooke from The Cozy Little Book Nook @brookeevans2001 @TheBookBratz

#SBPT | Week 7: Brooke from The Cozy Little Book Nook @brookeevans2001 @TheBookBratz

Hey everyone! We’re nearly at the end of this fun tour organised by The Book Bratz. Again, thanks for having me! This week we’re talking to Brooke as she does the Epic Reads book tag. Enjoy! 🙂   Hi Everyone! I’m Brooke from The Cozy Little Book Nook and I’m so happy to be able to blog here on Kat’s blog today! So my post today is the Epic Reads Tag which is just questions about books (duh). Anyway, without too much of my blabbering, […]


#SBPT | Week 1: Valerie of HeSaidBooksOrMe

#SBPT | Week 1: Valerie of HeSaidBooksOrMe

HEY! Welcome to the first weekend of the Summer Blog Promo Tour! It was organised by the wonderful girls at The Book Bratz. For the next 7 Sundays I’ll be publishing a post that basically pimps out a different blogger. They deserve it, after all. All the hard work we all put in. Today’s post is all about Valerie from HeSaidBooksOrMe. I will be interviewing her, and finding out what makes her tick… 😛 1) Well, hello there, Valerie of He Said Books Or Me. I checked out […]


Interview @ YallWest: Alexandra Bracken #YA #Authors

Interview @ YallWest: Alexandra Bracken #YA #Authors

Hey everyone! You guys know I went to YallWest, right? Well, I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing the brilliant Alexandra Bracken, author of The Darkest Minds trilogy and the recent Passenger, the sequel to it being Wayfarer which is released January 2017. When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She […]


Event Round Up: Geek Fest @ Waterstones: Holly Smale (talk and signing)

Event Round Up: Geek Fest @ Waterstones: Holly Smale (talk and signing)

Hey guys! So on Wednesday 6th April I attended a book event of Holly Smale’s (author of the wonderful Geek Girl series) to promote book 5 “Head Over Heels” (released 7th April – TODAY! GO GET IT!) Head Over Heels (Geek Girl #5) by Holly Smale Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books Summary from Goodreads: “My name is Harriet Manners, and I will always be a geek.” The fifth book in the bestselling, award-winning GEEK GIRL series. Harriet Manners knows almost every fact there is. She […]


Book to Movie Adaptations by Madeline Dyer #GuestPost #Thoughts

Posted 21 July, 2015 by katheryn13 in Fun, Interviews, YA / 0 Comments
Book to Movie Adaptations by Madeline Dyer #GuestPost #Thoughts

[Very pleased to say that the lovely Madeline Dyer, author of The Untamed series, has volunteered to be our guest blogger. I asked her a tough question and she provided the answer. Enjoy! 🙂 ] ✄ ✄ ✄ ✄ ✄ Book to Movie Adaptations: When Reading is Such an Intimate, Personal Experience, Can We Ever Really Fall in Love With the Screen? Whenever I hear that a new YA novel is being developed into a movie, I get hugely excited. This is not only because […]


#GuestPost: The Boatman by Kat Hawthorne #Spotlight

#GuestPost: The Boatman by Kat Hawthorne #Spotlight

Today I’m pleased to welcome a special post about Kat Hawthorne’s book The Boatman. Here she explains what it was like working with an illustrator when putting the story together. The Weirdness of Working With an Illustrator By: Kat Hawthorne As you may or may not know, my book, The Boatman, was illustrated by the wonderful and talented artist, Dora Mitchell (www.doramitchell.com). This was a first for me, working with an illustrator, so today I’d like to explore how weird it was for me, the […]


#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

#ReleaseDay Book Blitz & Giveaway: Awakening by Shannon Duffy #YA @shannonduffylit @entangledteen

Awakening by Shannon Duffy Release Date: 04/07/15 Entangled Teen Summary from Goodreads: A thrilling, futuristic sci-fi novel set in a unique and thought-provoking world, from author Shannon Duffy.

Desiree Six (because she was born on a Friday) believes in everything the Protectorate stands for. She likes the safety and security of having her entire life planned out—her career, her mate, even the date of her death. She doesn’t even think to question when Darien, her childhood friend and neighbor, is convicted of murdering his parents. They had […]


Zombies: Why the brains? Check out @DefinitionHouse’s #YA Kickstarter project #DeadNewWorld to find out!

Zombies: Why the brains? Check out @DefinitionHouse’s #YA Kickstarter project #DeadNewWorld to find out!

Here at BookNerds we’re pleased to be hosting Dead New World by Ryan Hill. Check it out…Zzzzzzzzombies! DEAD NEW WORLD Zombies aren’t mindless anymore. They follow orders. And if Holt and Ambrose want to kill some undead, they’ll do the same. But when a routine mission goes horribly wrong, the best friends’ lives are flayed to the bone. Now there’s only one light in the darkness of Holt’s life, and when she’s taken, he’ll do anything to get her back. Even if that means defying […]


Author Interview: Heather Van Fleet

Posted 1 June, 2013 by katheryn13 in Contemporary, Interviews, Mature, Romance, YA / 3 Comments
Author Interview: Heather Van Fleet

This, my friends, is the very first time we’ve EVER had the privilage of interviewing an author. I sat staring at this screen for way too long trying to come up with how to introduce this blog post… I am terrible at writing introductions as I’m sure you know if you read the about me section on this blog. “hash-tag epic fail”. Anywho… let’s get this thing rolling with an awkward start! Go me! I had the amazing opportunity not too long ago to read […]