Please give a warm welcome to Kat Kruger! Kat’s here to answer a few questions, and then you can enter for a chance to win her Magdeburg Trilogy (digital).
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Hi, Kat! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Kat Kruger] Geek-girl, online-junkie, pizza-enthusiast, nature-lover, walking-paradox. (I hyphenated to cheat the word count.)
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about The Night is Found?
[Kat Kruger] It’s the third book in The Magdeburg Trilogy about 17-year-old Connor Lewis who gets a scholarship to study in Paris and winds up in the middle of a werewolf war. In this final book, he’s had to take on a leadership role to help stop two separate groups who threaten the existence of all werewolves. He returns home to NYC to seek out help from the New World packs who are rumored to have united. Meanwhile, the girl he’s crushing on gets mixed up with the enemy overseas. Read more
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Knockdown piqued my interest because it’s a survival story, and it takes place on a sailboat. The mega-tsunami threatening to destroy every coastline in its path also seemed pretty interesting. I haven’t read a post-apocalyptic story like this before, so I was game to give it a shot. I really enjoyed it! Read more
Sandra from Brenda Beem’s Knockdown stopped by to share 5 things not to do during a Mega Tsunami.
1.Get stuck in traffic. Sixteen year old Toni, the main character, rides her bike to the marina where her family’s sailboat, Whistler is moored. The city has been ordered to evacuate. Traffic is jammed. The police are gone. Desperate people are fleeing the city. Toni makes it to the boat because she can weave through the mess on her bike. He parents are not so lucky, and never make it. Read more
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Yeah! I managed to knock another series off my TBR pile! Graduation Day picks up right where Independent Study left off. Cia has just been forced to kill a rival classmate, and she is suffering from guilt. She is terrified of being caught. She doesn’t know who she can trust. When she stumbles across a bigger plot to bring down the President, she’s not sure she can carry out the mission she’s been given. Her task, handed to her by the President? Kill the ardent supporters of the Testing in order to end the cruel tradition once and for all. Read more
Okay, wow, Curses and Smoke put me through an emotional meat grinder. I was a bit hesitant to read a book based on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, mainly because I had reservations about receiving a happy ever after. I mean, this story is framed around one of the greatest natural disasters of the ancient world. I can’t imagine how the people of Pompeii felt during the earthquake, and then when the mountain exploded with a deafening boom, vomiting a deadly mix of debris 20 miles into the air. I know how I would feel, and I at least understand some of the science behind the event. Not so for the citizens of Pompeii. Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Mayra! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Mayra Calvani] Positive, persistent, empathetic, compassionate, motherly.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about The Luthier’s Apprentice? Read more
I’m super geeked to read The Girl Who Never Was, so I’m stoked to be part of the Faerie Court. Welcome to my little chunk of the palace, where I will share tidbits and teasers about Skylar Dorset’s The Girl Who Never Was, which releases on June 3rd. Today I have some deets about the Otherworld and Travelers.
Background Information on the Otherworld:
The Otherworld is a world inhabited by supernatural creatures. Not as geographically solid as the human world, its regions are flexible and fluid and sometimes the links between them can be terminated in the face of outside threats. This became common in the years just before the Seelies took over, when border control measures attempting to keep the Seelies out of certain regions, the Otherworld growing more segregated in its protectionism. The Seelies were strong and talented enough to overcome the measures, and they now control, for the most part, the geography of the Otherworld. Read more